Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims from UK, Europe, US

Hajj ministry announces alternative flights, facilities to accommodate pilgrims from UK, Europe, US

  • Move comes after people faced technical issues while applying for Hajj via the electronic portal
  • Additional seats were added on flights after people reported limited capacities on flights
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

Saudi crown prince announces ‘national priorities’ for research, development projects

  • The twenty-year long aspirations include developments in the fields of health, environmental sustainability, leadership in energy and industry
By Arab News ·

Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America

Turkey blocks access to Deutsche Welle and Voice of America

  • An Ankara court ruled to restrict access to their websites late Thursday
  • Deutsche Welle said it did not comply with the licensing requirement because it “would have allowed the Turkish government to censor editorial content”
By AP ·

Saudi filmmaker Mujtaba Saeed is currently developing a script that draws heavily on his relationship with Makkah. (SPA) photos

Childhood memories of Hajj pilgrimages inspire Saudi filmmaker’s latest project

  • Mujtaba Saeed’s script draws parallels between Makkah and Berlin, and explores the contrasts between traditional values and the modern world
By Nada Alturki ·

Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece tugged to Piraeus port

Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece tugged to Piraeus port

  • For over two months Iranian-flagged Lana has been anchored off the Greek island of Evia
By Reuters ·

Formula E returns to Morocco for season eight, round 10 at Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan

Formula E returns to Morocco for season eight, round 10 at Circuit International Automobile Moulay El Hassan

  • Mercedes-EQ’s Stoffel Vandoorne leads the way in the Drivers’ World Championship with a five-point advantage over nearest challenger and double champion Jean-Eric Vergne of DS TECHEETAH
By Arab News ·