Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism. (SPA)
Updated 08 November 2018

Muslim World League chief praised for global efforts to combat extremism

  • Prince Khaled laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation

JEDDAH: Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has honored Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa, secretary general of the Muslim World League (MWL), who was awarded the second version of the moderation prize 2018, at a ceremony at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah.
KAU President Abdulrahman Al-Youbi also thanked Al-Issa for his global efforts in highlighting the role of the Kingdom in the area of moderation.
Guests watched a biographical documentary about Al-Issa and his efforts to combat intellectual extremism and promote the values of moderation from religious teachings. AN Jeddah
Prince Khaled also laid the foundation stone for the building of the Prince Khaled Al Faisal Institute for Moderation, which will soon launch its first master’s program in moderation as well as professional diploma programs for specialists.


30 pilgrims die in road accident in Saudi Arabia

At least 30 pilgrims were killed and 5 injured in an accident on Hijra road, 170 km from Madinah. (File/Wikipedia)
Updated 41 min 25 sec ago

30 pilgrims die in road accident in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: At least 30 pilgrims were killed and five injured in an accident between a bus and a car on Wednesday.
The accident took place on Hijra road, 170 km from Madinah.
The pilgrims were from varying nationalities and police investigations are presently ongoing.