King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
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King Salman arrives in Makkah where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan on May 25,2019. (SPA)
Updated 26 May 2019

King Salman arrives in Makkah for last ten days of Ramadan

  • On his arrival in Makkah, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials
  • The king will chair the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31

RIYADH: King Salman arrived in Makkah on Saturday where he will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. 

On his arrival in the city, King Salman was received by the governor of the region Prince Khaled Al-Faisal and other officials including Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, the chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques.

The king will spend the last ten days of Ramadan, seen as the most virtuous and blessed days of the holy month, in Makkah to be near the Grand Mosque.  

Saudi Arabia will host the 14th session of the OIC’s Islamic Summit in Makkah on May 31, chaired by King Salman.

The summit, according to SPA, is titled “Makkah Summit: Together for the Future” and aims to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.

 

 

 


Saudi Arabia announces 23 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 31 May 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 23 more deaths from COVID-19

  • A total of 503 people have died from COVID-19 in the Kingdom so far
  • The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the kingdom has reached 85,261

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced 23 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,877 new cases of the disease on Sunday. 

Of the new cases, 586 were recorded in Jeddah, 504 in Riyadh, and 159 in Makkah. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the kingdom has reached 85,261. 

The health ministry also announced that 3,559 more patients had recovered from the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have recovered in the Kingdom to 62,442.

A total of 503 people have died from COVID-19 in the Kingdom so far.