Pilgrims’ departure begins with 118 flights today and tomorrow

There will be 60 domestic Haj flights from King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah today and 58 on Friday for GCC pilgrims while flights returning pilgrims to their homes will continue for a...

Saudi-led Arab Coalition intercepts Houthi drone targeting Jazan

The Arab Coalition supporting the legitimate government in Yemen said on Thursday that its forces intercepted and downed a Houthi drone that was targeting the Saudi city of Jazan. Turki Al-Maliki, the spokesman of the...

More than two million faithful begin Haj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims begin the annual Haj on Friday. "All of the arms of state have been deployed (and) we are proud to serve as 'God's hosts'," said security forces spokesman Bassam...

Pilgrims Move to Mina to Spend the Day of Tarwiyah

The pilgrims began arriving in here today, the eighth day of the month of Dhu Al-Hijjah 1440 AH, to spend the day of Tarwiyah (Quenching Thirst), following of the Sunnah (tradition) of Prophet Mohammed,...

Interior Ministry Spokesman Announces Completion of First Phase of Transporting Pilgrims to Mina

The Spokesman of the Ministry of Interior Major General Mansour Al-Turki said that the arrival of pilgrims in Mina was completed, which is represented by the arrival of pilgrims in Mina and the arrival...

Foreign Ministry Official Source: KSA Condemns and Denounces Terrorist Bombing Near a Police Station...

An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist bombing near a police station in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing and inuring tens...

Interior Ministry to Hold Tomorrow First Press Conference for this Year’s Hajj Season

Ministry of Interior will hold tomorrow Thursday, August 8 ,2019 the first press conference for this year's hajj season to provide a summary of the results implementing hajj plans, in addition to exerted efforts...

Last Haj flight to land Monday

The last Haj flight is scheduled to land at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah Monday, according to the General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA). It said the departure flights will start on Dhul...

Saudi Press: KSA’s Great and Noble Positions Towards Peoples in Arab World

Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arenas. Al-Yaum newspaper pointed in its editorial to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's stressing in Gulf, Arab and Islamic...

1,336,426 Pilgrims Arrive in the Kingdom

 The number of pilgrims who have so far arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj rituals from abroad through air, land and sea ports, stood at 1,336,426 pilgrims, according to statistics...

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