In total some 2.5 million faithful, the majority from abroad, will undertake the pilgrimage this year, according to local media.
09 Aug 2019 12:40 PM
There was no mention of attacks on Saudi official websites or media.
05 Aug 2019 2:29 PM
A car driving against traffic on Cairo's corniche collided with three other cars, causing explosion, Egypt's interior ministry said.
05 Aug 2019 12:01 PM
The detainees were found to be involved in terror crimes in the past.
04 Aug 2019 3:35 PM
‘IRGC's naval forces have seized foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf that was smuggling fuel for some Arab countries," IRGC commander said.
04 Aug 2019 3:32 PM
The country has been largely divided into two factions ever since the death of its dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
04 Aug 2019 11:23 AM
The pro-government Saudi Gazette newspaper hailed the decision as 'one giant leap for Saudi women'.
02 Aug 2019 10:50 AM
The blast came a day after three children were killed and 23 others were injured in a suicide attack at a busy market in Kandahar province.
31 Jul 2019 2:54 PM
A 27-year-old said he won't be voting as he has lost faith since 2014 election that was mired in allegations of fraud and ballot stuffing.
29 Jul 2019 3:31 PM
The prince was the eldest surviving son of Saudi Arabia's founding monarch, King Abdulaziz.
29 Jul 2019 2:39 PM
The explosion took place at Shaheed Circle in Kabul's Police District 4 (PD4) at around 4:40 pm (local time) on Sunday.
29 Jul 2019 1:53 PM
Ghazni Police Chief Khalid Wardak said that the casualty figures may rise.
27 Jul 2019 1:45 PM
Jalil Eslami, the Iranian official, stated that the incident occurred due to seepage of water at the sea.
27 Jul 2019 9:34 AM
The girls are part of a family of eight, consisting of two parents and six sisters.
27 Jul 2019 9:03 AM
Last year, Pakistan launched two indigenously-built satellites into the orbit, using a Chinese launch vehicle.
25 Jul 2019 5:17 PM
Palestinians accuse Israel of using security as pretext to force them out as part of long-term efforts to expand settlements and roads.
22 Jul 2019 1:09 PM
Intelligence Ministry says it had broken up a CIA spying ring and captured 17 suspects.
22 Jul 2019 1:07 PM
Some analysts in Israel believe that the meeting with PM Modi is meant to prop up his campaign right before the polls.
21 Jul 2019 6:17 PM
A Kerala men, who are currently stranded in Al Ain and Ajman, claim they met an agent on WhatsApp and paid up to Rs 70,000 for visas to UAE.
21 Jul 2019 12:49 PM
A year after the US pulled out of the deal, Iran announced its partial withdrawal from the agreement.
20 Jul 2019 8:58 AM