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- 09/24/15--14:00: _Haj an occasion for...
- 09/24/15--14:00: _Shooting for harass...
- 09/24/15--14:00: _At 105 he's al...
- 09/24/15--14:00: _Haj quotas to conti...
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- 09/25/15--14:00: _Three killed in sho...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Liquor factory bust...
- 09/25/15--14:00: _Two held for robbin...
- 09/24/15--14:00: Madinah gears up to receive pilgrims
- 09/24/15--14:00: Police investigating child death in Hufuf
- 09/24/15--14:00: Driver injured in car-truck collision
- 09/24/15--14:00: Police deny gun attack rumors
- 09/24/15--14:00: Drunken hit and run case kills one
- 09/24/15--14:00: Water plan working, claims NWC
- 09/24/15--14:00: Badly stored water seized
- 09/24/15--14:00: Civil Defense uses satellite vehicles
- 09/24/15--14:00: Saudi TV channel in Persian launched
- 09/24/15--14:00: Health violations detected
- 09/24/15--14:00: 61 decisions against violating pilgrims
- 09/24/15--14:00: Snapchat helps pilgrims stay in touch with families, friends
- 09/24/15--14:00: Haj an occasion for Makkan family to stay together and earn money
- 09/24/15--14:00: Shooting for harassment
- 09/24/15--14:00: At 105 he's alive and kicking!
- 09/24/15--14:00: Haj quotas to continue for years on: Al-Hajjar
- 09/24/15--14:00: Yemeni pilgrims in Mina braving Houthi attacks
- 09/25/15--14:00: Three killed in shooting incidents
- 09/25/15--14:00: Liquor factory busted in Jazan
- 09/25/15--14:00: Two held for robbing store
MADINAH — The Prophet's City has completed all arrangements and is ready to receive thousands of pilgrims expected to visit it after completing their Haj rituals.
Many pilgrims immediately went to Madinah immediately after th
Al-AHSA — Police and municipality staff are investigating the death of a 12-year-old child inside King Fahd garden in Al-Hufuf city, in Al-Ahsa region. Preliminary investigation by police revealed that the child may have died as a result of an electrical shock while playing near a lamppost. According to other children, the victim fell on the
AL-WAJH — A Saudi driver suffered serious injures when his car collided with the back of a truck on Al-Wajh road, in Tabuk region. The driver was speeding at night, and did not see the truck in front of him. Police and Red Crescent workers found the man unconscious. He was rushed to King Khaled Hospital for treatment.
AL-JOUF — Al-Jouf police have denied rumors circulating on social media of a man storming a shopping center with a machine gun. Police issued a statement saying that the incident was in fact a fight between two groups inside the shopping center. The huge fight caused chaos inside the center, but no one was injured. Police and security guards
RAFHA — A Saudi man has killed one person and injured another in a hit and run case. The Saudi driver, who was under the influence of alcohol, got in a heated argument with the victims and used his car to run them down. Police arrested the man after arriving at the scene. Police said the driver and the victims had a previous personal disagre
MINA — The National Water Company (NWC) said it has no record of any water shortages in the holy sites during Haj. The NWC’s head of operations in Makkah and Taif, Abdullah Bin Ahmad, said that new laboratory vehicles were deployed in holy sites to test water in tanks and in the water network to ensure safety of the pilgrims. He said t
MAKKAH — The municipality here seized water that was poorly stored. After a tip off, teams from the municipality stormed a warehouse and found more than 3,000 boxes of water stored in direct sunlight. They also seized more than 5,000 pieces of chicken and 160 bags of rice not fit for human consumption. Meanwhile, Al-Shawkiyyah branch municip
JEDDAH – For the first time, the Civil Defense has used satellite trucks during Haj to transmit pictures on all events in the holy sites. The vehicle is equipped with four surveillance cameras, one stationary and three mobile, with an embedded audio sensor and live broadcast devices that transmit the images to the Civil Defense emergency roo
MINA — Minister of Culture and Information Adel Al-Turaifi on Wednesday evening launched a special Haj TV channel and a radio station in Persian and said the transmission and the broadcast will reach about 130 million people around the world. The channel and the station will air and broadcast live the Haj rituals and the movements of pilgrim
MADINAH — Health affairs in Madinah carried out 870 field inspections on different hotels and shops in Madinah over the past 25 days and discovered many violations. Assistant director general of health affairs, Dr. Khaled Al-Harbi, said that the field trips are prevention measures taken to improve conditions and protect pilgrims. He said tha
MAKKAH — The seasonal committee of the Passports Department (Jawazat) has issued 61 decisions against violating pilgrims this Haj season. All violating pilgrims were sentenced to a total of 825 days in jail, and financial violations to the tune of more than SR3 million. The committee seized 14 cars that were used to transport pilgrims withou
Saudi Gazette report
MINA — Snapchat has proved to be number one social media tools preferred by the pilgrims when it comes to taking pictures and videos, Al-Hayat daily reported. Several pilgrims were seen taking live videos of the Haj rituals and sending them to their family members
Saudi Gazette report
MAKKAH — For the family of Abdullah Ayash, a Saudi from Makkah’s Al-Mansour Street, the annual Haj pilgrimage is not only an opportunity for doing business and earning a livelihood but also a time for outing and serving the guests of God.
Ayash has set up a simp
Fahd Bin Jleid Al-Jazirah WE should look at the recent harassment incident in Jazan with a scrutinizing eye. We should seriously consider the matter and not let it pass. The story behind the incident is that a citizen fired at a man who was allegedly harassing his wife. Reports said the harasser continue
Saudi Gazette report MINA — Noor Mohammed, a 105-year-old Pakistani pilgrim, has finally been able to make it to Makkah after several failed attempts. "My repeated failures to perform Haj did not deter me. I continued my struggle to save money and embark on the journey of the life-time,"
MINA — The quota of one pilgrim for each 1,000 people in every country will continue without exception for years to come, Haj Minister Bandar Al-Hajjar has said."The quota system will continue because of the limited geographical areas of the
Saudi Gazette report MINA — Braving frequent attacks by Houthi militias on their way to the annual Haj pilgrimage, several Yemeni pilgrims expressed joy when they reached the holy sites. With rheumy eyes the pilgrims expressed their gratitude to Almighty Allah for His blessings, Al-Ha
HAIL — Three people were killed in two separate incidents in Hail. In the first incident, unknown gunmen opened fire on two people at a police station killing them instantly. In the second incident, a corporal working for the traffic department was shot and killed when an unknown gunman fired gunshot at him while he was on duty. Police have
JAZAN — Police in Jazan discovered a liquor factory inside an abandoned neighborhood. A police officer who was in a routine patrol inside the neighborhood noticed light coming out of a abandoned house. He noticed that the electricity was stolen from a street lamppost through a wire extended all the way to the house. When the officer went to
SABYA — Police in Sabya in the southern Jazan region arrested two persons for allegedly robbing a store. The two suspects broke into the store and tried to steal what was inside the store safe. One of the thieves was arrested on the scene while the other one managed to escape. After intensive search, police managed to pinpoint his hide