Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, Crown Prince Donate Total of $7.9 Mln To Charity

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have donated a total of $7.9 million (SR 30 million) to charity through the Kingdom’s Ehsan Platform, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Friday. King Salman donated $5.3 million (SR20 million) for charitable and non – profitable works, while the Crown Prince contributed … More Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, Crown Prince Donate Total of $7.9 Mln To Charity

Saudi Arabia’s Ithra Celebrates Ramadan With Cultural Events, Activities

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with a wide selection of cultural events and interactive activities. Ithra is offering visitors a chance to take part in events focused on national traditions and  Saudi Arabian heritage, as well as different interactive workshops. The centre’s Ramadan program also includes a collection … More Saudi Arabia’s Ithra Celebrates Ramadan With Cultural Events, Activities

Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

Oman will be imposing strict measure during the holy month of Ramadan to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the country’s health ministry announced on Monday. Ramadan – which will start on April 13 or 14 pending the moon sighting – is the month when Muslim fast from sunrise to sunset. It is often celebrated … More Oman Imposes Strict COVID-19 Measures During Ramadan

NEWS ALERT | King Salman Says Eid Prayer at Masjid Al-Haram Will Be Held Without Worshippers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud approved on Saturday holding the Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Masjid al-Haram in Mekkah and Prophet’s Mosques in Madinah without any worshippers. General President of the Affairs of the Grand Mosques and the Prophet’s Mosque, Sheikh Dr. Abdul … More NEWS ALERT | King Salman Says Eid Prayer at Masjid Al-Haram Will Be Held Without Worshippers

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Mosques will remain closed for prayers on the Eid Al-Fitr holiday, Saudi and United Arab Emirates officials said on Friday, calling on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Eid, which marks the end of the holy fasting month Ramadan, may … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia, UAE Mosques To Stay Closed For Eid Prayers

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Declares Sunday First Day of Eid Al-Fitr

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia declared on Friday that Saturday is the final day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan after the crescent moon of the month of Shawwal was not sighted. This means that the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, … More NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Declares Sunday First Day of Eid Al-Fitr

NEWS | Egyptians Rush To Buy Treats Before Eid al-Fitr curfew

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Families rushed to buy sweets and biscuits in Cairo on Friday as they prepared to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan under a tightened coronavirus curfew and lockdown. The Eid al-Fitrs festivities are usually a time of release when people pack the streets and visits families, … More NEWS | Egyptians Rush To Buy Treats Before Eid al-Fitr curfew

NEWS ALERT | Supreme Court Calls On Muslims To Sight Shawal Crescent On Friday

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Friday evening, 29 Ramadan, 1441 H, corresponding to 22 May, 2020. In its announcement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by naked eyes … More NEWS ALERT | Supreme Court Calls On Muslims To Sight Shawal Crescent On Friday

RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has announced a four-day holiday for private sector employees to celebrate Eid al – Fitr, expected to last from Saturday May 23 to Tuesday May 26, according to the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development. The holiday for Eid al-Fitr will begin the day after the finale … More RAMADAN: Saudi Arabia Announces Four-Day Eid al-Fitr Holiday May 23-26

NEWS ALERT | Saudi To Distribute $493 Million As ‘Ramadan Aid’ For Social Security Beneficiaries

RIYADH|SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi King Salman ordered on Monday the distribution of ‘Ramadan Aid’ worth 1.85 billion riyal ($492 million) for social security beneficiaries, the state news agency reported. Providers of families will get 1,000 riyals each while family members will get 500 riyals each.