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20 May 2018

Muslims perform prayers at renovated historic mosques in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: The renovation of historic sites across Saudi Arabia has breathed life back to several mosques this Ramadan, as worshippers are now able to hold prayers on their premises. Pictures from the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) showed Muslims performing Taraweeh prayers Saturday night at some of these historic mosques, including the Me’mar mosque in Jeddah, a recently renovated

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20 May 2018

Makkah hotels fully booked for last 10 days of Ramadan

Shalabi said the rate of double rooms during the last 10 days of Ramadan has gone up to SR28,000 including the iftar meal. “Rooms and suites were booked three months before the start of Ramadan. We are expecting a large number of businessmen from the Kingdom and abroad to come for Umrah during the last 10 days of the holy month,” he added.

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20 May 2018

No fatalities in new Makkah crane accident

MAKKAH: Part of a mobile crane being used for construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah toppled to the ground on Sunday.  The driver of the crane was slightly injured in the incident, but no one else was hurt.  The Makkah Governorate said the area of the Grand Mosque where the crane collapsed was not dedicated for prayer, and was far from visitors and worshippers.

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19 May 2018

100 samples of Zamzam water tested everyday

During a meeting with Arab Group of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at its headquarters in Paris recently, KSRelief supervisor general Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah said the Kingdom’s has provided 5,212,000,000 financial contribution in the educational sector to date.

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