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    Saudi, UAE slam Doha for ‘backtracking’ on Makkah talks

    Agence-France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:25am on June 04, 2019

    Saudi Arabia criticised Qatar on Monday for rejecting the outcome of recent Makkahtalks on regional tensions with Iran, while the UAE accused...

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    Politics overshadows prayers in Makkah

    Agence France-Presse . Makkah | Updated at 05:39pm on May 31, 2019

    Islam’s holiest city Makkah is abuzz with pilgrims in the last days of the fasting month of Ramadan, amid tight security for high-profile gatherings of...

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    Makkah summits overshadowed by US-Iran tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 01:40pm on May 28, 2019

    Regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia hosts Islamic, Arab and Gulf summits this week as tensions between Iran and the US raise fears of military escalation.The three...

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    Saudis intercept Houthi missiles in Makkah province

    Reuters . Jeddah | Updated at 05:25pm on May 21, 2019

    Saudi Arabia said on Monday that it had intercepted two missiles in Makkah province fired by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis, who earlier denied...

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    Minister assures of better hajj management this year

    | Updated at 06:58pm on July 09, 2018

    Religious affairs minister Motiur Rahman on Monday said this year the pilgrims can perform hajj in better way than the previous year as all preparation...

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    Bangladeshi jumps to death in Makkah

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:25pm on June 16, 2018

    A Bangladeshi man on Wednesday threw himself to death from the first floor into the Kaaba circumambulation area at the Grand Mosque (Haram Mosque) in...