Chaos at Jeddah airport
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Chaos at Jeddah airport

JEDDAH: With Ramadan and the peak Umrah pilgrimage season winding down, King Abdulaziz International Airport…

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Millions join Khatm prayers
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Millions join Khatm prayers

MAKKAH: About three million Muslims attended Khatm Al-Qur’an (end of the Qur’an recitation) prayers at…

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Petraeus, NATO chief warn of Qur’an-burning repercussions
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Petraeus, NATO chief warn of Qur’an-burning repercussions

WASHINGTON: Fear looms over a week that should be one of celebration — the end…

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Iraq: Combat ends, sacrifices don’t
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Iraq: Combat ends, sacrifices don’t

Jordanian websites shift political dissent online
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Jordanian websites shift political dissent online

AMMAN: Mocking officials online, exposing high-level corruption and discussing political tension could land journalists in…

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Ramadan abroad colorless: Students
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Ramadan abroad colorless: Students

JEDDAH: As the holy month is about to end now, Saudi Students studying abroad talk…

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Iran on brink of nuclear weapon, warns watchdog
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Iran on brink of nuclear weapon, warns watchdog

Iran has passed a crucial nuclear threshold, weapons inspectors have warned, and could now go…

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Obama launches big week on economy
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Obama launches big week on economy

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama launches several economic initiatives this week aimed at generating some…

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Millions gather at Holy Mosques seeking Lailat Al-Qadr blessings
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Millions gather at Holy Mosques seeking Lailat Al-Qadr blessings

MAKKAH/MADINAH: Over three million Muslims attended special prayers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah and…

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250,000 attend Al-Aqsa prayers
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250,000 attend Al-Aqsa prayers

The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Palestine Sheikh Mohammed Hussein on Friday said that despite…

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Govt makes no profit from Haj
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Govt makes no profit from Haj

 Second Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Prince Naif, who is also chairman of the Supreme…

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King gets doctorate from Umm Al-Qura
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King gets doctorate from Umm Al-Qura

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah on Saturday received an honorary doctorate degree…

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UPS cargo plane crashes in Dubai, killing two
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UPS cargo plane crashes in Dubai, killing two

A UPS cargo plane crashed shortly after take-off outside Dubai, killing two crew members abroad,…

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Over 13,000 have embraced Islam in Dubai since 1996
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Over 13,000 have embraced Islam in Dubai since 1996

DUBAI: Dubai has witnessed over 13,000 conversions to Islam over the last 14 years particularly…

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Obama warns Middle East leaders ‘chance may not come again soon’
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Obama warns Middle East leaders ‘chance may not come again soon’

Direct dialogue begins between leaders in Washington as Barack Obama heralds ‘moment of opportunity’ to…

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