Sunday, 24 May 2020

Category: General

Aid agency: Over 660,000 displaced despite UN virus ceasefire call

Stockholm, Over 660,000 people have been forced to flee their homes due to armed conflict in the past two months despite a United Nations plea for a global ceasefire to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, dpa cited from an aid agency on Friday. “At a time when health experts tell us to stay at home, men with guns are forcing hundreds of thousands out of their […]

Ministry of Islamic Affairs Concludes Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Program for Ramadan Iftar in 18 Countries

Riyadh, The Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call and Guidance has concluded the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Program for Ramadan Iftar (Breaking-fast) for the year 2020 in 18 countries around the world, which has been implemented by Religious Attaché offices at Saudi Embassies and Islamic Centers under the […]

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Congratulates President of Yemen on Unity Day

Riyadh: The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable of congratulations to President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi of the Republic of Yemen on the anniversary of his country’s Unity Day. In his own name and on behalf of the Government and the people of the Kingdom […]

Cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc in India, Bangladesh, killing at least 22

New Delhi/Dhaka: Cyclone Amphan, one of the most powerful storms to hit South Asia in recent years, killed at least 22 people and left a trail of destruction in India and Bangladesh, officials said Thursday, according to dpa. Amphan destroyed thousands of homes, uprooted trees and led to severe flooding, leaving authorities struggling to mount […]

Supreme Court Calls on Muslims to Sight Shawwal Crescent on Friday

Riyadh: 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 or through binoculars to […]

Supreme Court Calls on Muslims to Sight Shawwal Crescent on Friday

Riyadh, 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 or through binoculars to […]

Strongest cyclone in over a decade slams into India, Bangladesh

KOLKATA/DHAKA, A powerful cyclone barrelled into eastern India on Wednesday with heavy rain, wind and waves as millions of people were evacuated from there and neighbouring Bangladesh in an operation complicated by the campaign against the novel coronavirus, Reuters reported. Cyclone Amphan had begun moving inland, the India Meteorological Department said in a bulletin at […]

Etihad Makes 1st Known Commercial Flight Between UAE, Israel

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Etihad Airways flew aid for the Palestinians amid the coronavirus pandemic from the capital of the United Arab Emirates into Israel on Tuesday, marking the first known direct commercial flight between the two nations. The flight came as the UAE, home to Abu Dhabi and Dubai on the Arabian Peninsula, […]

KSrelief Distributes 800 Food Baskets to Families of Cancer Patients in Aden, Yemen

Aden, Yemen, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), in cooperation with National Cancer Control Foundation, distributed yesterday 800 food baskets weighing 59 tons and 200 kgs to families of cancer patients in Aden, Yemen, benefiting 400 families. The General Coordinator of Yemeni High Relief Committee Jamal Balfaqih praised roles being played by the […]