“Allahu Akbar” is a common phrase used nearly daily for many of the world’s 1.8 billion Muslims.
Kingdom, which says it will allow this without customers having to prove they are related, launched new tourist visa scheme to attract holidaymakers.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi continues to leave its mark on global affairs.
While Muslims are supposed to undertake the Hajj at least once in their lifetimes, Saudi Arabia’s role in regional conflicts increases — so does the costs of annual pilgrimage it hosts.
The Feast of Sacrifice is based on the experiences of the Prophet Abraham. All three monotheistic faiths believe that he was tested by God, who ordered him to sacrifice his son before replacing him with a ram at the last moment.
Eid al Salwaawi uses simple tools like a handmade palm frond brush and a mixture of paint, vinegar, rosewater, gum Arabic and glue to paint colourful images on walls in Cairo
The virus has killed more than 1,700 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since the world's second-worst outbreak was declared almost a year ago and is threatening to spill over its borders.
A Harvard archeologist and historian is exploring the possibility of finding Europe's 'first mosque' in Reccopolis, an old Visigothian city, which was taken over by the Muslim conquerers of Spain in the early 9th Century.
The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day.
Solidarity will not bring justice for the Palestinians at a time when they have been abandoned by their neighbours.
Saudi Arabia, a staunch US ally, is hosting three high-level summits of Gulf Arab leaders in Mecca, hastily convened after a spike in tensions between the kingdom and its rival Iran.
US President Donald Trump's has tightened economic sanctions against Iran and his administration says it has built up the US military presence in the region. Tehran has described the US moves as "psychological warfare" and a "political game."
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