Masjid-e-Nabawi Current Affairs 

Saudi Arabia reopens mosques including Masjid-e-Nabawi after coronavirus lockdown

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s 90,000 mosques opened their doors to worshipers on Sunday for the first time in more than two months, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. Worshipers though have been ordered to follow strict guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. However, the Grand Mosque in Makkah, which houses the cube-shaped Kaaba that Muslims around the world pray… Read More
Saudi Arabia to enforce 24-hour curfew from last day of Ramzan Current Affairs 

Saudi Arabia to enforce 24-hour curfew from last day of Ramzan

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has decided to enforce 24-hour curfew and total lockdown from May 23 to May 27 across the country. The period includes the day of Eid Al-Fitr and national holidays surrounding the festival. The Ministry of Interior said the 24-hour nationwide lockdown will be imposed for five days, starting from Ramzan 30 to Shawwal 4, and is in… Read More
Turkey President Erdogan calls for ‘updating Islam' after Saudi ‘Moderate Islam’ Culture 

Turkey President Erdogan calls for ‘updating Islam’ after Saudi ‘Moderate Islam’

Ankara: Days after 32-year-old Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman advocating for “Moderate Islam”, Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stirred up a hornet’s nest saying “Islam needs to be updated” on the occasion of International Women’s Day program at the Presidential Palace in the national capital. Tayyip Erdogan in his address to women from all walks of life, heaped… Read More
Indonesian professor wins King Faisal International Prize 2018 for service to Islam Culture 

Indonesian professor wins King Faisal International Prize 2018 for service to Islam

Riyadh: Professor Irwandi Jaswir of Indonesia was named winner of the King Faisal International Prize, one of Saudi Arabia’s most prestigious prizes during a ceremony at a luxury hotel in the country’s capital on Wednesday, for “service to Islam”. Prof. Jaswir, deputy dean of the International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) was recognized for his contribution to the… Read More
Saudi Arabia to lift 35-year ban on cinemas, Ministry of Information confirms Society 

Saudi Arabia to lift 35-year ban on cinemas, Ministry of Information confirms

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has announced to lift a decades-long ban on commercial cinemas as part of social reforms led by the crown prince. Cinema theaters will be allowed to operate in the Kingdom for the first time in 35 years. Awwad Alawwad, the information minister on Monday in a statement said: “As the industry regulator, the General Commission for Audiovisual… Read More
Saudi Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah released after $1 Billion Deal, Official Says Current Affairs 

Saudi Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah released after $1 Billion Deal, Official Says

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has released Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, one of the senior Saudi royals detained three weeks ago in an anti-corruption crackdown, after reaching an “acceptable settlement agreement” with authorities paying more than $1 billion, an official involved in the anti-graft campaign said on Tuesday. Prince Miteb was among dozens of royal family members, ministers and current and former… Read More
Social media outrage after Israeli Jew post photos from Prophet's Mosque in Madina Current Affairs 

Social media outrage after Israeli Jew post photos from Prophet’s Mosque in Madina

A Jewish journalist of Russian descent posted photos and videos on his Instagram account on Monday from the Mosque of the Prophet Muhammad, Madina in Saudi Arabia. The posts prompted angry comments from many users, leading Instagram to suspend his account on Tuesday. Ben Tzion, a blogger and writer for the Times of Israel, shared his pictures dressed in traditional… Read More
88 women have applied for Haj without 'mehram' Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Current Affairs 

88 women have applied for Haj without ‘mehram’: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

New Delhi: In a first of its kind, 88 women have applied for Haj without a “mehram” or male guardian within first week after the procedure for Haj 2018 started, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday. As per the new Haj policy, women above 45 years of age can go on the holy pilgrimage without a… Read More
Current Affairs 

Saudi King Salman to step down next week and hand over the crown to his son!

Jeddah: Saudi Arabia monarch King Salman plans to step down and announce his son Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman as his successor next week, a source close to the country’s royal family revealed. The 81-year-old king will continue as a ceremonial figurehead, handing over official leadership of the country to his son — often referred to as MBS, the Daily… Read More
Establishment of Prophet's Hadith (Tradition) Complex named after King Salman in Madinah Current Affairs 

Establishment of Prophet’s Hadith (Tradition) Complex named after King Salman in Madinah

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree on Tuesday to establish a complex called (the compound of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud for the Prophet’s Hadith). The Complex for the Prophet’s Hadith (Tradition) will be based in Madinah, the Saudi Press Agency reported quoting the royal decree. The complex will… Read More