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Ramadan plan ensures ease and comfort for worshippers

The Grand Mosque is already full of worshippers and Umrah pilgrims. Over 4.5 million Umrah visas have been issued for this year’s Ramadan starting Monday. Authorities have devised elaborate plans to provide all comfort to visitors to the holy cty. MAKKAH – The General Presidency of the Affairs of the

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Saudi expects five million pilgrims during Ramadan

Pilgrimage visas are 1.1 million up on 2010 making for an unprecedented rise in one of the Kingdom’s most important sources of non-oil revenue Saudi Arabia expects to receive a record five million pilgrims during Ramadan this year. According to figures released by the Agency for Umrah Affairs at the

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King, crown prince greet Muslims on Ramadan

King Abdullah, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques JEDDAH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and Crown Prince Sultan, deputy premier and minister of defense and aviation, greeted Muslims in the Kingdom and the rest of the world Sunday on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan.

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Special Ramadan plan in place for holy mosques

JEDDAH: A comprehensive plan is in place to serve the large number of pilgrims and visitors arriving in the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah during Ramadan, an official of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques’ Affairs has said. Source:Arab News

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IIROSA in new bid to build Waqf hotel tower in Makkah

MAKKAH: The International Islamic Relief Organization of Saudi Arabia (IIROSA) signed a contract on Sunday with a national construction company to build a residential hotel tower in Ajyad area in Makkah. Its returns will be used to finance social programs sponsoring orphans inside the Kingdom and abroad. Speaking to press

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Uphold spirit of holy month: Al-Sudais

Worshippers disperse after Friday prayers at the Grand Mosque in Makkah. (AN photo by Ahmad Hashad) MAKKAH: Imams in mosques throughout the Kingdom on Friday welcomed the holy month of Ramadan with an immense sense of piety and reminded their respective congregations to strictly follow the teachings of the Holy

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