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King Salman launches Grand Mosque expansion

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz launched five projects for the expansion of the Grand Mosque in Makkah. Al Arabiya reports that the Grand...

Young Saudis feed the poor during Ramadan

A group of young Saudi students studying in Washington returned to Saudi to help make a difference. The group, Joy of Youth (JOY), has several...

Saudi Arabia plans to open tourism to Umrah pilgrims

  Saudi Arabia is expected to launch the "Umrah Plus" program in November, which will allow pilgrims to visit tourist sites in the Kingdom reports Arab News. Umrah...

Local Saudi Designers Feature Ramadan Collections

For Saudi fashion designers, Ramadan is one of the busiest times of the year. Saudi Gazette spoke with several local designers in Jeddah to discuss their...

Saudi rock art now UNESCO World Heritage Site

UNESCO has inscribed rock drawings in the Hail region on the World Heritage List. The site in the Hail region includes two components situated in a desert...

Thousands Attend Ramadan Festival

Over 20,000 visitors attended the second Ramadan festival, Ramadanana Kida, which means "Our Ramadan Was Like This." Deputy Jeddah governor and festival supervisor Mohammed Al-Waffi...