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    COVID-19: Is Saudi Arabia considering to suspend Hajj for the public?

    Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri on Wednesday said that Saudi authorities have so far refused to accept applications from pilgrims, therefore, Hajj...

    MBS struggles to make Saudi Arabia a moderate state

    Saudi Arabia’s combustible mix of religion, nationalism, and tradition as well as contradictions in the kingdom’s projection of itself as a driver of moderate...

    Saudi Arabia releases two Saudi-American political prisoners

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday provisionally released two Saudi-Americans after nearly two years of detention, campaigners and sources close to their families said, as the...

    Saudi Arabia closes entertainment centres as corona virus cases spike

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday shut down entertainment centres including cinemas and suspended dine-in services at restaurants, tightening coronavirus restrictions amid a spike in infections. The...

    Saudi bars entry from 20 countries including Pakistan as Covid-19 surges

    Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended entry from 20 countries, ranging from some neighbouring states to the United States, in a bid to curb a...

    Saudi team cleans Holy Kaabah at Grand Mosque in record ’40’ minutes

    A team of Saudi expert men cleaned the roof of Holy Kaabah in record 40 minutes at the Grand Mosque of Makkah on Tuesday. Management...

    Explosions over Riyadh as CENTCOM commander visits area

    Jan 26, 2021 Two explosions have been heard over Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh on Tuesday afternoon, Reuters reported. Video circulated on social media...

    Saudi Arabia and Iran’s chilly conflict| Start Here

    Why are Saudi Arabia and Iran locked in a modern-day chilly conflict? And what does it imply for the remainder of the area? ...

    MBS’s Vision 2030: Modernization, reforms and authoritarianism

    The need for modernization For a naïve spectator, who doesn’t understand the interplay of geopolitics, economy, and regional power struggles; the reforms which Muhammad Bin...

    Jailed Saudi, Chinese activists among top rights prize finalists

    A prominent Saudi women’s rights activist and a Chinese rights lawyer, both imprisoned, plus a photojournalist from Turkmenistan were nominated Monday for a top...