ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony will pay Rs500,000 each to the heirs of a pilgrim in case of death and 150,000 rupees in case of accidental disability of one limb during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia.…
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities said Sunday, in a landmark move opening up three previously male-only venues to families. The kingdom, which has some of the…
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz said that Pakistan will play its role in order to diffuse tense relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabians voted 17 women into public office in municipal elections in the Islamic kingdom on Saturday, the first to allow female participation, a state-aligned news site reported on Sunday before all official results were announced.
RIYADH: A Saudi-led coalition declared an end Tuesday to its military campaign four weeks after launching air strikes against rebels in Yemen, saying their threat to Saudi Arabia and its neighbours had been removed.
JEDDAH: A Jeddah court sentenced prominent Saudi rights lawyer Walid abu al-Khair to 15 years in prison on Sunday on charges that included seeking to undermine the state and insulting the judiciary, the state news agency reported.