Sunday, May 16

Supreme Court Calls on Muslims to Sight Shawwal Crescent on Tuesday Evening

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Riyadh, The Supreme Court has called on all Muslims throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to sight the crescent of the month of Shawwal on Tuesday evening, 29 Ramadan, 1442 H, corresponding to 11 May, 2021.In a statement, the Supreme Court called on whoever sights the crescent by naked eyes or through binoculars to report to the nearest court and register his testimony, or report to the nearest center to help reach the nearest court.Source: Saudi Press Agency

OIC Welcomes Saudi Arabia’s Intention to Hold Hajj this Year

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Jeddah, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has welcomed the Ministry of Hajj’s announcement to hold Hajj this year according to health, security and organizational measures that guarantee maintaining the health of pilgrims and visitors and performing rituals easily and in a safe environment.The secretary general also praised the continuous keenness of the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, head of the Islamic summit, and HRH the Crown Prince, on enabling Muslims to perform Hajj and Umrah.Al-Othaimeen also commended the attention and care of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the health and safety of worshippers, referring to ...

KSrelief Inaugurates Eid Al-Fitr Zakat Distribution Project in Yemen

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Aden, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center inaugurated in Aden Governorate today the Eid Al-Fitr Zakat Distribution Project in Yemen, targeting nine governorates, benefiting up to 42,000 families, 294,000 individuals.General Coordinator of High Relief Committee Jamal Balfakih commended KSrelief's efforts and stand by the Yemeni people in light of the difficult economic conditions in Yemen, stressing the importance of Zakat Al-Fitr project for the benefiting families.The distribution of Zakat Al-Fitr falls within humanitarian and relief projects being implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for the Yemeni people during the holy month of Ramadan.Source: Saudi Press Agency

KSrelief Provides Shelter Aid for People Affected by Floods in Tarim Directorate, Yemen

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Hadhramaut, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed shelter baskets for people affected by floods and torrential rains in Tarim Directorate, Hadhramaut Governorate, Yemen.Director of Yemeni Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Office Dr. Abdullah Bagham praised the support by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, through KSrelief, since the first day of the flood disaster that swept some areas of Tarim Directorate, pointing out that the affected families are suffering difficult conditions due to this disaster.In the same context, the Representative of KSrelief in Al-Mahrah Governorate Abdulaziz Bawazir visited the areas affected by floods and torrential rains, which killed five people, caused the collapse of a number of homes and caused great damage to the infrastructu...

KSrelief Inaugurates Eid Al-Fitr Zakat Distribution Project in Jordan

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Amman, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center inaugurated today the Eid Al-Fitr Zakat Distribution Project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.KSrelief is distributing 10 KGs of rice for each needy family in a number of Jordanian cities, benefiting 24,869 Jordanian and Syrian families, 124,345 individuals.The distribution of Zakat Al-Fitr falls within humanitarian and relief projects being implemented by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, for needy people worldwide.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Interior Ministry: Arrivals to the Kingdom from Countries Not Listed in the Travel Suspension will be Subject to Institutional Quarantine

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Riyadh, An official source at the Ministry of Interior stated that all passengers arriving in the Kingdom from countries that are not included in the travel suspension will be subject to an institutional quarantine, adding that this step, which comes in line with the efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to curb the spread of the (Covid-19), and based on recommendations by the competent health authorities, will go into force starting Thursday, May 20, 2021.The ministry’s statement excluded the following categories from the institutional quarantine, affirming the importance of adhering to precautionary measures approved by the Ministry of Health:First: Arrivals via airports, including Male and Female citizens and their spouses, daughters and sons of female citizens, and domestic wo...