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Imam Haram Shaikh Sudais takes part in the cleaning of the Haram

Imam of the Makkah’s Grand Mosque Shaikh Sudais (middle) takes part in the cleaning of the Haram.

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Beautiful Thee Ain village located in Albaha

This is Thee Ain village (ذي عين) located in Albaha province south of the Kingdom. It’s one of the best attractions of Saudi. It’s people, culture, and hospitality are amazing.

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#Wahhabism to #ISIS: how Saudi Arabia exported the main source of global terrorism

Although IS is certainly an Islamic movement, it is neither typical nor mired in the distant past, because its roots are in Wahhabism, a form of Islam practised in Saudi Arabia that developed only in the 18th century.

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Oil price plunge to continue as OPEC members unlikely to cut output

VIENNA – OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna on Thursday are in a bind. Prices are plunging – and in the short term, the cartel may not be able to do much about it. 503 more words


Five US misconceptions about the Middle East

“Iraq no longer exists.” My young friend M, sipping a cappuccino, is deadly serious. We are sitting in a scruffy restaurant across the street from the Cathedral of St. 1,728 more words


Malaysia's Prasarana wins Mecca Metro bid

Prasarana Malaysia Berhad (Prasarana), Malaysian leading owner and operator of mass public transport system and services, has won the bid to be the ‘Shadow Operator’ for Phase One of the Mecca Metro, beating contenders from Turkey and Korea, among others. 301 more words

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