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Robots at Prophet’s Grand Mosque answer pilgrims’ questions in 11 languages

Robots at Prophet’s Grand Mosque answer pilgrims’ questions in 11 languages

Robots guide pilgrims at the Grand Mosque in Mecca on how to perform their Umrah rituals, issue fatwas, answer questions and provide opportunities for people to communicate with scholars remotely. The Robots provide the pilgrims information in 11 languages: Arabic,…
Saudi Arabia executes Shia youths from Qatif region over false terror allegations

Saudi Arabia executes Shia youths from Qatif region over false terror allegations

As part of a heavy-handed crackdown led by Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners, Saudi authorities have executed two young men from the Shia-populated Qatif region over false allegations of involvement in terrorist…
World Organization for the Preservation of Holy Places demands the reconstruction of al-Baqi Holy Graves

World Organization for the Preservation of Holy Places demands the reconstruction of al-Baqi Holy Graves

The London-based World Organization for the Preservation of Holy Places called to spped up allowing the reconstruction of Islamic and cultural heritage.The Secretary-General of the Organization, Dr. Hussein al-Haidari, said in a statement received by Shia Waves News Agency, that…
Exhibition showcases architecture of Prophet’s Mosque in Medina

Exhibition showcases architecture of Prophet’s Mosque in Medina

The Exhibition of the Prophet’s Holy Mosque Architecture, which displays the history of expansions the mosque witnessed since its establishment at the time of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him and his progeny, was launched in Medina. The exhibition also…
Shias around the world demand the reconstruction of al-Baqee Cemetery

Shias around the world demand the reconstruction of al-Baqee Cemetery

Shia social media activists have launched a campaign on Twitter to demand Saudi authorities to reconstruct the Baqee Cemetery in Medina. Over 123 thousand tweets were posted by Ahlulbayt lovers from around the world calling on UNICEF to interfere and…
Saudi Arabia: Iron barriers lifted from the tomb of Lady Umm al-Banin, peace be upon her, in Jannat al-Baqi

Saudi Arabia: Iron barriers lifted from the tomb of Lady Umm al-Banin, peace be upon her, in Jannat al-Baqi

Social media influencers have circulated a video clip showing the authorities in Medina lifting the iron barriers and wires that surrounded the tomb of Lady Umm al-Banin, peace be upon her, in Jannat al-Baqi al-Gharqad. In their comments, which were…
Rare Quran collection on display in Riyadh

Rare Quran collection on display in Riyadh

To celebrate World Heritage Day that took place on April 18, King Abdulaziz Public Library held an exhibition of rare holy Qur’ans in Riyadh, which showcases Islam and Arab culture’s rich history. The collection consists of 267 Qur’ans, and 20…
Robots to help Muslim pilgrims at holy sites in Saudi Arabia

Robots to help Muslim pilgrims at holy sites in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has deployed multilingual “Guidance Robots” at the holy mosques during the holy month of Ramadan, to assist and guide pilgrims with Umrah rituals and improve visitor experience. The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and…
Saudi Arabia lifts ban on direct travel from 15 countries

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on direct travel from 15 countries

Saudi Arabia’s ban on direct travel from several countries has ended, as the Kingdom continues to relax pandemic-related travel restrictions. The General Directorate of Passports announced lifting the travel ban for citizens of 15 countries, including Lebanon, Turkey, Yemen, Syria,…
Saudi Arabia launches expansion of Quba Mosque

Saudi Arabia launches expansion of Quba Mosque

Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of the largest expansion in the history of Quba Mosque, Islam’s first mosque ever, and the development of its surrounding area. The project will see the total area of ​​the Quba Mosque being expanded…
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