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07 Apr 2024

Crown prince arrives in Makkah for remainder of Ramadan, receives Somali president and Bahraini counterpart

29 Mar 2024

Saudi Green Initiative in Makkah aims to promote sustainable development, afforestation

23 Mar 2024

Makkah’s Fawanees festival hailed as ‘groundbreaking cultural phenomenon’

10 Mar 2024

High-net-worth Muslims eye $2bn real estate investment in holy cities: survey

14 Feb 2024

Saudi teacher turns whiteboards into works of art

14 Jan 2024

Guests of Umrah program visit cultural district in Makkah

26 Nov 2023

‘Little Asia’ to open in Jeddah on Thursday

24 Aug 2023

Man dies in flood as Makkah is lashed by storm

09 Apr 2023

Saudi non-profit improves families’ quality of life by 80 percent

21 Mar 2023

Two holy mosques ready to receive millions of Ramadan visitors

09 Jan 2023

Saudi Arabia’s inaugural Islamic Arts Biennale to showcase treasures of Islamic civilization at world’s gateway to Makkah and Madinah

19 Aug 2022

Uzbekistan’s President performs Umrah during official trip to Saudi Arabia

16 Aug 2022

Saudi crown prince washes Holy Kaaba on behalf of King Salman

12 Aug 2022

Tourist visa holders from Japan can now perform Umrah

23 Jul 2022

KSA residents urged to respect sanctity of holy sites

14 Jul 2022

Saudi railways transport more than 1.3 million pilgrims during Hajj season

11 Jul 2022

Saudi Arabia announces a successful Hajj season

08 Jul 2022

Makkah’s Zamzam water production melds ancient history with modern technology

06 Jul 2022

‘Magnetic attraction’ of Makkah inspires work of Saudi visual artist Ahmed Mater

08 Jun 2022

‘Japan as a savior of a Muslim World’: Saudi Arabia’s KFCRIS discusses evolving relationship between Islam and Japan

27 Apr 2022

Robots help Makkah Grand Mosque’s round-the-clock cleanup

22 Apr 2022

Makkah Grand Mosque free of disease outbreaks during Ramadan: Saudi health update

12 Apr 2022

Makkah is a city embracing cultural, linguistic diversity

07 Mar 2022

First prayer in Makkah's Grand Mosque held without social distancing

14 Feb 2022

Prince Khaled announces details of projects in 3 Makkah governorates worth more than SR1 billion

08 Nov 2021

Saudi Arabia allows non-Saudis to invest in real estate funds at Makkah and Madinah

17 Oct 2021

Makkah’s Grand Mosque ready to receive worshippers at full capacity

16 Oct 2021

The masks are off in public places as Saudi Arabia eases COVID-19 restrictions

28 Sep 2021

Makkah’s museums open their doors again to visitors for a cultural journey

18 Jul 2021

Makkah Grand Mosque: The most sacred site in Islam

16 Jul 2021

Makkah Grand Mosque ready to receive Hajj pilgrims

15 Jun 2021

Young winners of Saudi tech challenge receive awards from Makkah governor

30 Apr 2021

Japanese astronaut publishes brilliant photo of Makkah from outer space

24 Apr 2021

Rawasheen in Makkah: A civilized window to the past and present

14 Apr 2021

Worshippers flock to Grand Mosque in Makkah as dawn breaks on Ramadan

01 Apr 2021

Saudi Arabia has biggest new hotel pipeline in the world

15 Mar 2021

Saudi experts set to uncover secrets of ancient trail to Makkah

08 Feb 2021

15 artists and a 33-meter long mural add to Makkah’s multicultural beauty

07 Feb 2021

Makkah-Madinah real estate index down 7.6% in 2020

11 Nov 2020

Study to assess Makkah pilgrims’ commitment to anti-virus measures

06 Nov 2020

Student volunteers guide pilgrims at Makkah's Grand Mosque

05 Nov 2020

Indonesian delegation lauds Saudi efforts to serve pilgrims

31 Oct 2020

Car crashes into door at Makkah Grand Mosque door

22 Oct 2020

The first Japanese pilgrims in Makkah

15 Oct 2020

Second phase of Umrah return set to begin on Sunday

07 Oct 2020

Makkah hotels bounce back with price cuts

05 Oct 2020

Joy, disbelief and gratitude as pilgrims perform Umrah again

04 Oct 2020

First pilgrims arrive at Grand Mosque after six-month curb

02 Oct 2020

Saudi ministry prepares for Umrah return with safety plans

01 Oct 2020

Ministry makes 14-day gap between two Umrahs mandatory

25 Aug 2020

Saudi Arabia records 1,114 new COVID-19 cases

25 Aug 2020

A museum at home: Son follows father’s will request to house 1,000 artifacts

29 Jul 2020

The history of Makkah Grand Mosque’s expansion

29 Jul 2020

Holy Kaaba to be adorned with new 'Kiswah' on Wednesday

27 Jul 2020

Makkah Municipality ready for Hajj season

26 Jul 2020

First pilgrims arrive in Makkah for Hajj 2020

06 Jul 2020

Makkah mayor chairs virtual meeting to discuss plans for Hajj season

12 Jun 2020

The siege of Makkah

22 May 2020

When a deadly fire killed 15 school girls in Makkah

19 May 2020

Tragedy of Saudi medic in Makkah, dead from coronavirus at 43

21 Apr 2020

Saudi Arabia suspends praying in the Two Holy Mosques in Ramadan

26 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia extends curfew as coronavirus cases reach 900

18 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia suspends prayer in mosques, exempts holy Makkah and Madinah sites

29 Feb 2020

GCC citizens temporarily banned from entering Saudi Arabia’s Makkah and Madinah

18 Dec 2019

How the Kingdom opens its doors to non-Saudi property owners

18 Dec 2019

As Saudi tourism becomes more accessible, tour guides share their pride in assisting pilgrims


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