Ibrahim al-Qurashi
Varieties The entertainment season is stronger than ever (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Jeddah: Revitalized Tourist Destination Offers Exceptional Summer Experience

The Jeddah Season 2024 kicked off in Saudi Arabia on Friday with the theme “Once again,” offering a variety of activities across multiple key entertainment…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Jeddah )
Gulf Saudi security efforts aimed to organize pilgrims and ensure their safety (Photo: Adnan Mahdali)

Sudanese Pilgrims Yearn for Safe Homeland

With hearts heavy from the turmoil back home, where ongoing conflict has led to worsening security and economic conditions, Sudanese pilgrims departed from…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Holy sites)
Gulf Iranian pilgrim Tahereh. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Iranian Pilgrims Praise Hajj Services

Iranian pilgrims have praised the services provided during this year’s Hajj season as they participated in the stoning of the devil ritual in Mina, Saudi…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Holy Sites (Makkah))
Gulf Hajj pilgrims from far and wide spent the Day of Tarwiyah in Mina, Saudi Arabia (SPA)

Pilgrims Observe Tarwiyah in Mina, Pray at Mount Arafat as Hajj Reaches its Peak

On Friday, Hajj pilgrims observed the Day of Tarwiyah in Mina, following the prophetic tradition. They enjoyed a peaceful and secure environment as they…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Holy Sites (Makkah))
Gulf Heads of security at the Hajj speak at the press conference on Saturday. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Arabia: Safety of Hajj, Pilgrims Is a Red Line

Director of Public Security and head of the Hajj Security Committee Lieutenant General Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Bassami stressed on Saturday the readiness of…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Makkah)
Varieties With a capacity for 60 million passengers a year and speeds of up to 300 kilometers per hour, the Haramain High Speed Railway meets the increasing demand for transportation services in Saudi Arabia. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Arabia’s Haramain High Speed Railway Eases Pilgrim Travel Between Makkah, Madinah

Pilgrims arriving in Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj season will benefit from a well-organized transportation system. The system ensures pilgrims safe and…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Jeddah)
Gulf Worshippers are seen at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Saudi Arabia Launches Nusuk Card to Facilitate Movement of Pilgrims

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Hajj and Umrah launched on Tuesday the Nusuk card that will facilitate the movement of all pilgrims at the holy sites. It also…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Jeddah)
Interviews Egyptian Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Ghada Shalaby (Photo: Adnan Mahdali)

Egyptian Official to Asharq Al-Awsat: Recovery of Saudi Tourism Reflects on Arab Region

Egyptian Deputy Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ghada Shalaby told Asharq Al-Awsat that Saudi Arabia’s recent achievements in the tourism sector benefit…

Ibrahim al-Qurashi (Jeddah)