Around two million Muslim pilgrims congregated at Arafat outside Makkah on Wednesday, many of them praying for peace in the Middle East countries ravaged by war and chaos as the annual Haj reached its climax.
Haj is a duty for all
A SR2 billion ($533 million) project to transform the Saudi Arabian city of Arafat into a smart city is in the pipeline awaiting royal approval, a report said.
The “Modern Arafat Tent Project" will rebuild the infrastru
Russia said on Thursday that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning, but the Palestinian ambassador to Moscow said an investigation would continue, Russian news agencies reported.
Yasser Arafat was not the victim of poisoning, French forensic scientists concluded on Tuesday, countering a Swiss report on the 2004 death of the Palestinian leader that found he was probably killed with radioactive polonium.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned to death in 2004 with radioactive polonium, his widow Suha said after receiving the results of Swiss forensic tests on her husband's corpse.
"We are revealing a real crime, a
PepsiCo-Jordan is set to host a concert featuring popular Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahhab and Arab Idol contestant Yousef Arafat.
The concert is scheduled to take place on November 1 at the Prince Hamzah Sports Hall in Al Hus
The body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was exhumed on Tuesday by a team of international experts trying to discover if he was poisoned, as many Palestinians believe.
French magistrates opened a murde