Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday.
JEDDAH: Up to 25,000 Hajj pilgrims in Mina this year will be issued wearable high-tech smart cards in a pilot programme being launched by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.
Saudi Arabia’s Council of Ministers urges pilgrims not to engage in political acts
MAKKAH — The Emir of Makkah Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also the chairman of the Central Hajj Committee...
ABOUT 240 young eThekwini residents received a life changing opportunity after the City permanently employed 205 Metro police officers and 35 firefighters.
TOKYO: While most world powers either intervene reluctantly in Middle Eastern affairs or avoid the region altogether, Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono is actively advocating a bigger political role for his country in the Arab world.
Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud stated on Sunday that 1,000 Palestinian pilgrims are to be hosted for the annual Hajj
More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday,
The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children.
Attendance of US officials at inauguration of archaeological site decried as 'hostile acts'
Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some 585,000 people, is more than double the previous estimate.