Saudi Arabia Airlines to offer Air traffic services

Saudi Arabia Airlines is set to revolutionize its domestic transport with an order for 100 small electric planes from German manufacturer Lilium. These aircraft, designed for air taxi services within the kingdom, align with Saudi Arabia’s ambitious target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2060. Each plane, accommodating four to six passengers, provides a premium experience and can land without a traditional runway, boasting a range of up to 200 kilometers on a single charge. While enhancing transportation convenience, the initiative will require supportive infrastructure, including charging ports and designated passenger…

Sanaa – The historical capital of Yemen

Sanaa, among the oldest cities in the world still inhabited. The historical capital of Yemen, a city built on the earth. Sana’a is said to have been founded by Shem, son of Noah. As a result, the city has the unlikely nickname “Sam City”. UNESCO World Heritage Site – 1986.

Dua to recite after every salah

The Dua Allahumma A’inni Ala Zikrika Wa Shukrika Wa Husni Ibadatika was taught by our Prophet Muhammad (SAW) to recite after every Salah. Consider reading the following Sahih Hadith. The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) took hold of my hand and said, “O Mu’adh! By Allah I love you, so I advise you to never forget to recite after every prayer: “Allahumma a’inni ala dhikrika, wa shukrika, wa husni ‘ibadatika” – Abu Dawud and An- Nasa’i [Riyad as-Salihin 384] By making this Dua, we ask Allah (SWT) to help us and…

TAWAKKUL, TESTS & TRIALS (Last part)

Tawakkul is one of the duties of the believers. Entrusting one’s affairs to Allah, may He be exalted, and relying on Him is something that is required in all one’s affairs, both religious and worldly. This is enjoined in many texts, such as the following: “and put your trust in Allah if you are believers indeed.” (al-Maa’idah 5:23) “…and rely upon Allah. And sufficient is Allah as Disposer of affairs” (an-Nisa’ 4:81) “And to Allah belong the unseen [aspects] of the heavens and the earth and to Him will be…

MISCONCEPTIONS (part 5)

Q. Is there a sign that I can see to recognise that I might have Hasad towards others? A. The issue of the evil eye includes all people, even those who are righteous if they do not pay attention to it, whereas envy is limited to certain people. Hence the envious person has certain characteristics by which he may be distinguished. The envier is always angry at the decrees of Allaah. The envier always complains and rarely thanks Allaah even if he owns the whole world. He follows up the…

Saudi artist expresses faith, culture at Kosova exhibition

Ghadeer Hafez has hints of blue on black and white paintings, which portrays ‘hope’ when turning humbly to God Jeddah: Saudi Arabia’s Ghadeer Hafez says her recent exhibition in Kosova showcases her belief that faith can restore balance, meaning and purity in one’s life. Her work was displayed at the Euro Kosovo International Art Festival from Sept. 22 to 29, which was held under the title “My Creative World in Kosovo,” and featured the output of 30 renowned artists from 20 countries. Hafez was the only artist from Saudi Arabia…

The evil eye (part 4)

HASAD (DESTRUCTIVE JEALOUSY) Envy constitutes a disease of the heart and it is one of the flaws inherent in human characters that can damage the well being of the family and the community in general. In order to understand its true nature and convey a beneficial understanding, a single definition of this malady will not be sufficient. So envy is: “To wish for a blessing from the person it was bestowed on, regardless of whether the envious person wants the blessing for himself or not.” (lbn Hajar AI-Asqalani-Fath-u/ Bari) “When…

World Heart Day

World Heart Day, an annual observance and celebration held on September 29, intended to increase public awareness of cardiovascular diseases, including their prevention and their global impact. In 1999 the World Heart Federation (WHF), in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO), announced the establishment of World Heart Day. Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death globally. These deaths were the result of coronary heart disease or stroke. Although cardiovascular diseases are often considered to be afflictions of people living in developed countries, where sedentary lifestyle is common, more than 80 percent of deaths from these diseases occur in…