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Paris Hilton opens store in Muslim holy city of Mecca

As an American socialite and hotel heiress, Paris Hilton has built up a global brand on her sexy image -- and sometimes very few clothes.

Saudi Arabia attracts Pakistan Muslim League Chief for Eid

Pakistan Muslim League (PML)-N Chief Nawaz Sharif, Senator Ishaq Dar, and Ghous Ali Shah celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr along with family members in Medina, a city in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia.

Billions to be spent by Saudi government to modernize transport to...

The Saudi Press Agency reported that 62 billion riyal (US$16.5 billion) will be invested to improve the transport system in the holy city of Mecca.

Mega Big Ben in the desert

(eTN) - With the end of Hajj, the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, the Saudi Press Agency has said a record number of over 3.4 million over five days of the pilgrimage came to Mecca.

Saudi Arabia remains unfazed, appears to be recession-proof

Despite most markets sinking deeper into the financial crisis, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appears recession-proof to this day.