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Guardians of Mecca and Medina Captured on Camera

Guardians of Mecca and Medina Captured on Camera

One of Islam's most revered religious sites, the Prophet's tomb (Al-Masjid Al-Nabawi) and the holy sites of Mecca and Medina, now has just five men as guardians. Dating back to the 11th century, they once numbered in thousands. And until 2013, no ... NDTV, 1 week ago

Salary backlog at Mecca Masjid

HYDERABAD: While the Telangana state government has been making tall claims with respect to minority welfare, staffers of the Mecca Masjid are hardly amused. Mecca Masjid, one of the oldest mosques in the city and the largest in the country, is ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Channel NewsAsia

Singaporean escapes twin Haj tragedies, hopes to return with family

SINGAPORE: Madam Noria Kesman was praying at the Masjid al-Haram, the Grand Mosque in Mecca, on Sep 11, when a crawler crane fell onto the mosque, killing 111 people and injuring 394. I had just completed my prayer. There was a sandstorm, and then ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 month ago
Islamic Republic News Agency

Saudis tribal mindset vs Muslim unity

Tehran, Sept 29, IRNA - First it was a crane collapse in the Masjid al-Haram in the holy city of Mecca and then a stampede in Mina; two tragic events in the Hajj season leading to the death and injury of hundreds of
 Islamic Republic News Agency1 month ago

Crane collapse kills 107 at Mecca

Story highlights Saudi King Salman orders halt to all Saudi Binladin Group projects in the kingdom Decree comes days after crane collapse at Mecca's Grand Mosque kills 107 On Friday, a construction crane crashed through the roof of the Grand Mosque ...
 CNN2 months ago Mecca crane collapse : Condition of Algerian injured hajjis improves  El Moudjahid2 months ago Saudi Binladin Group's projects halted after Mecca mosque deaths  Frontier Post2 months ago
Arab News

The Haj journey of black Americans 50 years after Malcolm X

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: As Shahidah Sharif, an African-American Muslim, joined millions of fellow pilgrims from around the world on the Haj this year, she felt a renewed connection. To her own blackness, she says, but also to humanity as a whole. When ...
 Arab News1 month ago The hajj journey of black Americans 50 years after Malcolm X  Washington Post1 month ago As race debate simmers in the US, black Americans discuss their hajj experience post-Malcom X  DailyNews724.com1 month ago VIP Hajj: Saudis Accommodate the Rich, Turn Blind Eye to the Poor  Sputnik1 month ago
Uganda Daily Monitor

The pilgrimage, was, fulfilling

Delivering the Eid sermons at Masjid Musa at Hotel Africana in Kampala, Sheikh Hamza Kateregga asked us to pray for our brethren in Mecca. He had just received the news of the stampede at Mina in which hundreds had died and scores injured. ...
 Uganda Daily Monitor1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Mecca death for pious grandma

An aerial view of the Grand Mosque (in white) on thesecond day of Id al-Adha in the holy city of Mecca onFriday. On the foreground is the Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, featuring what are described as the largest clock-face and the tallest clock ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago
Wired News

Inside Mecca's Life-or-Death Crowd Control Design

For five days every year, the population of Saudi Arabia increases by 3 million. That's when Muslims visit Mecca for one of the religion's most sacred rites: the hajj. Most cities aren't built with that kind of surge capacity. And as the tragic ...
 Wired News2 months ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney pilgrim Caleb Strik joins the Haj millions

For many Muslims, completing the Haj pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but Australian construction manager Caleb Strik is in the middle of his third trip. The 39-year-old from Sydney last completed the Haj more ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 months ago Haj preparations under way in Saudi Arabia - in pictures  Abu Dhabi National2 months ago The Hajj: Islam's spiritual high and logistical nightmare  Christian Today2 months ago
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