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Masjid al-Haram

Old Haram structures being demolished for expansion

Source : IINA / 10 Dec 2013

Work has begun on the demolition of old structures, built during the first Saudi expansion, and the old Haram, so as to facilitate the expansion of the Grand Mosque as part of the King Abdullah Grand Mosque Expansion Project, it was announced on Sunday.

 

The door of the Kaaba remains one of history’s mysteries

Source : Al Arabiya | 03 Aug 2012

Since it came into being and till now, it is still one of the mysteries of history. It is the door of the Kaaba. There is no documentation of its initial shape or what its builders looked like. There is, however, one indisputable historical fact: the Kaaba had two doors for a long time.

 

Ramadan in Makkah: Hotels that offer luxury and proximity to the Grand Mosque

Source : Rima Al-Mukhtar | Arab News
Makkah | 10 Aug 2011

"Umrah in Ramadan is equivalent to Haj with me,” said Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). As a result, Muslims from all over the world wish to perform Umrah especially during Ramadan.

Makkah receives visitors and guests in large numbers in the holy month; many of them stay in hotels near the Grand Mosque to be able to view the Holy Kaaba from their rooms.

 
 

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