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Guest Writers Wanted

Passion for Writing? Have you been to Hajj/Umrah? Want to write articles relating to the Hajj/Umrah experience? or maybe you want to address the Health & Safety of Pilgrims? Write about current events relating to Hajj/Umrah. We need commited writers to contribute articles for our new website, from current events

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Ottoman portico surrounding Kaaba to be protected

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz has ordered the preservation of the Ottoman portico within the Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) in Mecca during a project to expand the prayer area in the mosque, a Turkish daily reported on Sunday. The project will increase the size of the mosque to

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Masjid Al Haram – Mataf Expansion Project

The proposition of a project to increase the capacity of the mataf was shown to King Abdullah in Ramadhan 1432 Hijri who directed to start implementing it. -King Abdullah assigned the Ministry of Higher Education, General Authority of Masjid al Haram and Masjid al Nabawi and Saudi Bin Laden Group

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The Dutch spy who helped preserve Makkah’s history

MAKKAH – A Dutchman played a huge role in preserving Makkah’s history in the 1880s, according to a curator of oriental manuscripts and rare books at Leiden University in the Netherlands. In his lecture organized by Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz’s Chair for Makkah History Studies at Umm Al-Qura University

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