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How Hajj transformed Malcolm X against Racism

How Hajj transformed Malcolm X against Racism Feb 21st, 2011 Today marks 46 years since human rights activist and icon Malcolm X was assassinated. The date also falls during North America’s Black History Month (February), but Malcolm X’s cultural relevance goes beyond just those of the African diaspora.   Here we

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An account of one person's Hajj 'House of Allah'

An account of one person’s Hajj  ‘The House of Allah’ I was in Haram Shariff — the Holy Mosque — standing in front of Kaaba, my entire being in a state of trance, eyes glued to the magnificent image bathed in jalal and noor — the luminescence of the Almighty.

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Bin Laden Group wins Haramain Rail contract

Bin Laden Group wins Haramain Rail contract February 1, 2011 – The Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) has won a contract from the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) for construction work on SRO’s Haramain High Speed Rail Project. According to the contract, SBG will design and build passenger stations in Makkah and

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Foreigners rename Makkah’s traditional neighborhoods

This area in Makkah’s famous Al-Mansour district is renamed Schizo by African migrants in honor of a tribal chief who came and settled here long ago. (AN photo) MAKKAH: Foreign residents of Makkah have started changing the traditional names of certain districts to remind them of their home countries. Al-Mansour

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Makkah and Madinah declared malaria-free cities

By SAEED AL KHOTANI | ARAB NEWS Published: Nov  17, 2010 00:08                Updated: Nov  17, 2010 00:08 MINA: Makkah and Madinah are malaria-free cites, said Assistant Deputy Health Minister for Preventive Medicine Ziad Maimish at a press conference on Tuesday. He announced that the cases of malaria infections found among

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