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The Kaaba will receive a new Kiswa to commemorate Day of Arafat, Eid al-Adha

Friday, 09 August 2019

Following the Fajr dawn prayers on Saturday, the ninth day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, ......

IN PICTURES: Saudi Crown Prince makes unannounced visit to Mecca

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Holy Mecca early on Tuesday, where he was reportedly ......

IN PICTURES: Heavy rain greets pilgrims in Mecca

Saturday, 10 November 2018

Scenes of pilgrims braving the heavy rains in Mecca and the Kaaba’s overflowing Mizab ......

Kaaba’s Kiswah - what you may not have seen before

Saturday, 01 September 2018

The production of Kaaba’s Kiswah (the cloth that covers the Kaaba in Mecca), goes through ......

A historical journey inside Mecca’s Grand Mosque, a Qiblah for Muslims

Saturday, 01 September 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Mecca city is a blessed place chosen through history to be the destination for ......

Where does the Kaaba’s Kiswa end up after its replacement on Arafat Day?

Monday, 20 August 2018

The Holy Kaaba was adorned with a new cover or “Kiswa” on Monday in an annual process ......

WATCH: Kaaba’s Kiswa buffeted by high winds in Mecca

Sunday, 19 August 2018

Images and videos being shared on social media showed the Kaaba’s Kiswa – embroidered ......

Officials confirm Kabaa’s ‘Kiswa’ cloth readied for this year’s Hajj

Sunday, 05 August 2018

Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s ......

Hajj: Our old date, every year!

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.

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PHOTOS: Saudi Arabia lifts Kaaba’s ‘Kiswa’ in preparation for 2018 Hajj season

Monday, 30 July 2018

Saudi Arabia’s General Presidency for the affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet's Mosque ......

Meet the man who swam around the Kaaba 77 years ago

Thursday, 14 June 2018

A Bahraini man, Ali al-Awadhi, became famous after a camera captured him performing Tawaf ......

Saudi police announce death of man who threw himself from Grand Mosque roof

Saturday, 09 June 2018

Saudi police have announced the death of a male foreigner threw himself from the roof of the Grand ......

Who holds the key to the Holy Kaaba?

Monday, 28 May 2018

For more than 16 centuries, before the introduction of Islam to the world, the grandsons of Qusai ......

VIDEO: Meet Saudi artist Dia Aziz Dia, the designer behind the ‘Gate to Mecca’

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Mecca – An aesthetic sculpture that shakes the eyes of millions of visitors to Islam’s ......

WATCH: How verses, Islamic art are painted on the Kaaba robe

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Ever wondered how the Kaaba robe gets beautiful Islamic art carvings and verses from the holy Quran? ......

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