Tag Archive: al-haram

Dec 20 2012

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 500,000 square meters, doubling its …

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Dec 20 2012

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 (Working team) to finish the …

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Dec 07 2012

Video: Work on mataf expansion begins

Mataf Expansion

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Aug 11 2011

Prince Khaled orders public transport plan for Grand Mosque

MAKKAH – Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Emir of Makkah, has ordered officials to produce a comprehensive plan to ensure effective transport for pilgrims to-and-from the Grand Mosque during the Ramadan, Umrah and Haj seasons. Prince Khaled also directed the Institute of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques at Umm Al-Qura University, to study and evaluate …

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Aug 09 2011

Explosive detectors planned at Holy Haram

MAKKAH — Sophisticated metal and explosive detectors are being planned to be installed at all gates of the Grand Mosque to prevent entry of banned materials inside the Holy Haram, Lt. Col. Fawaz Al-Sahafi, Director of Security Guards Department in the Grand Mosque, said here Wednesday. At present, he said, a workforce of 180 personnel …

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