Tag Archive: Makkah

Feb 19 2013

Mataf Expansion Progress

  Photos Courtesy of Roukaya

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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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Oct 05 2012

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 in collaboration with the King …

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