Mecca, Saudi Arabia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Q&A: What is Ramadan and why do Muslims fast all...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... of Muslims circle the Kaaba inside and outside the Grand Mosque during the last week of Ramadan in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, June 18, 2015 a month of intense prayer, ...

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  2. Ramadan, Muslim holy month, begins Wednesday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | UPI

    ... of the crescent moon , but is traditionally based on the sighting of the moon in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. During Ramadan, healthy men and women are required to fast, or Sawm in Arabic, which literally means "refrain," according to ...

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  3. Q&A: What is Ramadan and why do Muslims fast all day without any food or water?Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Fox News

    In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2008 file photo, hundreds of thousands of Muslims circle the Kaaba inside and outside the Grand Mosque during the last week of Ramadan in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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  4. Muslim fasting month of Ramadhan officially starts June 18Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Philippines Today

    ... pillars of Islam are absolute submission to Allah, praying five times a day facing the direction of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, giving of "zakat" (alms) to the poor, and performing the Hajj (pilgrimage) at least once in a lifetime. During the fasting ...

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  5. Israel girds for possible MERS virus outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Times of Israel

    A Muslim pilgrim wears a surgical mask to prevent infection from the MERS virus, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, May 13, 2014. The Health Ministry is set to publish guidelines for healthcare professionals explaining how to identify and treat Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the event of an outbreak of the deadly virus in Israel.

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  6. Ramadan moon sighting expected todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daily Monitor

    KAMPALA. The Uganda Muslim Supreme Council on Tuesday advised the Muslim community in Uganda to watch for the moon today evening which will mark the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan.

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  7. Saudi Arabia opens $585B stock market to foreign investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KNDO

    Saudi Arabia's stock ex... . FILE - In this Tuesday, May 13, 2014 file photo, construction cranes and scaffolding dominate the minarets and entries to the Kaaba in Mecca.

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  8. Capital Market Authority (CMA) has restricted direct trading to...Read the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Times of Oman

    Men's fashion week, officially known as 'London Collections: Men', grew out of the larger women's wear event and is now in its seventh edition. Capital Market Authority has restricted direct trading to institutional investors with a minimum of about $5 billion in assets under management and at least five years of experience.

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  9. Daesh's new digs: HQ established in luxury mansion seized from Qatari royal familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... added in a comment that the marble floors inside the villa are the same as those at the holy mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Social media users refer to the villa as Mozeh Palace claiming it was built for Emira Mozeh, the mother of the current Emir ...

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  10. Iran says Saudi court verdict against teen abusers too permissiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Trend

    Deputy Director of Iran's Hajj Organization Nasser Khadrnejad said a Saudi Arabian court rule against two airport security guards who had abused two Iranian teenagers is too permissive. The Saudi security guards had sexually harassed the Iranian teenagers at Jeddah airport while the teenagers were pilgrims to Mecca, Saudi Arabia back in March.

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  11. Lessons from South Korea's MERS outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    ... cases as possible are performed. Third , up to a million pilgrims from over 182 countries will travel to Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the Ramadan period which begins on June 18th 2015 and the threat of further global spread remains. Fourth , for the past ...

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  12. Magdy Ayoub has been named Cluster General Manager KSA Hotels at One...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    Magdy Ayoub has been named Cluster General Manager KSA Hotels at One to One Hotels & Resorts in Makkah, Saudi Arabia Magdy Ayoub was recently appointed as the new cluster general manager for One to One Hotels & Resorts' Saudi Arabia properties. Having been living and working in Saudi Arabia for eight years, Ayoub was previously pre-opening GM of Concorde Makkah Hotel from September 2014 until April 2015, and before that he was general manager of Drnef Hotel, Makkah.

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  13. The world's largest hotel is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | CNN

    Abraj Kudai, a complex in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is set to become the world's largest hotel by room count by its opening in 2017.

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  14. Islamic State Militants Eye Mecca, MedinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Voice of America

    Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba, the black cube at center, inside the Grand Mosque during the annual pilgrimage, known as the hajj, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. From the battlefields of Iraq and Syria, the terror group known as the Islamic State is preparing yet another front in its quest to reestablish an Islamic caliphate, this time hoping to wrest Saudi Arabia from a royal family that has long maintained its grip on power.

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  15. Adventures in Architecture: Rethinking a Well-Trod Path: A New Master Plan for MeccaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Curbed

    ... of humans on Earth . Known as the Hajj, the Muslim holy pilgrimage brings millions of the devout to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, every year. Visitors descend on the holy site to complete a series of sacred rites and circle the Kaaba, the black granite cube ...

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  16. Religious Affairs Dept puts MERS-CoV on top of health surveillance for Thai Muslims on Hajj pilgrimageRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | Pattaya Mail

    The Department of Religious Affairs calls a meeting next Monday, 8 June 2015, with Public Health officials and relevant authorities to ensure safety of Hajj pilgrims from MERS-CoV. Director-General of the Religious Affairs Department Kritsayapong Siri said the department has sent the list of 10,400 Thai Muslims, to go to Mecca, Saudi Arabia in mid-August, to the Public Health Ministry to receive mandatory Meningococcal vaccine.

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  17. China prepares to tackle MERSRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... said. The NHFPC sounded the alarm because some Chinese Muslims will make the annual pilgrimage, Hajj, to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, around September this year. Frequent people-to-people exchange between China and regions where MERS epidemic was recorded ...

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  18. World's Largest Holiday Inn Hotel Set to Open in Makkah in Late 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Bottom Line

    Holiday Inn Makkah Abraaj Al Tayseer is due to open in The Holy City of Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Comprising 5,154 rooms across five towers, Holiday Inn Makkah Abraaj Al Tayseer will take the site of the current Abraaj Al Tayseer pilgrim accommodation and open in phases.

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  19. World's Largest Holiday Inna Hotel Set to Open in Makkah in Late 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Hospitality Net

    InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Broadwater Park Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 5HR United Kingdom Phone: +44 871 942 Fax: +44 871 942 9101 Visit Website today announced the signing of a management agreement with Al Majd Al Arabiah Company for what will be the world's largest Holiday Inn hotel. Holiday Inn Makkah Abraaj Al Tayseer is due to open in The Holy City of Makkah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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  20. Saudi Arabia StatsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Family Law Prof Blog

    Saudi courts have received 84,000 child custody and dowry-related cases in total during the past seven months, according to data released by the Ministry of Justice recently. Cases of child custody and dowry issues reached 43,000 and 41,000, respectively, with Riyadh registering the highest portion of dowry cases at 1,122, followed by Jeddah and Makkah , Al-Watan daily reported.

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