Makkah | About Islam
Home > Tag: Makkah

Tag: Makkah

Did you know that there is a Kabah in the heavens?

Night Journey: Heavens Have a Kabah Too

Did you know that there is a Kabah in the heavens? In the Night journey, the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) saw Prophet Ibrahim setting by Al-Bait Al-Ma`mur or the Frequented House, which is described as the Heavens’ Kabah. Why is it named so? And what do angels do over there? Join Dr. …

Million Flowers Make Makkah Biggest Carpet

A carpet of flowers featuring 1 million blooms attracted people as Makkah hosted its first flower festival on Tuesday. The event, held at Muzdalifah, has been organized by the city’s municipality in cooperation with the Arab Urban Development Institute and King Saud University. It was officially opened by Makkah Gov. Prince Khalid Al-Faisal.

Prophet Muhammad Attacked in Makkah

Prophet Muhammad Attacked in Makkah

As a new convert to Islam, what should you do if you find yourself in a hostile environment being targeted and attacked with abuse for being visibly Muslim (for example, wearing hijab or having a beard)?

From Abu Dhabi to Makkah: Muslim Runner 340km Away from Haram Mosque

24 days after starting from Abu Dhabi, Al Suwaidi nears end of challenge As he gets closer to the Great Mosque of Makkah, his spirits and capabilities increase RIYADH – An Emirati runner who kicked off his challenge to run to the Grand Mosque in Makkah on February 1 is only 340km away from reaching …

Insights into Harvard Students’ First Umrah Trip

MASSACHUSETTS – During a reflection event on Saturday evening, February 23, Muslim students at Harvard University in Massachusetts looked back on their journey — both spiritual and physical — to Saudi Arabia for inaugural Umrah trip, The Crimson reported. “The evening and dinner were meant for sharing, exploration, and reminiscence about the journey students took last month …

Al-Masjid Al-Haram Expands Over Time

Al-Masjid Al-Ḥaram is a mosque that surrounds the Ka`bah in the city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia. It is a site of pilgrimage for the Hajj, which every Muslim must do at least once in their lives if able. These photos show how the largest mosque in the world has undergone major renovations and expansions through …

Airlines Launches World-First Brand for Pilgrim Flights

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines has launched the world’s first service dedicated for Muslim pilgrims traveling for Hajj and Umrah from countries in Southeast Asia, APEX reported. “We see big potential for the Hajj and Umrah market and we have the added advantage of having years of experience providing such a service,” said Malaysia Aviation …

find out more!