Kaaba

Saleh Al-Shaibi, senior caretaker of the Kaaba, dies

Saleh Al-Shaibi, senior caretaker of the Kaaba, dies

  • Funeral prayers held after Fajr on Saturday at the Grand Mosque
  • His responsibilities included opening and closing the Kaaba, cleaning, washing, repairing its Kiswa (covering), and welcoming visitors
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Kaaba kiswa raised ahead of Hajj

Kaaba kiswa raised ahead of Hajj

By Arab News ·

The process to replace the kiswa of the Kaaba started on Tuesday evening and was completed in the early hours of Wednesday.

Kaaba adorned with new kiswa 

By Arab News ·

Process to replace Kaaba kiswa begins

Process to replace Kaaba kiswa begins

By Arab News ·

Kaaba kiswa raised in preparation for Hajj

Kaaba kiswa raised in preparation for Hajj

By Arab News ·

Sudan pilgrims delegation visits Kiswa complex

Sudan pilgrims delegation visits Kiswa complex

By Arab News ·