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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the holy city of Makkah, S

Historical miniature paintings depict Holy Mosques before expansion

  • Murshid said that black and white as well as colored drawings of the Two Holy Mosques reveal many architectural elements featured in Islamic architecture, namely the Kaaba, minarets, domes, interior space, pulpits, lanterns, Maqam Ibrahim, arches, doors
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

Hajj pilgrims moving back to Mina through Muzdalifah before sunset. (SPA) video

Pilgrims leave Arafat for final Hajj phases

By MOHAMMED AL-KINANI ·

The Kingdom has become a world leader in crowd management due to its handling of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. (SPA)

Saudi women step up to command crowds during Hajj

By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·