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Updated : 5 days ago IST
Nicosia [Cyprus], January 17 (ANI): In one of his Umrah (Islamic pilgrimage) trips to Mecca years ago, Sheikh Zayed Al-Nahyan, founding father of the United Arab Emirates, described the relationship between his country and Saudi Arabia in this way: "The UAE is with Saudi Arabia through it
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], September 2 (ANI): Kolkata - the Mecca of Indian Football, on Thursday was officially confirmed as the home of the Durand Cup - the oldest club football tournament in Asia, for the next five editions.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], August 19 (ANI): A man who was lodged in a Saudi Arabia prison on charges of blasphemy and for posting derogatory messages about Mecca and the king of Saudi Arabia on Facebook returned to India after 20 months.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Mecca [Saudi Arabia], July 22 (ANI): In a significant stride towards women empowerment, dozens of female soldiers have become a part of the security services that monitor pilgrims in Mecca and Medina, the birthplaces of Islam.
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], July 19 (ANI): Thousands of vaccinated Muslim pilgrims gathered at Islam's holiest site of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj by following COVID-19 protocols.
Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 31 (ANI): A speeding car rammed into the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday evening.
New Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Eid Milad-un-Nabi will be celebrated in India on Friday in memory of the Prophet Muhammad. The Holy Prophet was born on the twelfth day of Rabbi-ul-Awwal in Saudi Arabia's Mecca in 571 AD. Rabbi-ul-Awwal is the third month of the Islamic year. Eid-e-Milad
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], October 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The Saudi Arabian authorities resumed on late Saturday the Umrah pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, the kingdom's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said.
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Mecca [Saudi Arabia], July 30 (ANI): With face masks, sanitisers, less crowd and social distancing, this year Hajj pilgrimage is different owing to coronavirus pandemic.
Updated : 1 year, 6 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 20 (ANI): A man died after a group of people allegedly attacked him in Hyderabad's Mecca Colony, police said on Monday.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 24 (ANI): Although Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated throughout the country on May 25 as the moon has been sighted on Sunday, celebrations at Mecca Masjid will not take place due to the government's instructions on COVID-19.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 25 (ANI): The holy month of Ramzan has started and yet the streets of Charminar and Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad wear a deserted look as people remain indoors and refrain from public gathering amid the coronavirus lockdown.