Masjid al-Haram
Al-Masjid al-Ḥarām (Arabic: المسجد الحرام‎, The Sacred Mosque or The Grand Mosque) is the largest mosque in the world and surrounds Islam's holiest place, the Kaaba, in the city of Mecca, Sa...
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Saudi Arabia Hajj Disaster Death Toll At Least 2,121
The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tr...
Stampede Near Saudi Holy City Kills More Than 700 On Hajj Pilgrimage
A stampede among Muslim worshipers near the Saudi holy city of Mecca left more than 700 people dead and hundreds more injured Thursday at the height of the annual hajj pilgrimage — the backdrop for si...
Hajj 2012, a Sacred Journey
The Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam and one of the largest religious pilgrimages in the world, is currently taking place in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Destruction of early Islamic heritage sites
The destruction of sites associated with early Islam is an ongoing phenomenon that has occurred mainly in the Hejaz region of western Saudi Arabia, particularly around the holy cities of Mecca and Med...
Destruction of early Islamic heritage sites - Wikipedia
Qibla
The Qibla (Arabic: قبلة‎‎, "direction"), also transliterated as Qiblah, Qibleh, Kiblah, Kıble or Kibla, is the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays during salat. It is f...
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Hajj
The Hajj (/hædʒ/; Arabic: حج‎ Ḥaǧǧ "pilgrimage") is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime...
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Umrah
The Umrah (Arabic: عمرة‎) is a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj. In Arabic, Umrah means "to vis...
Kaaba
The Kaaba or Ka'aba (Arabic: الكعبة‎‎ al-Kaʿbah [ælˈkæʕbɐ], "The Cube"), is a cuboid building at the center of Islam's most sacred mosque, Al-Masjid al-Haram, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. I...
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Grand Mosque Seizure
The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 when extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, durin...
1987 Iranian pilgrim riots
A clash between Shia pilgrims and demonstrators and the Saudi Arabian security forces during the Hajj pilgrimage, which led to the deaths of over 400 people, occurred in Mecca on 31 July 1987. The eve...
1987 Iranian pilgrim riots - Wikipedia
Saudi Arabia Hajj Disaster Death Toll At Least 2,121
The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,121 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Monday, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tr...
Incidents during the Hajj
There have been many serious incidents during the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to the city of Mecca, that have caused the loss of thousands of lives. Every follower of Islam is required to visit Mecca ...
Incidents during the Hajj - Wikipedia
Pre-Islamic Arabia
Pre-Islamic Arabia refers to the Arabian Peninsula prior to the rise of Islam in the 630s. Some of the settled communities developed into distinctive civilizations. Sources for these civilizations are...
Pre-Islamic Arabia - Wikipedia
Ihram
Ihram (إحرام iḥrām, from the triconsonantal root Ḥ-R-M) is, in Islam, a sacred state which a Muslim must enter in order to perform the major pilgrimage (Hajj) or the minor pilgrimage (Umrah). A pilgri...
Mathematics in medieval Islam
The history of mathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, building on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhat...
Mathematics in medieval Islam - Wikipedia
Stoning of the Devil
The Stoning of the Devil (Arabic: رمي الجمرات‎ ramī aj-jamarāt, lit. "stoning of the jamarāt [place of pebbles]") is part of the annual Islamic Hajj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in S...
Stoning of the Devil - Wikipedia
Mount Arafat
Mount Arafat or Mount Arafah (Arabic: جبل عرفات‎ transliterated Jabal ‘Arafāt) is a granite hill east of Mecca in the plain of Arafat. It is also known as the Mount of Mercy (Jabal ar-Rahmah...
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Black Stone
The Black Stone (Arabic: الحجر الأسود‎ al-Ḥajar al-Aswad) is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building toward which Muslims pray, in the center of the Grand Mosque in ...
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Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Arabic: عيد الأضحى‎ ʿīd al-aḍḥā [ʕiːd ælˈʔɑdˤħæ] meaning "Festival of the sacrifice"), also called the Feast of the Sacrifice (Turkish: Kurban Bayramı; Bosnian: Kurban B...
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Jahiliyyah
Jahiliyyah (Arabic: جاهلية‎ ǧāhiliyyah/jāhilīyah "ignorance") is an Islamic concept of "ignorance of divine guidance" or "the state of ignorance of the guidance from God" or "Days of Ignoran...