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Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed off the holiest sites in Islam to foreign pilgrims over the coronavirus, disrupting travel for thousands of Muslims already headed to the kingdom and potentially affecting plans later this year for millions more ahead of the fasting month of…
bubmag
February 27, 2020
Mecca

Saudi Arabia halts travel to Islam’s holiest site over virus

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed off the holiest sites in Islam to foreign pilgrims over the coronavirus, disrupting travel for thousands of Muslims already headed to the kingdom and potentially affecting plans later this year for millions more ahead of the fasting month of…
bubmag
February 27, 2020
Mecca

How The 1979 Revolution Reshaped Iran as well as Saudi Arabia

The Iranian revolution, which took place 41 years ago this week, was not the only seismic event to shake the Gulf and the Middle East that year. In November 1979, Juhayman al-Otaibi, a former corporal in the Saudi National Guard, seized the Ka’aba in Mecca with a Salafi armed group proclaiming…
bubmag
February 12, 2020
Mecca

“Abrahamic Dialogue” Is submission to Islam

Dr. Andrew G. Bostom The writer is Associate Professor of Family Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the author of The Legacy of Jihad: Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims, The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism: From Sacred Texts to Solemn History, and, Sharia Versus…
bubmag
February 8, 2020
Mecca

5 Free Qibla Direction Finder Online

The blog post covers 5 free Qibla direction finder online to perform ritual prayers facing the right direction. In Islam, Qibla is called the Direction which points towards Kaaba (located in Mecca). Kaaba is considered the most im…
bubmag
February 2, 2020