Mecca

Type: City
Name: Mecca
Country: Saudi Arabia
Latitude: 21.416666
Longitude: 39.816666
population: 1,199,659
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 2 reports

Haj Pilgrims Must Take Extra Care Of Health In Preparation For Wukuf

From Hafizah KamaruddinMAKKAH, Sept 23 (Bernama) -- In preparation for the pinnacle of the Haj ritual - the wukuf (grand assembly) which will take place within 10 days - Haj pilgrims must take extra care of their health.Malaysia's medical operations director ... [Published Bernama - 3 hours ago]
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

*Hajj/ Makkah Mayor Inspects Holy Sites

Makkah, Dhu-AlQa'dah 28, 1435, Sep 23, 2014, SPA -- Mayor of Makkah Dr. Osama bin Fadl Al-Bar has paid an inspection visit to a number of locations of water drainage project sites in Al-Hajj street in Makkah, and reviewed the latest preparations developed ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 42 mins ago]
Entities: Mecca, Peddler, Drainage
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 1 reports

Accommodation arrangements finalized in Hyderabad Rubath in Makkah

Hyderabad, September 22:Mr. Mohammed Zabihulla Baig, Editor of Deccan News Service informed that all the accommodation arrangements for the Hajj pilgrims have been finalized in Hyderabad Rubath in Misfalah area of Makkah. All the rooms have been provided ... [Published Siasat Daily - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Hyderabad, Mecca
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Inauguration of Anjum Hotel Welcomes Guests of Allah to the Largest Hotel in the Middle East

Makkah, September 23, 2014His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman and His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz inaugurate the largest hotel in the Middle East dedicated to the guests of Allah. Anjum is now the largest hotel in ... [Published UAE Business Review - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Makkah needs to expand as visitor numbers grow

Visitor numbers to the holy city of Makkah are increasing each year and more needs to be done to accommodate them.That was the view of Essam Kalthoum, managing director of Bawabat Makkah Company, who spoke to delegates at the Global Real Estate Summit's ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Drivers hike fares to Makkah as Haj nears

Many private drivers shuttling pilgrims between Jeddah and Makkah ahead of Haj are charging prices that are 10 to 20 times higher than the fares they charge on regular days, especially for illegal expats and permitless pilgrims who risk traveling to Makkah ... [Published Arab News - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

22,000 medics assigned to ensure ‘healthy’ Haj

A total of 22,000 medics and paramedics have been assigned to look after the welfare of both local and foreign Haj pilgrims in the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, according to the Acting Health Minister Adel Fakeih.The officials will man the Ministry ... [Published Arab News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

FRHI Hotels appoints Ahmed Hozaien as Makkah portfolio’s MD

: Monday, September 22 - 2014 @ 09:29SVP operations for FRHI Hotels & Resorts (FRHI) Middle East Africa and India, Sami Nasser has announced the appointment of Ahmed Hozaien as MD for the tri branded properties in the holy city of Makkah Makkah Clock ... [Published AME Info - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Haj guides want own college to develop skills, next generation

Saudi Gazette reportMAKKAH — A number of mutawifs (Haj guides) have called for setting up a university college that specializes in Haj and Umrah affairs.They said the college would develop and train all workers in different services needed by pilgrims ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Mecca, Workers, Traffic Flow
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

Brunei Darussalam Intending Hajj Pilgrims Safety Arrives At Makkah Al-Mukaramah

MAKKAH: All of Brunei Darussalam's intending hajj pilgrims are now in Makkah Al-Mukaramah. Upon arrival they were greeted by the administrative hajj bi'thah, medical hajj bi'thah and Managing director of the respective travel agencies.Forty-nine intending ... [Published BruDirect - Sep 22 2014]
Entities: Mecca, Brunei
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 5 reports

First-time pilgrims should be given priority, scholar says

Zero-tolerance policy towards entering Makkah without Haj permits Manama: A Saudi religious scholar has urged citizens and residents who had performed pilgrimage not to register this year and allow others to go on Haj for the first time.“There is a need ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Makkah boasts the largest hotel in Middle East

Anjum Hotel in MakkahPrince Sultan bin Salman, president of Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), and Makkah Gov Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah, jointly opened the 1,743-room Anjum Hotel-Makkah. This is the largest hotel inventory in the Middle ... [Published Travel Daily Media - Sep 21 2014]

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...this [Israeli government in a campaign that has derailed the Palestinian cause and unity," said Husam Zumlot, a top Fatah foreign policy adviser. "What the president is about to do is to return the Palestinian cause to the political track. To show that the main issue is [the] occupation."
"The demand is increasing but it is an old city and this growth has not been planned for,” he continued. "The operation and the management of what happens at Makkah is a big and increasing concern. It is an issue too that all the holy cities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are experiencing.”"
"This is a way of the government to make the OEC (overseas employment certificate) an indispensable document for OFWs in the face of the growing call for its abolition" she said in a statement
"This year we will apprehend the violators of safety measures and punish them on the spot" he said

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Makkah needs to expand as visitor numbers grow [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - 4 hours ago]
Despite opposition from OFWs, MIAA says it’s al... [Published GMA News Online - 5 hours ago]
Bangladesh pilgrim dies in Makkah [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 5 hours ago]
ISIS and Washington’s Ignorance About the Sunni... [Published CounterPunch - 8 hours ago]
A dream travel destination for centuries [Published Arab News - 9 hours ago]
All Malaysian Haj Pilgrims Screened Before Bein... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 9 hours ago]
Drivers hike fares to Makkah as Haj nears [Published Arab News - 10 hours ago]
New US consul general gets warm welcome [Published Saudi Gazette - 10 hours ago]
Civil Defense ready for any emergency in Haj: O... [Published Saudi Gazette - 10 hours ago]
22,000 medics assigned to ensure ‘healthy’ Haj [Published Arab News - 10 hours ago]
Maldivian charge d’affaires is a Twitter fan [Published Arab News - 10 hours ago]
Accommodation arrangements finalized in Hyderab... [Published Siasat Daily - 10 hours ago]
Saudi Arabia, Brunei Darussalam to Strengthen Ties [Published BruDirect - 10 hours ago]
Cities turn green and white for National Day [Published Arab News - 11 hours ago]
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The Islamic State . . . of Saudi Arabia [Published Family Security Matters - 12 hours ago]
‘Forces of darkness tarnish Islam’ [Published Arab Times - 14 hours ago]
HASAN - Is it Saudi Arabia or Egypt that lies i... [Published Zaman - 14 hours ago]
Civil Defense ready for any emergency in Haj: O... [Published Saudi Gazette - Kingdom - 15 hours ago]
First Haj batch leaves for Mecca [Published Oman Observer - 17 hours ago]
Over 60% Haj pilgrims reach Jeddah [Published Siasat Daily - 18 hours ago]
Brunei's Pilgrims Arrive To Perform Haj and Umr... [Published Brunei News - 19 hours ago]
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