see MeccaMecca
or Makkah
, city (1993 pop. 966,381), capital of the Hejaz, W Saudi Arabia. The birthplace c.A.D. 570 of Muhammad the Prophet, it is the holiest city of Islam, and the goal of the annual Muslim hajj. It is c.
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, Saudi Arabia.
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As part of a major Saudi government project, work is under way for the construction of five Zamzam water transits inside the Grand Mosque complex in Makkah.
Al-Sudais praised the state's interest in Zamzam water since its establishment by King Abdul Aziz.
Zamzam water project MAKKAH: The General President of the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques Sheikh Abdulrahman Al-Sudais announced the start of the Zamzam well processing project.
JEDDAH, Oct 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud has approved a project for renovating Zamzam water well.
According to Saudi gazette report , some Asian pilgrims would purchase burial shrouds from Makkah and wash them in Zamzam water to use it for their funeral as well as for their relatives.
A number of pilgrims were keen to buy quantities of Zamzam water in plastic bottles and then go buy Koshari.
The Department's Director Faisal bin Saleh Madani said that this aims to provide qualitative and distinguished services for pilgrims at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah and give them Zamzam water and guiding pamphlets and manuals to help them perform their rituals.
Makkah, July 27 (BNA): The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Project for Zamzam Water distribution is following up the Project work progress to achieve the aspirations of the leadership in supplying Zamzam Water in the Grand Holy Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet's Holy Mosque in Madinah.
Head of the caretaker family of Kaaba, Sheikh Saleh bin Zain-ul-Abdeen Al Shaibi told that Kaaba was washed with 45 litre Zamzam water after Fajr prayer.
Created by the Saudi Geological Survey (SGS) and set up by the Zamzam Studies and Research Centre (ZRSC), the latest standards are designed to ensure the quality of water used by pilgrims visiting the Holy City.
Zamzam water dispensers in the Grand Mosque of Makkah.
Accorhotels has announced the opening of Pullman ZamZam Madinah, a new five-star hotel in the Holy City of Madinah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.