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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ANKARA, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- Turkish ice-cream salesman Gurer Kami lately made a new kind of ice-cream of unique flavor, with ingredients including dates, Zamzam water and rock salt.
The Prince and his companions washed Kaaba with Zamzam water mixed with rose water.
We wash the Kaaba from the inside using 45 liters of scented Zamzam water, said the main caretaker of the Kaaba, Sheikh Saleh Bin Zainalabdeen Al-Shaibi, who opens the door of the Kaaba for the washing right after dawn prayers, Saudi Gazette reported.
MADINAH: Health inspectors in Madinah have busted a room in a building in the city center where a group of foreigners were using the facility to bottle normal water in packs and market them as Zamzam water.
At his meeting with a delegation of leaders of the displaced citizens of Zamzam camp at the Guest House in Al-Fasher, the Wali reiterated the government readiness to sit for negotiations and dialogue with the armed movements that want peace.
Summary: Elections are of little concern to latest arrivals at Zamzam camp, forced to flee their homes by fighting between rebels and Bashir forces.
Manama: Police in the Saudi city of Makkah have busted a factory used to bottle and market regular tap water as having been taken from the Zamzam well inside the Grand Mosque, Islam's holiest place.
A team of 100 volunteers led by Dubai Cares gathered at ZamZam School in Kharan, Ras Al Khaimah, to work together on enhancing the school's learning environment for its 600 female students.
January 24, 2014 (EL-FASHER) - North Darfur internally displaced persons (IDPs) who fled their areas in east Jebel Marra following the recent fighting there are now facing water shortages and sanitation-related diseases in Zamzam camp where they reside.
Accor Groups takes great strides ACCOR has recently signed a management agreement for a new upscale Pullman hotel in a prime location in Madinah, Saudi Arabia, to be known as the ZamZam Pullman Madinah.
for a new upscale Pullman hotel , called as ZamZam Pullman Madinah.
The new 5-star hotel, ZamZam Pullman Madinah, will boast of 834 rooms and suites.