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Fig. a place that is frequently visited by a particular group of people because it is important to them for some reason. (From the city of Mecca, the religious center of Islam.) New York City is a Mecca for theatergoers. St. Andrews is a Mecca for golf enthusiasts because of its famous course.
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His firm operates the Mecca Clock Royal Tower, a Fairmont hotel that at 601 metres in height is second only to the Burj Khalifa as the world's tallest building, soaring above the Grand Mosque.
Ugandan Muslims last year were denied visas to travel to Mecca for Hijja due to the deadly Ebola virus that had hit some parts of the country.
Irfan Al Alawi, executive director of the Islamic Heritage Research Foundation, which seeks to preserve historical sites in Saudi Arabia, said that significant features of Mecca and Medina's architectural history are being lost on account of the renovations, the report said.
For many years now Meloy has specialized in the premodern history of the Hijaz, and of Mecca in particular, and he has published several articles on various aspects of Meccan history in the Mamluk period.
They then headed to Mecca to perform the farewell circumambulation of the Kaaba, the cube-shaped structure at the Grand Mosque towards which Muslims worldwide pray, before leaving the kingdom.
For further information, please contact Kenneth Mecca at 214-951-9051 or meccadesign2@gmail.
DUBAI/RIYADH: The Saudi holy city of Mecca is proving to be the exception to a Middle East property downturn, as more and more pilgrims flock to Islam's holiest city and fuel a hotel construction boom.
5 million pilgrims who flock to Mecca for the annual Haj pilgrimage, a duty for every able-bodied Muslim who can afford it, are witnessing a transformation of the city's skyline with luxury hotels, high-rise residential blocks and cranes now overlooking the Grand Mosque.
If you or you know of anyone that was a member could you please ask them to contact us on Facebook on the Cavern Mecca Reunion page or email us.
The new hotels, Hyatt Regency Mecca, Hyatt Place Mecca and Hyatt Summerfield Suites Mecca, are part of a planned, mixed-use development.
The number of visits to Mecca halls declined by 32% in the week to December 5 when the Arctic conditions brought much of Britain to a halt, according to Rank.
5 million Muslims from all around the world are descending on Mecca for this year's Hajj amid heightened security measures, reported the London-based AL QUDS AL ARABI online on Friday.
5 million bridge financing facility to support the financing of a religious hospitality project in Mecca.
The development is in the final stages of completion and will be the first of its kind providing Muslims worldwide (including non-GCC residents) an opportunity to have an interest in Mecca project.
This lesson is clear in the Hudaibiya treaty the Prophet Mohamed signed with the pagans of Mecca in the sixth year of the Higrah ( the Muslim lunar year).