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Crane Collapse In Saudi Arabia's Grand Mosque Kills Dozens

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 09.12.2015 | World

The collapse of a crane in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday evening left dozens of people dead and hundreds injured, Reuters reports...

Abu Dhabi -- Grand Mosque in Rhianna's Wake

Illeana Hoffman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Travel
Illeana Hoffman

We thought we were careful in choosing our attire, intending to show only the utmost respect, but that was based upon the pre-Rhianna world.

72 Hours in Dubai

Clint Johnston | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Clint Johnston

Dubai may be known for skyscrapers, shopping and fine dining, but there is a little something for everyone.

Hajj: What It Has Become And What It Should Be Again

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Stephen Schwartz

Millions of Muslims are satisfied to celebrate at home, while waiting for Mecca, Medina and Hajj to be freed from the grip of the Wahhabis and to regain their past splendor -- a spiritual, not commercial, illumination.

Hajj, Muslim Pilgrimage, Observed In Saudi Arabia (PHOTOS)

AP/The Huffington Post | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan president on Tuesday urged insurgents to abandon violence and accept offers of reconciliation from the governme...

Saudis Build 'World's Largest Clock,' Want 'Mecca Time' To Replace GMT

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Saudi Arabia is hoping that the debut of what is said to be the world's largest clock in Islam's holiest city of Mecca will help establish the city as...