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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives A Message from Azerbaijan’s President

Time: January 30, 2019    

Riyadh – SPA

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has received a message from President Ilham Aliyev of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The message was delivered to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques by the Minister of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan Fikret Mammadov during a meeting at Al-Yamamah palace in Riyadh today.

During the reception, the Minister conveyed to the King the greetings of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, while the King extended his greetings to the President.

The audience was attended by Minister of Justice Sheikh Dr. Walid bin Mohammed Al-Samaani; Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf and Azerbaijani officials.

 

This article was first published in AlRiyadh Daily

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Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Receives Princes, Kingdom’s Grand Mufti, Speaker of Shura Council, Ministers, Scholars, and Citizens

Time: January 13, 2019     

Riyadh – SPA

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received at Al-Yamamah palace here today princes, the Kingdom’s Grand Mufti, the Speaker of Shura Council, ministers, scholars and a group of citizens who came to greet him.

At the outset of the reception, they all listened to a recitation of verses from the Holy Quran.

The audience was attended by Prince Turki Al-Faisal, Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh Region, and a number of princes.

This article was first published in AlRiyadh Daily

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ThePlace: Masjid Al-Rahma, Jeddah’s floating mosque

Time: January 12, 2019

  • Worshippers and tourists prefer to visit the mosque at dawn or sunset to enjoy the view of the Red Sea

Al-Rahma Mosque was built in 1985 on the edge of Jeddah’s Corniche in Saudi Arabia.
It is also called Fatima Al-Zahra Mosque, and is one of the most visited mosques in Jeddah, especially by Muslims from East Asia.
Covering an area of 2,400 square meters, it receives Hajj and Umrah pilgrims from around the world.
The mosque is a combination of modern and old architecture and Islamic art. It is built with state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and sound and lighting systems.
It consists of 52 outer domes in addition to the main dome — the largest — with eight supporting pillars. There are 23 external umbrellas, beaded on the outside and inside with verses of the Qur’an.
There are 56 windows designed in Islamic style, a high-hanging wooden prayer area for women, washrooms, and comfortable worship rooms.
Worshippers and tourists prefer to visit the mosque at dawn or sunset to enjoy the view of the Red Sea.
It is also known as the Floating Mosque because it is surrounded by the sea ­— during high tide it appears as if it is floating.

This article was first published in Arab News

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