kaaba kaaba

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying

News

  1. Egypt Islamist leader sharply denounces army chief

    CAIRO (AP) — The Muslim Brotherhood's leader made an unusually harsh attack on Egypt's military chief on Thursday, saying his ouster of President Mohammed Morsi was worse than destroying the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. The leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood vilifies army chief for coup, calls him a 'Traitor'

    The Muslim Brotherhood's leader has made a sharp attack on Egypt's military chief, saying his ouster of President Mohammed Morsi was a worse crime than even destroying the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. Egypt Muslim Brotherhood head vilifies army chief

    CAIRO (AP) — The Muslim Brotherhood's leader has made a sharp attack on Egypt's military chief, saying his ouster of President Mohammed Morsi was a worse crime than even destroying the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "After the prayers inside the Kaaba, hand in hand, we said: 'We have a deal, and may Allah punish he who breaks it,'" Beshir told journalists in Dubai. "If the Chadian president failed to honour an agreement made inside the Kaaba, how can you...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Omar al-Bashir Source: Africasia

  2. "This is the third time in the history of Islam that pilgrims are prevented from coming to the Kaaba," Abbas said, referring to the ancient cubic shrine at the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca.
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: Reuters

  3. "Let the year 2007 be as beautiful as circling the Kaaba," head of Turkey's Directorate of Religious Affairs Ali Bardakoglu said.
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Ali Bardakoglu Source: Zaman Online

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