Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

20 May 2015

Kaaba to be washed only once a year

JEDDAH: The ceremonial washing of the Holy Kaaba will be conducted only once a year and will be performed during the first Hijri month of Muharram, said Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques. He said the presidency has received a royal directive to this effect.Saleh Al-Shaibi, keeper of the Kaaba, said the move was aimed at ensuring the

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