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Mataf area likely to be shaded

  • A crowded mataf is seen in the Grand Mosque in Makkah. (AN photo by Ahmad Hashad)


Published — Sunday 7 February 2016

MADINAH/JEDDAH: Pilgrims and visitors performing tawaf (circumambulation) of the Holy Kaaba or praying around it may look forward to relief from the blazing sun, as a proposal to shade the Mataf area is being studied. 194 more words


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