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‘No delay’ in SR62bn Makkah metro project

Source: Arab News

DUBAI: An SR62 billion ($16.5 billion) metro railway project planned for Makkah is progressing well and there is no delay, said Ali Abdelfattah, chief executive-designate of the Makkah’s Mass Rail Transit (MMRT). 395 more words

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Mataf expansion speaks volumes about Kingdom’s efforts, say pilgrims

ARAB NEWS | Published — Wednesday 18 May 2016

GOOD WORK: Umrah pilgrims hailed the Saudi government for mataf expansion in Makkah.

MAKKAH: Umrah pilgrims have hailed the mataf expansion in Makkah as “distinguished” and “amazing,” saying that the achievement speaks a lot about the attention the Saudi government pays to the holy places. 211 more words

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Mataf bridge removed

ARAB NEWS | Published — Saturday 14 May 2016

EASE OF PRAYER: The mataf around the Kaaba is now completely free of the temporary bridge, providing more space for worshippers to perform tawaf (circumambulate around the House of God) and say their prayers. 277 more words

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"Others Fighting For The Cause Of Allah..." - Surah 73:20

Background

This is a Makkan verse (Tafsir Ibn kathir). Fighting was only legislated when the Muslims were exiled out of Makkah to Madinah. However, there other scholars who are of the opinion that it was revealed in Madinah (Mawdudi and Abdullah Yusuf Ali). 1,097 more words

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"Permission To Fight Has Been Given To Those Who Are Being Fought..." Surah 22:39

Background

This is one of the first verses revealed for fighting against the Quraysh who wronged and persecuted the believers for thirteen years. (Tafsir Ibn kathir, Tanwir al-Miqbas min Tafsir Ibn ‘Abbas, Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi and Ibn Al-Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah in Mukhtasar Zad Al-Ma’ad). 3,158 more words

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"Fought For The Cause Of Allah And Were Patient..." - Surah 16:110

Background

Scholars are of the opinion that this verse was revealed in Makkah (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammad Asad). [1] [2]

Analysing Verse

“Then, indeed your Lord, to those who emigrated after they had been compelled and thereafter fought and were patient – indeed, your Lord, after that, is Forgiving and Merciful.” – Quran 16:110…

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