The hotel consists of 1,548 rooms; most of them overlooking the Holy Kabaa
For his part, Head of the Palestinian delegation, Tayseer Kabaa
said that the Israeli occupation doesn't want peace and doesn't recognize any of the Palestinian people's rights, stressing that the Palestinian people will not give up and will resist to get all their rights.
It hugs the street corner with a facade of dense black metal, trimmed with lights, that recalls the Kabaa
in the city of Mecca.
Previous podcasts covered the basic aspects of Islam's five pillars, the Kabaa
, the most sacred site of Islam, differences and similarities of the Sunni and Shiite sects and Muslim prayer.
Other reports indicate that as the pilgrims wait they joke about circling Rafah instead of the holy Kabaa
, and irreverently ask if watching Mecca on television counts as a pilgrimage.
pilgrimage The holy stone the Kabaa
in Mecca (top), and Assistant Chief Constable Jawaid Akhtar On mission to Mecca