Kaaba

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Synonyms for Kaaba

(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine

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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