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(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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Ascending Mount Safa: Pilgrims could previously ascend the Mount Safa and look at the Holy Kaabah while praying.
Kaabah, or Kaaba, is a structure at the centre of Islam's most important mosque Masjidil Haram, and is the most sacred site in the faith.
In a statement issued by Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that the attempt of targeting the honorable Kaabah, which is considered the most sacred spot for Muslims around the world, by the Houthi militias raised the concern of the Government and people of Pakistan.
The 438-room Conrad Makkah, which overlooks Al Masjid al Haram and the Holy Kaabah, houses its own mosque that accommodates up to 1,000 people and has an audio connection to Al Haram.
The Conrad Makkah, which will overlook the Sacred Mosque Al Masjid Al Haram and the Holy Kaabah, will comprise 432 rooms, 62 of which are suites in two towers, ranging from 56 sqm to 247 sqm for the Royal Suite.
The center of commerce in Mecca was the area known as the Kaabah, a shrine said to have been founded by Adam and rebuilt by Abraham as a temple to the one true God.
During the pilgrimage, all pilgrims walk barefoot around the Holy Kaabah in Mecca and are treated equally in the eyes of Allah, as on Judgment Day.
the study of air temperature when the sun path direction to kaabah. International Journal of engineering,Management, 3(2): 185.
Allah, solat (daily prayers), Rasul (prophet), mubaligh (missionary), mufti, iman (faith), Kaabah (the Holy cubicle), Qiblat (direction in which the Muslims pray), and Haji (Muslims who have done his pilgrimage).
However, perceiving the new religion as a threat to its power and influence, the Quraysh, the tribes that controlled Mecca and, in particular the holy shrine known as the Kaabah, began to persecute the Muslim community.
This steam is still running beside the Kaabah, and it is known as Zamzam.
According to Islamic law, it is mandatory for every male pilgrim to wear Ahram, a traditional white, unstitched robe consisting of two sheets, before entering the geographical limits of Meeqat, Kaabah, while performing Umrah, reports The Express Tribune.
They ask why the Prophet Muhammad and his followers turned and used Kaabah as kiblah, not the Masjid al-Aqsa.
In order to achieve widespread conversion of the local people, especially in Java, it was important for Islam to tolerate or incorporate powerful Hindu and animist traditions, much as the Prophet had done when he made the Kaabah, an ancient shrine in Mecca, the central holy place of Islam.