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Makkah: Saudi forces successfully prevent man from setting himself on fire - Arab News

A video clip circulating on social media showed a man being hustled away from the Kaaba by pilgrims and security guards. JEDDAH: Saudi security forces successfully prevented a man from setting himself alight beside the Kaaba inside Makkah's Grand ...and more »

Saudi man makes bizarre attempt to set himself ablaze in front of Kaaba (VIDEO) - RT

A Saudi man, believed to be in his 40s, was captured by police as he was pouring gasoline on himself near the most sacred site in Islam, the Kaaba, just moments before he was able to set himself ablaze in a crowd full of pilgrims. The footage of the ...and more »

VIDEO: Saudi man tries to set himself on fire in front of Kaaba - Middle East Eye

A video circulating on social media shows security forces apprehend a man in front of the Kabaa in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Monday night. The man appears to try pour a flammable liquid over his body before he is stopped by worshippers and taken away by ...and more »

Traditional Arab architecture and the surrounding mountainous terrain inspire a luxury hotel in Mecca - Building Design + Construction (press release)

Foster + Partners has recently revealed their winning design for a luxury hotel and serviced apartments in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca. The design's vertical cascading elements are meant to resemble the surrounding mountainous terrain and form a ...and more »

Saudi man trying to set fire to the Kaaba and himself arrested in Mecca - Libyan Express

Saudi Arabia's police say they have detained a man who tried to set himself alight at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca. Major Sameh al-Salami, police spokesman at the Grand Mosque, announced the news on Tuesday, saying that the man, a Saudi ...and more »

Saudi man attempts self-immolation in Makkah - Gulf Times

Saudi police arrested an apparently 'mentally disturbed' man who tried to set himself on fire at Islam's holiest site, the Grand Mosque in Makkah, a police spokesman said on Tuesday. The man, in his 40s and a Saudi citizen, 'poured petrol on himself ...and more »

Terror attempt foiled to 'burn' Kaaba in Mecca - ABP Live

Muslim pilgrims from all around the world circle around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque, in the Saudi city of Mecca. Pic: AFP (File). - - - - - - - - - Advertisement - - - - - - - - -. RIYADH: Police in Saudi Arabia have foiled an attempt to "burn" the ...and more »

Saudi police foil attempt to burn Kaaba in Mecca - Free Malaysia Today

News portal posts a video of a man pouring petrol on the black cloths covering the Kaaba. VIDEO INSIDE. burn-kaaba. RIYADH: Saudi police have foiled an attempt by a suspected extremist to burn the Kaaba in the grand mosque of Mecca, the most sacred ...and more »

'Saudi national' reportedly tries to set himself on fire next to Islam's most sacred site -

SAUDI police have arrested a man after he attempted to set himself on fire at Islam's holiest site, the Grand Mosque in Mecca. By Joe Barnes. PUBLISHED: 11:28, Wed, Feb 8, 2017 | UPDATED: 11:39, Wed, Feb 8, 2017. 0. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time ...and more »

WATCH: Kaaba cleaned after incident where man attempted to set himself on fire - Al-Arabiya

In the video men are seen cleaning the wall of the Kaaba where the man had stood and poured a solution on himself. (Screen grab). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 7 February 2017. Text size A A A. A video was shared by social media users on ...and more »