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

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 ...

Man Tries To Set Kaaba On Fire In Mecca - PagalParrot

Police in Saudi Arabia has arrested a man who tried to set Kaaba on fire. It is located in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Ghazi Darweesh, an eyewitness said to a local daily:- “As I was circling the Kaaba at around 11:40pm on Monday, I saw a ...

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 ...

Man Caught Trying To Self-Immolate Before Kaaba In Mecca - TopYaps

Saudi police arrested a man suspected of trying to burn himself right next to the holy Kaaba in Mecca. He was stopped before he could do any harm. AP Photo/Amr Nabil. Initial reports had claimed that the man was trying to set Kaaba on fire ...