December 14, 2010 The federal government has sued a west suburban school district for denying a Muslim middle school teacher unpaid leave to make a pilgrimage to Mecca that is a central part of her religion. In a civil rights case, the department said the school district in Berkeley denied the request of Safoorah Khan […]
By MITCH ANDERSON, Star Tribune December 18, 2008 WASHINGTON – There was no fanfare, no press release when Keith Ellison made the pilgrimage to the Muslim holy city of Mecca last week. “We weren’t really trying to turn this into a political thing,” said the Democratic congressman from Minneapolis. “This is just me trying to […]
Updated and verified on April 12 by your brother in Islam Rafik Beekun Here are the current weather conditions in Makkah and Madinah. For more information about current weather, current time in either city and 5-day weather forecast, please click any of the two blue icons below, and then use your browser’s back arrow to […]
Updated on September 9, 2012) One official site is currently available with two webcams (i) one for the the Haram Sharif in Makkah and (ii) one for Masjid Annabawi (Mosque of the Prophet (s)) in Madinah. Both webcams have been working well for the past year or so, bifadlillah. FIRST, CLICK HERE to watch either the Haram Sharif in Makkah or the […]
This only works well if you have a fast internet connection. Please note that the stream may sometimes be interrrupted due to technical difficulties too. Here is the link to the official Saudi webcam of the Kabbah.