Makkah Gears Up for Ramadan

MAKKAH: The Makkah municipality will largely focus on street cleaning, environmental safety and guaranteeing supply of hygienic food at restaurants during the month of Ramadan.

Makkah Mayor Osama Al-Bar said on Sunday, “The municipality has made preparations for the large number of pilgrims and visitors gathering in Makkah in the holy month of Ramadan and have in place the required number of workers and equipment to implement all tasks.

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Makkah’s large iftar stretches for 12km

Makkah: The squares within and outside the Holy Mosque of Makkah witness in Ramadan the biggest iftar in the world. More than 12,000 metres of tablecloth are stretched daily for iftar along the Mosque area for worshippers to end their fast.

Officials in charge of the iftar in the Holy Mosque say its daily cost amounts to about one million Saudi riyals (Dh982,200). Iftar does not take more than 15 minutes – from the time that people stretch the tablecloths out to the clearing of the remaining food. The area where people take iftar is cleaned as fast as possible in order to leave room for people to perform Maghreb prayers. Baca entri selengkapnya »

iAzan Software for iPhone and iPod Touch

Walaupun entah kapan iPhone akan diluncurkan di Indonesia, apalagi kapan anda akan memilikinya (mahal euy!), kami tetap perlu mengabari berita gembira bagi kaum muslimin, terutama mereka yang mobile, sering bepergian namun selalu memperhatikan dan menjaga shalatnya. Seperti halnya Prayer Times untuk ponsel, kini aplikasi serupa hadir untuk iPhone dan iPod Touch.

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