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    How Saudi is destroying Islamic Heritage

    Photographs obtained by The Independent reveal how workers with drills and mechanical diggers have started demolishing some Ottoman and Abbasid sections on the eastern side of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. The building, which is also known as the Grand Mosque, is the holiest site in Islam because it contains the Kaaba – the point to which all Muslims face when praying. The columns are the last remaining sections of the mosque which date back more than a few hundred…

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  • Stunning night-time shots of Muslims in Hajj

    A believer sits on top of Mount Noor looking over the Hira cave where we believe Prophet Mohammad (sallallahu alaihi wa-sallam) received the first words of the Holy Quran in the…