qiblah


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qib·lah

or qib·la  (kĭb′lə)
n. Islam
The direction of the Kaaba, in Mecca, toward which Muslims face when praying.

[Arabic qibla; see qbl in Semitic roots.]
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The watch is equipped with several applications that suit local consumers, including one for prayer times, one to determine the direction of Qiblah (Mecca), and several health applications.
The Holy site to which the hearts of Muslims from all the world are attached, as it is considered to be the first Qiblah, the third holiest Mosque and the place of Isra'a and Miraaj (The destination to which Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) headed from Mecca and then to the heavens.
On board one of the public security's helicopters, the Agency also took a set of pictures of Mount Uhud and Mount Al-Rumah (shooters) where under its foothill, the historical battle of Uhud (Ghazwah Uhud) was fought and a number of other photos of Mosques of Qubbah, Al-Joma, Qiblah and Al-Miqat as well as Al-Masajid Al-Sabah where the Al-Khandaq battle (Ghazwah Al-Khandaq) was fought, in addition to pictures of the historic Museum of Al-Hejaz Railway and the location of the gathering point for pilgrims coming to and from Madinah.
The Israeli systematic aggression against Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the first qiblah and the third of the holy sites in Islam in occupied East Jerusalem, the capital of the state of Palestine, could not serve peace, coexistence and tolerance among faiths and peoples.
The Islamic travel market concentrates on serving specific requirements of the Muslim traveller's lifestyle, such as: Halal meals options, and halal-certified restaurants, family-friendly environments, religious practices facilities (mosques, prayer rooms at airports, direction signs to Qiblah in Makkah, etc.
The Islamic travel market concentrates on serving specific requirements of the Muslim traveller s lifestyle, such as: Halal meals options, and halal-certified restaurants, family-friendly environments, religious practices facilities (mosques, prayer rooms at airports, direction signs to Qiblah in Makkah, etc.
He was born in 1940 in the Qiblah neighborhood of Kuwait City and belongs to a locally highly-revered family of businessmen and politicians.
The Monte Carlo SBM boasts four top notch hotels which cater towards Muslim families with the option of halal food, prayer mats and Qiblah direction as well as Qurans in the rooms.
The first motion denounced Israel's discriminatory policy in Jerusalem, especially in Al-Aqsa mosque, the the first Qiblah and the third holiest place in Islam.
As soon as the leader of this blessed country, the qiblah of Muslims, ordered us to answer the call of our brothers in Yemen, the men of our armed forces and citizens stood behind him .
The new app helps users identify the nearest mosque, gives the Qiblah direction, gives information on prayer timings and has an Islamic calendar.
In Islam, this sublime course is symbolized in the Kaaba; the Qiblah.