Destruction of Holy Sites Archive

The Destruction of Mecca – Ziauddin Sardar:   WHEN Malcolm X visited Mecca in 1964, he was enchanted. He found the city “as ancient as time itself,” and wrote that the partly constructed extension to the Sacred Mosque “will surpass the architectural beauty of India’s Taj
Reported ISIS Member Says They Will Destroy The Kaaba In Mecca, ‘Kill Those Who Worship Stones’:   The Twitter account, which sent the original message, has been suspended. The authenticity of the account as belonging to an ISIS member has not been verified. A reported member of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq
Why don’t more Muslims speak out against the wanton destruction of Mecca and Madina’s holy sites? – by Jerome Taylor: Saudi Arabia’s Wahabists are tearing down buildings that have links to the Prophet and replacing them with skyscrapers and shopping malls. Muslims are often criticised for not speaking out more vocally on key issues that affect their community. Barely
Do my Islamist brothers wish to destroy the Egyptian Pyramids? – Riaz Malik Hajjaji: Today, my fellow Ummah brothers of Egypt have finally called for Sharia and the destruction of the Pyramids there.   There is news that this is a hoax.  However, for centuries, these pyramids have transformed good pious muslims into idol worshippers and