The Khalifa Sat, the UAE’s first satellite, has captured a wondrous image of the Grand Mosque in Makkah.
The image was captured on the first day of Eid Al Adha and shared by the Mohamed Bin Rashid Space Centre on Twitter this week. The satellite was developed fully be Emirati engineers and is one of the most advanced satellites of its kind.
— MBR Space Centre (@MBRSpaceCentre) August 14, 2019
This year over two million pilgrims descended on the Holy site
Many were met with torrential rain
This image of a Saudi policeman helping an old man has been shared widely
Captured by Saudi photographer Saud Almusihij, he told local news the policeman carried the man for 3kms.
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This photo was captured by Saudi photographer Saud Almusihij. He told Arab News, "The policeman spoke to the old man, poured water on his head to cool him down, then picked him up and carried him for almost 3 kilometers,” . “He had to stop several times to catch his breath, but he kept going until he got the old man to where he wanted to be in Arafat.” May Allah bless him. Creds: @ilmfeed