Abu Bakr

The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
December 22, 2009

We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.

Mecca Bucks
March 26, 2008

According to some popular Muslim accounts, the marble Kaaba structure at the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca was built first by the angels before God created mankind, reconstructed by Adam, and later rebuilt by Abraham and Ishmael. It's safe to say that none of these builders could have anticipated the latest use of the Mosque's image, in a promotional DVD for the Abraj Al Bait Towers, a giant new skyscraper complex slated to be built just across the street from one of the entrances to the Grand Mosque.