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WATCH: Emirati astronaut shares video of Makkah, Madina from space

The video showed the two cities illuminated with lights at night. The video has gained traction on social media. He first focused on Madina and then showed Makkah.

An Emirati astronaut shares a mystical video of Makkah and Madina from space. In a video shared on his Twitter account, Sultan Al Neyadi shared the video of the city of Makkah and Madina from the International Space Station from an altitude of 450 KM.

Sharing the video on his Twitter account, he said “From the international space station, A gift for Salman’s children on these blessed nights. Dedication to the country of the Two Holy Mosques, the landing site of revelation, and the land of the message, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” In the Twitter message, he posted the moon, star, and flag of Saudi Arabia.

The video showed the two cities illuminated with lights at night. The video has gained traction on social media. He first focused on Madina and then showed Makkah. The Grand Mosque is illuminated brightly with lights as seen in the video amid the dark surrounding.

Al Neyadi also plans to show Jeddah and other parts of Saudi Arabia in later videos. He shared the heartwarming video on the blessed night of Layla-tul-Qadr for his followers.

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The video is making rounds on social media as Muslims from all over the world are overjoyed after watching the video of the two holy cities and mosques.

Ramadan is a festive month in which Muslims fast and engage in religious activities. Soul-stirring videos and images of people engaging in prayer at the Grand Mosques of Makkah and Madina on the night of the 27th of Ramadan circulated on social media.

According to the authorities, 2.6 million worshippers attended the Grand Mosque of Makkah on Monday night. The night of the 27th of Ramadan is considered to be of the most blessed night in the entire month by Muslims.