Google brings Arabic content online for Ramadan

Internet giant is hosting LiveStream from the Holy Mosque in Makkah on YouTube

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Google brings Arabic content online for Ramadan Google has partnered with the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information to provide live streaming from the Holy Mosque in Makkah on YouTube.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  August 2, 2011

Google has announced that is has partnered with the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information to bring Arabic content online for Ramadan and has today launched live Islamic prayers from the Holy Mosque in Makkah on YouTube.

This project is the first LiveStream event from the MENA region and video viewers will be able to watch the one million Muslims praying each day from The Kaaba for the first time ever.

Contracts for the Live Stream projects were signed by the Saudi Ministry of Culture and Information on Tuesday last week and the project was launched just a few days after the signing.
Two billion Muslims around the world will be observing the month of Ramadan.

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