The Grand Mosque seizure occurred during November and December 1979 in khana kaba saudi arabia. The extremist insurgents calling for the overthrow of the House of Saud took over Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The insurgents declared that the Mahdi had arrived in the form of one of their leaders named Mohammed Abdullah al-Qahtani. They called on Muslims to obey their leader as mahdi.
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