Qabil street in Jeddah

The popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street.
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Dates are displayed at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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Dates are displayed at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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A woman sits at a corner at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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Sellers exit a mosque after a prayer to go back to open their shops at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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Vendors mainly from Eastern countries as well as some Africans display their goods at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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People walk at a central street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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A blanket covers goods of a vendor to show its closed during the prayer time at night on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. All shops, restaurants, malls and markets must close at a prayer time in Saudi Arabia. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)
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A man poses in a shop of herbs at the popular market of Qabil street in the heart of Jeddah historic center on December 9, 2015 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The street which is one of the oldest business streets that dates back to early days of 20th century, got its name from the Qabil family that owned land originally. The street has served as the hub of trade since even before it was officially a street. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud and is ruled by a monarchy, the House of Saud. It is governed along the strict Islamic principles of Wahhabism, a branch of Sunni Islam. (Getty Images)