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Medina, Saudi Arabia
Medina, in western Saudi Arabia, is a sacred city that only Muslims are permitted to enter. The Prophet Muhammad took refuge in Medina after fleeing Mecca in 622 ad, and the city's numerous mosques remain a destination for large numbers of Muslims on their annual pilgrimage. The income derived from visiting pilgrims forms the basis of Medina's economy.

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Kazimayn Mosque
The 19th-century gold-domed Kazimayn Mosque, pictured at night, is near Baghdad in Iraq. This famous temple contains the tombs of revered Shiite Muslim leaders.


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