Mecca

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Why Are Leaders Allowing the Destruction of Historical Sites in Islam's Holiest City?

The strange alliance of clerics and businessmen in Saudi Arabia.

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The Islamic Urbanist Tradition Is in Danger of Going Extinct

"Mosques are being built in suburban communities only accessible by car."

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Skyscraper Record Breaker of the Day: Mecca

And other findings from a report on very tall buildings...

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A Historic Journey: The Trek to Mecca

Millions of Muslims converge on the Saudi Arabian city.

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Finding Mecca the High-Tech Way: With a Light-Up Prayer Mat

The fabric glows when the pious point it toward the Muslim holy city.

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Temporary City, Population 3 Million

Pilgrims converge on Mecca for the Hajj, and fill its massive tent city