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Muslim pilgrims walk outside the Prophet Mohammed Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina on November 12, 2009. More than three million Muslims are expected to converge on the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in western Saudi Arabia for the hajj which peaks this year during November 25-29. Islam's Prophet Mohammed is buried in Medina's landmark mosque, which is Islam's second holiest shrine after Mecca. Photo by Ashraf Amra