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The Cost of ‘Progress’: Commercialization of Islam’s Holiest Site in Makkah

March 8, 2007


Source: The New York Times by Hassan M. Fattah Five times a day across the globe devout Muslims face this city in prayer, focused on a site where they believe Abraham built a temple to God. The spot is also the place Muslims are expected to visit at least once in their lives. Now as […]