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Saudi Arabia from an American’s Perspective

Saudi Arabia from an American’s Perspective

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

January 9, 2019

Over Winter Break, my family and I visited Saudi Arabia for ten days to perform umrah, a form of Islamic pilgrimage. Umrah is a non-mandatory pilgrimage Muslims perform from Medina to Mecca, the two holy cities in Islam. It is often confused with Hajj, a mandatory pilgrimage that Muslims can only perf...

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