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From the August 29, 2003 Wall Street Journal: Infidels are forbidden from entering the city of Mecca (pop. 1.2 million). A look at Saudi Arabia's religious apartheid.

12:00 AM, Sep 2, 2003 • By JONATHAN V. LAST
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In 1995, incidentally, Saudi money funded the building of an enormous, $50 million mosque in Rome, just a stone's throw from St. Peter's Square.

Jonathan V. Last is online editor of The Weekly Standard.