SAUDI ARABIA: The holiest site in Islam
Far superior images will be running in the paper soon courtesy of photographer Irfan Khan.
But for now, here's a quick amateur video of Mecca's Grand Mosque shot from the 30th floor of a nearby building. If you look closely, you can see the motion of thousands of Muslim pilgrims performing ritual revolutions around the black cube of the Kaaba.
— Ashraf Khalil in Mecca