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Inside Saudi Arabia

<p>Muslims circle the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the Muslim month of Ramadan, in Mecca September 4, 2010. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Hassan Ali </p>

Muslims circle the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the Muslim month of Ramadan, in Mecca September 4, more

Muslims circle the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the Muslim month of Ramadan, in Mecca September 4, 2010. Muslims around the world abstain from eating, drinking and conducting sexual relations from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. REUTERS/Hassan Ali

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<p>Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show team in Riyadh July 16, 2010. The Senior Ulema Council, a regulatory body of religious leaders, in response to the media's sensationalizing of such stunts as "supernatural acts", has called for a ban on these acts which they say are "dupery and sorcery" and are "illegal ways to make a living", according to local reports. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show teamore

Martial arts performer Nawaf, 16, lies on a bed of nails during a public performance by the Dragon show team in Riyadh July 16, 2010. The Senior Ulema Council, a regulatory body of religious leaders, in response to the media's sensationalizing of such stunts as "supernatural acts", has called for a ban on these acts which they say are "dupery and sorcery" and are "illegal ways to make a living", according to local reports. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Veiled Saudi women take photos of their children during a ceremony to celebrate Saudi Arabia's Independence Day in Riyadh September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Veiled Saudi women take photos of their children during a ceremony to celebrate Saudi Arabia's Independencemore

Veiled Saudi women take photos of their children during a ceremony to celebrate Saudi Arabia's Independence Day in Riyadh September 23, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>A Muslim pilgrim assists another pilgrim to climb Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat outside the holy city of Mecca November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz </p>

A Muslim pilgrim assists another pilgrim to climb Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat outside the holy citymore

A Muslim pilgrim assists another pilgrim to climb Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat outside the holy city of Mecca November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Caren Firouz

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<p>A man holds a locust in down town Riyadh March 11, 2008. It is common among Saudis to catch locusts to eat or sell them. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed</p>

A man holds a locust in down town Riyadh March 11, 2008. It is common among Saudis to catch locusts to eat more

A man holds a locust in down town Riyadh March 11, 2008. It is common among Saudis to catch locusts to eat or sell them. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Graduating soldiers from the Saudi special forces demonstrate their unarmed combat skills in Riyadh June 9, 2010. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Graduating soldiers from the Saudi special forces demonstrate their unarmed combat skills in Riyadh June 9,more

Graduating soldiers from the Saudi special forces demonstrate their unarmed combat skills in Riyadh June 9, 2010. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>A man stands in front of a helicopter during a sandstorm at the opening ceremony of the first Saudi Aviation Forum at the headquarters of the Aviation Club at Thumamah national park in Riyadh April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A man stands in front of a helicopter during a sandstorm at the opening ceremony of the first Saudi Aviatiomore

A man stands in front of a helicopter during a sandstorm at the opening ceremony of the first Saudi Aviation Forum at the headquarters of the Aviation Club at Thumamah national park in Riyadh April 22, 2010. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A view of King Fahad street in central Riyadh March 10, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

A view of King Fahad street in central Riyadh March 10, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

A view of King Fahad street in central Riyadh March 10, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Shiite Muslim worshippers beat their chests during the Ashura festival in Qatif December 27, 2009. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Zaki Ghawas </p>

Shiite Muslim worshippers beat their chests during the Ashura festival in Qatif December 27, 2009. Ashura, more

Shiite Muslim worshippers beat their chests during the Ashura festival in Qatif December 27, 2009. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Zaki Ghawas

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<p>A Saudi woman checks out a room during the opening ceremony of Luthan Hotel, which caters exclusively to women, in Riyadh March 18, 2008. The hotel is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and the Gulf region. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

A Saudi woman checks out a room during the opening ceremony of Luthan Hotel, which caters exclusively to womore

A Saudi woman checks out a room during the opening ceremony of Luthan Hotel, which caters exclusively to women, in Riyadh March 18, 2008. The hotel is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and the Gulf region. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Women walk past an empty coffee shop during summer, with temperatures rising above 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit) in Riyadh July 12, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

Women walk past an empty coffee shop during summer, with temperatures rising above 42 degrees Celsius (108 more

Women walk past an empty coffee shop during summer, with temperatures rising above 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit) in Riyadh July 12, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>Saudis from the Otaiba tribe ride across the desert during the Mazayen al-Ibl competition, to find the "most beautiful camels", in the desert region of Shaqra 300 km from Riyadh November 1, 2007. While tremendous oil wealth has brought rapid modernization to the desert state of Saudi Arabia, the camel remains a celebrated symbol of the traditional nomadic lifestyle of Bedouin Arabs. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

Saudis from the Otaiba tribe ride across the desert during the Mazayen al-Ibl competition, to find the "mosmore

Saudis from the Otaiba tribe ride across the desert during the Mazayen al-Ibl competition, to find the "most beautiful camels", in the desert region of Shaqra 300 km from Riyadh November 1, 2007. While tremendous oil wealth has brought rapid modernization to the desert state of Saudi Arabia, the camel remains a celebrated symbol of the traditional nomadic lifestyle of Bedouin Arabs. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>Muslim pilgrims line up at a KFC restaurant outside the Grand Mosque in Mecca December 13, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

Muslim pilgrims line up at a KFC restaurant outside the Grand Mosque in Mecca December 13, 2007. REUTERS/Almore

Muslim pilgrims line up at a KFC restaurant outside the Grand Mosque in Mecca December 13, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>Traders monitor stocks at the Saudi Investment Bank in Riyadh December 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Traders monitor stocks at the Saudi Investment Bank in Riyadh December 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

Traders monitor stocks at the Saudi Investment Bank in Riyadh December 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Saudi children play outside their family's tent at Ahad al-Masahara refugee camp in Jizan, near the border with Yemen November 14, 2009.  REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Saudi children play outside their family's tent at Ahad al-Masahara refugee camp in Jizan, near the border more

Saudi children play outside their family's tent at Ahad al-Masahara refugee camp in Jizan, near the border with Yemen November 14, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Water is sprayed over pilgrims tents whilst pilgrims perform Wuquf at Jabal al-Rahmanat Jabal, the Mount of Mercy, at the center of the plain of Arafat, near Mecca, December 18, 2007.  REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

Water is sprayed over pilgrims tents whilst pilgrims perform Wuquf at Jabal al-Rahmanat Jabal, the Mount ofmore

Water is sprayed over pilgrims tents whilst pilgrims perform Wuquf at Jabal al-Rahmanat Jabal, the Mount of Mercy, at the center of the plain of Arafat, near Mecca, December 18, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>Members of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, or religious police, perform dusk prayers with Saudi youth on the street outside coffee shops in Riyadh June 27, 2010. The men conducted the prayers during half-time of the World Cup soccer match between Germany and England, which they had been watching. The police have been ensuring that people watching World Cup soccer matches at the coffee shops continue to conduct their prayers during the duration of the soccer tournament. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Members of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, or religious police, perform dmore

Members of the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, or religious police, perform dusk prayers with Saudi youth on the street outside coffee shops in Riyadh June 27, 2010. The men conducted the prayers during half-time of the World Cup soccer match between Germany and England, which they had been watching. The police have been ensuring that people watching World Cup soccer matches at the coffee shops continue to conduct their prayers during the duration of the soccer tournament. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Participants of Meeting on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Technologies peek through doors in walls during their visit to the deserted city of Dir'iyyah, near Riyadh, January 8, 2008. Dir'iyyah was the capital of the first Saudi state founded in the mid-1700s after the Al-Saud family joined forces with reformist preacher Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

Participants of Meeting on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Technologies peek through doors imore

Participants of Meeting on Oil and Natural Gas Exploration and Production Technologies peek through doors in walls during their visit to the deserted city of Dir'iyyah, near Riyadh, January 8, 2008. Dir'iyyah was the capital of the first Saudi state founded in the mid-1700s after the Al-Saud family joined forces with reformist preacher Muhammad bin Abdul Wahab. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>A man living with HIV covers his face to avoid being identified due to fear of discrimination at a Saudi Charity Association for AIDS Patients in Jeddah July 19, 2010. About 350 AIDS patients visit the charity monthly, an official at the charity said. REUTERS/Susan Baaghil </p>

A man living with HIV covers his face to avoid being identified due to fear of discrimination at a Saudi Chmore

A man living with HIV covers his face to avoid being identified due to fear of discrimination at a Saudi Charity Association for AIDS Patients in Jeddah July 19, 2010. About 350 AIDS patients visit the charity monthly, an official at the charity said. REUTERS/Susan Baaghil

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<p>Saudi residents watch a solar eclipse in Jeddah January 15, 2010. The annular eclipse of the sun, which will last for over 11 minutes during its maximum duration, will be visible from a 300-km wide track that passes half of the Earth, according to NASA. REUTERS/Zaki Ghawas </p>

Saudi residents watch a solar eclipse in Jeddah January 15, 2010. The annular eclipse of the sun, which wilmore

Saudi residents watch a solar eclipse in Jeddah January 15, 2010. The annular eclipse of the sun, which will last for over 11 minutes during its maximum duration, will be visible from a 300-km wide track that passes half of the Earth, according to NASA. REUTERS/Zaki Ghawas

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<p>A young boy shows his hands after helping paint benches in the city of Qatif at the start of the summer season, May 15, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer </p>

A young boy shows his hands after helping paint benches in the city of Qatif at the start of the summer seamore

A young boy shows his hands after helping paint benches in the city of Qatif at the start of the summer season, May 15, 2008. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>A Saudi trader adjusts traditional clothes at Souq Al Zal in downtown Riyadh September 7, 2009. Hundreds of people flock to Souq Al Zal daily to shop. REUTERS/Fahed Shadeed </p>

A Saudi trader adjusts traditional clothes at Souq Al Zal in downtown Riyadh September 7, 2009. Hundreds ofmore

A Saudi trader adjusts traditional clothes at Souq Al Zal in downtown Riyadh September 7, 2009. Hundreds of people flock to Souq Al Zal daily to shop. REUTERS/Fahed Shadeed

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<p>Grooms take part in a mass wedding ceremony in Riyadh June 24, 2008. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (</p>

Grooms take part in a mass wedding ceremony in Riyadh June 24, 2008. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (

Grooms take part in a mass wedding ceremony in Riyadh June 24, 2008. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji (

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<p>Camels race during the 24th Janadriya festival on the outskirts of Riyadh, March 4, 2009. The ten-day festival showcases Saudi Arabian culture and traditions. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Camels race during the 24th Janadriya festival on the outskirts of Riyadh, March 4, 2009. The ten-day festimore

Camels race during the 24th Janadriya festival on the outskirts of Riyadh, March 4, 2009. The ten-day festival showcases Saudi Arabian culture and traditions. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Secondary school students sit for an exam in a government school in Riyadh February 7, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Secondary school students sit for an exam in a government school in Riyadh February 7, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad more

Secondary school students sit for an exam in a government school in Riyadh February 7, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Families wait at the Saudi King Abdullah's road at the start of the Rabih Alriyadh Festival (Riyadh Spring Festival) April 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Families wait at the Saudi King Abdullah's road at the start of the Rabih Alriyadh Festival (Riyadh Spring more

Families wait at the Saudi King Abdullah's road at the start of the Rabih Alriyadh Festival (Riyadh Spring Festival) April 5, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Spectators watch a car participate in the first International Sand Festival at Qaseem, about 300 km (186 miles) from Riyadh, December 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Spectators watch a car participate in the first International Sand Festival at Qaseem, about 300 km (186 mimore

Spectators watch a car participate in the first International Sand Festival at Qaseem, about 300 km (186 miles) from Riyadh, December 26, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>Saudi schoolboys wear face masks upon their arrival at Al-Yamama secondary school in Riyadh October 10, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Saudi schoolboys wear face masks upon their arrival at Al-Yamama secondary school in Riyadh October 10, 200more

Saudi schoolboys wear face masks upon their arrival at Al-Yamama secondary school in Riyadh October 10, 2009. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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<p>A view of minarets of Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the holy city of Medina January 3, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji </p>

A view of minarets of Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the holy city of Medina January 3, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarmore

A view of minarets of Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the holy city of Medina January 3, 2007. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

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<p>Saudi Arabia's national flag is seen at the Khoba frontline border with Yemen January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed </p>

Saudi Arabia's national flag is seen at the Khoba frontline border with Yemen January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fahmore

Saudi Arabia's national flag is seen at the Khoba frontline border with Yemen January 27, 2010. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed

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