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A Muslim pilgrim collects stones to cast at a stone pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)

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Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)

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In this image made while zooming the camera lens, Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," a rite of the annual hajj, the Islamic faith's most holy pilgrimage, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 26, 2012. The five-day rituals of Hajj began on Oct. 24 when millions arrived in the holy city. (Associated Press)

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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba as pray inside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Oct. 23, 2012. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (Associated Press)

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Hayri Sherifov, the imam for the main mosque in the town of Rudozem, says Bulgarian intelligence has been tracking his activities ever since he returned from studying in Saudi Arabia. (Tzvetelina Belutova/Special to The Washington Times)

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Hayri Sherifov, the imam for the main mosque in the town of Rudozem, says Bulgarian intelligence has been tracking his activities ever since he returned from studying in Saudi Arabia. (Tzvetelina Belutova/Special to The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Saudi Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir (The Washington Times)

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Manssor Arbabsiar, 56, seen here in a booking photo, has admitted his role in a $1.5 million plot to kill Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi ambassador to the U.S., at a Washington restaurant by setting off explosives, according to U.S. officials. (Associated Press/U.S. Marshals Service)

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Manssor Arbabsiar, 56, seen here in a booking photo, has admitted his role in a $1.5 million plot to kill Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi ambassador to the U.S., at a Washington restaurant by setting off explosives, according to U.S. officials. (Associated Press/U.S. Marshals Service)

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** FILE ** Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (right) is visted by Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi at the al-Salam palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Saud bin Abdel-Aziz speaks May 12, 2009, with his visitors at his palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Saud bin Abdel-Aziz speaks May 12, 2009, with his visitors at his palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Members of a Saudi female soccer team, including captain Rawh Abdullah (left), Rana Al Khateeb (center) and American Mawada Chaballout, practice at a secret location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Members of a Saudi female soccer team, including captain Rawh Abdullah (left), Rana Al Khateeb (center) and American Mawada Chaballout, practice at a secret location in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Associated Press)

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Crown Prince Nayef Abdul-Aziz is seen on a screen in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday. He was the second heir to the throne to die outside the country in less than a year. (Associated Press)

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Crown Prince Nayef Abdul-Aziz is seen on a screen in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday. He was the second heir to the throne to die outside the country in less than a year. (Associated Press)

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Relatives from the Saudi royal family lift the coffin of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Saudi Press Agency)

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Relatives from the Saudi royal family lift the coffin of Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, on Sunday, June 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Saudi Press Agency)

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Saudi Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz (right) and his son Prince Mohammed bin Nayef attend a ceremony of the Saudi armed forces on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Arafat, Saudi Arabia, near Mecca, as the forces prepare for the influx of people for the annual Hajj. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)