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Pilgrims visit historical sites

MADINAH: A number of Haj pilgrims from Sudan, Turkey and Yemen apart from participants of a recent Haj Seminar organized by the Ministry of Haj visited historical and archaeological sites in Madinah before they return home in a few days. The visits were organized by the Permanent Committee for Haj, Umrah and Visit of the Taiba University.
They also visited the Quba Mosque, the Qiblatain Mosque, the Seven Mosques, the Uhad Mountain, the Urwah bin Zubair Palace, the Urwa Well and the Kaab bin Al-Ashraf Fort in addition to many other ancient sites related to the early Islamic history, the Saudi Press Agency reported yesterday.