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Mohammed Abdu mosque

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Submitted by Kevin M (United States), Jul 24, 2009 at 13:12

Many of my former Saudi English students from Jeddah told me that Mohammed Abdu paid for the construction of a fabulous mosque on the Jeddah Corniche. Nobody ever goes there to pray, however, because they are afraid of political reprecussions from the powers-that-be. The devil's first incarnation on Earth was a musician, I was told, and so mosques built from the finances of a musician are avoided like...well...pork shops!

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