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Blast Rocks Saudi Checkpoint at Muslim Holy Site

Saudi-owned pan-Arabic television is reporting an explosion at a checkpoint outside of one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina. Early video aired on the al-Arabiya network showed fire burning outside the facility with one body visible.  No early casualty figures have been reported. The mosque -- the second holiest site in Islam -- is the burial site of the Prophet Muhammad, who died in 632 AD. Earlier Monday, the Saudi Interior...

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