[Medina, November 13. Image via Getty.]

A Muslim woman prays in the courtyard of the Prophet Mohammed Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Medina on November 13, 2009. More than three million Muslims are expected to converge on the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in western Saudi Arabia for the hajj which peaks this year during November 25-29. Islam's Prophet Mohammed is buried in Medina's landmark mosque, which is Islam's second holiest shrine after Mecca. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)