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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 6, 2011. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 2.5 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    A crowd of Muslim pilgrims make their way to throw cast stones at a pillar, symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, in Mina near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 6, 2011. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws 2.5 million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Hajj pilgrims perform noon prayer at the Nemra mosque near Mount Arafat on Nov. 5, 2011. More than two million Muslims began massing on Saudi Arabia's Mount Arafat and its surrounding plain, marking the peak day of the largest annual pilgrimage.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims pray at Mecca's Grand Mosque, Oct. 31, 2011. More than 2.5 million Muslims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage to the holy city.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Crowds of Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 3, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Pilgrims watch as fellow Muslims perform the evening prayer in the Mecca's Grand Mosque, Nov. 2, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Muslim pilgrims bow their heads in prayer inside the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 4, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims move around the Kaaba, one of Islam's most sacred sites, inside the Grand Mosque, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 3, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    A Muslim pilgrim prays at the Hiraa cave, at the top of Noor Mountain on the outskirts of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 2, 2011. According to tradition, Islam's Prophet Mohammed received his first message to preach Islam while he was praying in the cave.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Doves fly over Muslim pilgrims as they walk near the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Nov. 3, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Pilgrims rest in the shade provided by one of the minarets of Mecca's Grand Mosque, Oct. 31, 2011. More than 1.5 million Muslims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj pilgrimage to the shrine city, the world's largest annual human assembly which peaks, Nov. 5.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Syrian Muslim pilgrims eat on the pavement of the Haram Street near the Grand Mosque on the eve of the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia Nov. 3, 2011.
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  • Muslim Pilgrims travel to Mecca

    Muslim pilgrims climb the al-Noor mountain home to the Hiraa cave, on the eve of the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, near the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Nov. 3, 2011.
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