The Hajj 2015




Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat.



Roughly 3 million people from around the world are expected to converge at the Kaaba, in Mina and other nearby areas for the Hajj, which lasts about five days.



A Muslim pilgrim couple take a selfie on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, near the holy city of Mecca.



Mina is the world's largest tent city.



Mount Arafat, marked by a white pillar, is where Islam's Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon to tens of thousands of followers some 1,400 years ago, calling on Muslims to unite.



Saudi policemen watch monitor screens showing footage from cameras set up around the holy places, in the holy city of Mecca, September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



A Muslim pilgrim prays as he visits Hera cave, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel, at the top of Mount Al-Noor during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



A Muslim pilgrim prays as he visits Hera cave, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel, at the top of Mount Al-Noor during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims move in circles around the holy Kaaba from the third floor at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims touch a rock atop Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



A Muslim pilgrim makes his way to Hera cave, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel, at the top of Mount Al-Noor during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims move in circles around the holy Kaaba from the third floor at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims take pictures while standing amongst pigeons outside the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



A Muslim pilgrim climbs up the Hera cave, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammad received the first words of the Koran through Gabriel, at the top of Mount Al-Noor during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, September 21, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims touch a rock atop Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy on the plains of Arafat during the annual haj pilgrimage, outside the holy city of Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims wait for bus ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)



Muslim pilgrims pray around the holy Kaaba at the Grand Mosque ahead of the annual haj pilgrimage in Mecca September 22, 2015. (Photo by Ahmad Masood/Reuters)





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Ahmed  Sep 23rd, 2015 12:27 pm

MashaAllah