Muslim pilgrims praying on Saturday at Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Mohammad received the first words of the Koran. Photo: Reuters

Saudi Arabia prepares for the annual Muslim haj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims from abroad and inside the kingdom are expected to take part in this year’s ceremony. Billions of US dollars have been spent on security and safety measures.

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Muslim pilgrims praying on Saturday at Mount Al-Noor, where Muslims believe Mohammad received the first words of the Koran. Photo: Reuters
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