Muslim pilgrims in Mecca for Hajj
Muslim pilgrims in Mecca for Hajj
A Muslim pilgrim stands near the Heera cave on Jebel al-Noor, Mount of Light, as he prays above the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on December 5, 2008. The Heera cave is where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammed received the revelation of the Koran. More than two million Muslims head to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia to make the annual Hajj pilgrimage. All fit and financially able Muslims are expected to perform the Hajj at least once in their life. (UPI Photo/Mohammad Kheirkhah)
OTR:
SAU20081205102
Date:
December 05, 2008
Object Name:
Hajj Muslim pilgrimage
Keywords:
NEWS, HAJJ, ISLAM, SAUDI ARABIAN
Category:
International News
Supplemental Codes:
Feature Photo, Religion




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