Muslims pilgrims in Mecca for Hajj .
Muslims pilgrims in Mecca for Hajj .
The Grand Mosque, Islam's holiest shrine (C-top) is seen next to King Abdul Aziz tower the tallest building in Mecca city from Jebel al-Noor, Mount of Light, where Muslims believe Prophet Mohammed received the revelation of the Koran in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on December 5, 2008. More than two million Muslims head to the holy city of Mecca 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:
SAU20081205104
Date:
December 05, 2008
Object Name:
Hajj Muslim pilgrimage
Keywords:
NEWS, HAJJ, ISLAM, SAUDI ARABIA
Category:
International News
Supplemental Codes:
People, Religion




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