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More than 2 million Muslims gather for Hajj

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia: More than two million Muslims from around the world will start the hajj pilgrimage at Islam's holiest sites Wednesday, a religious duty and an epic multi-stage journey. Saudi authorities have mobilised vast…

The Hajj in numbers

MAKKAH: The hajj pilgrimage, which got under way in the Muslim holy places in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, is one of the world's largest annual gatherings.