2 million pilgrims in Mecca
September 13, 2016
An estimated two million pilgrims are in Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage, according to the Associated Press.
Iran is not permitting its citizens to attend the hajj this year because of disputes with Saudi Arabian officials.
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