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Pilgrims walk to cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual hajj, and the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The pilgrimage to Mecca is required once in a lifetime of every Muslim who can afford it and is physically able to make it.

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Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill known as Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims make their way down on a rocky hill known as Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. More than 2 million pilgrims were gathered to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago.

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A Muslim pilgrim prays as she watches thousands of pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims have arrived in the kingdom to participate in the annual hajj pilgrimage, a ritual required of all able-bodied Muslims at least once in their life.

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Members of the Saudi special forces perform during a military parade in preparation for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Hajj pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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Muslim pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Hajj pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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Saudi King Salman, center left, is accompanied by Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, center right, as they enter the Islamic Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gathered in Islam's holiest city of Mecca late Friday to discuss a breadth of critical issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, the plight of Rohingya refugees and the growing threat of Islamophobia.

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Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, left, and Saudi Arabia's King Salman, center, listen to Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, right, during a group photo session ahead of an emergency Arab summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. King Salman opened an emergency summit of Gulf Arab leaders in the holy city of Mecca with a call for the international community to use all means to confront Iran, but he also said the kingdom extends its hand for peace.

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Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini raises the trophy at the end of the Italian Super Cup final soccer match between AC Milan and Juventus at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Italian Super Cup final soccer match between AC Milan and Juventus at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman, right meets with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the Royal Court in Riyadh. Pompeo met with Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the latest stop of his Middle East tour that has so far been dominated by questions and concerns about the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.

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In this photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, speaks to his father, King Salman, right, at a meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Leaders of Gulf Arab countries, including those boycotting Qatar, met in Saudi Arabia's capital for a regional summit, a gathering that Qatar's ruling emir choose not to attend amid the dispute.

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Tunisians demonstrate with saws, placards reading 'You are not welcomed' and showing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in Tunis.

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Tunisians demonstrate with placards reading 'You are not welcomed' and showing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in Tunis. Amid international concern about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some 200 protesters gathered in central Tunis to protest the prince's arrival for talks with the Tunisian president.

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, right, greets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman upon his arrival at the presidential palace in Carthage near Tunis, Tunisia. Traveling abroad for the first time since the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the crown prince is visiting allies in the Middle East before heading to a G20 summit in Argentina later this week.

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In this photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman gives his annual policy speech in the ornate hall of the consultative Shura Council, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Salman gave his first major speech since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents, expressing support for his son, the crown prince, and making no mention of the accusations that the prince ordered the killing. Monday's speech highlighted the kingdom's priorities for the coming year, focusing on issues such as the war in Yemen, security for Palestinians, stability in the oil market, countering rival Iran and job creation for Saudis.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, right, Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, second right, and Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, second left, attend the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Salman addressed the summit his first such comments since the killing earlier this month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan prepares to speak at the opening of the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, points to Salah, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second right, looks on, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi King Salman, right, and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, second right, receive Sahel, a family member, and Salah, a son, of Jamal Khashoggi, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia, which for weeks maintained that Jamal Khashoggi had left the Istanbul consulate, on Saturday acknowledged he was killed there in a "fistfight."

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Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, smiles as he attends the Future Investment Initiative conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia is the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

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In this image taken from CCTV video that emerged Monday Oct. 22, 2018, purportedly showing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi and his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, at an apartment building in Istanbul, Turkey, just hours before his death in the Saudi Arabian Consulate. The video was broadcast by the pro-Turkish government Turkish television channel A News, and was said to be obtained via Turkey's security sources.

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Brazil players pose for a picture with the trophy end of the friendly soccer match between Brazil and Argentina at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Brazil won 1-0.

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Argentina's Paulo Dybala, left, controls the ball against Brazil's Neymar during a friendly soccer match between Brazil and Argentina at King Abdullah stadium in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, left, meets Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Khan is on a tour of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as part of his first overseas trip since taking office.

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In this photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, visits the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Khan, a former cricketer, is on a tour of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as part of his first overseas trip since taking office.

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Muslim pilgrims walk back to their tents after casting stones at three huge stone pillars in the symbolic stoning of the devil during the annual hajj pilgrimage, in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims walk back to their tents during the annual Haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims pray after performing the tawaf-e-ifadha circling of the Kaaba, during the annual Haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The five-day pilgrimage represents one of the five pillars of Islam and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life.

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Muslim pilgrims perform the tawaf-e-ifadha circling of the Kaaba, during the annual Haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The five-day pilgrimage represents one of the five pillars of Islam and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life.

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Muslim pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba in the Grand Mosque, before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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Muslim pilgrims leave Grand Mosque, after offering prayers ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Islamic pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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Saudi Arabia's Osama Hawsawi, left, and Egypt's Mohamed Salah challenge for the ball during the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

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Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari, second from right, celebrates with teammates after he scored his side's winning goal during a group A match against Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia. Saudi Arabia won 2-1.

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Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari celebrates with a flip after scoring his side's second goal during the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

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Saudi Arabia's Mohammed Alburayk, left, blocks Egypt's Trezeguet during the group A match between Saudi Arabia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

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Ammal Farahat, who has signed up to be a driver for Careem, a regional ride-hailing service that is a competitor to Uber, drives her car in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After lifting a longstanding ban on women driving, it's the latest job opening for Saudi women, that had been reserved for men only, and one that sharply challenges traditional norms.

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Hessah al-Ajaji drivers her car down the capital's busy Tahlia Street after midnight for the first time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi women are in the driver's seat for the first time in their country and steering their way through busy city streets just minutes after the world's last remaining ban on women driving was lifted on Sunday.

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Uruguay's Luis Suarez stumps over Saudi Arabia's Ali Albulayhi during their group A match at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

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Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari, left, and Uruguay's Guillermo Varela challenge for the ball during for the group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

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Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

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Uruguay's Luis Suarez, center, scores the opening goal during the group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

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The door to the Merce­des convertible lies open, as the high-born dame, well swaddled in white, lays one gloved hand on the steering wheel. Vogue Arabia tho­ught this photo of Prin­cess Hayfa bint Abd­ullah Al Saud, anticipating the end of the driving ban for Saudi women, would go down well. But with most rights activists who fought the ban rotting beh­ind bars, all it did was release pent-up indignation.

In this picture taken with low shutter speed, Muslim pilgrims walk around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the minor pilgrimage, known as Umrah, marking Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Visitors attend a cinema theatre during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia held a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters in the kingdom.

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A visitor takes pictures of posters of Hollywood movie stars during an invitation-only screening at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia held a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Adel Jubeir at a meeting in Riyadh.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives at Riyadh airport on her maiden visit to Saudi Arabia.

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Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Saudi Arabia's Haj and Umrah minister Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten during the signing of the bilateral Haj Agreement signing between India and Saudi Arabia, in Makkah.

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Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi performing Umrah in Makkah Mukarramah ahead of the bilateral Haj Agreement signing between India and Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi King Salman, right, receives Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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King Salman of Saudi Arabia with his son, the crown prince

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, holds Colt Henry, 11 months, as he poses for photographs at the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Pilgrims cast stones at the huge stone pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson takes a photo with the Foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, and Bahrain, and the Kuwaiti Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs after a meeting in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, shows the scene of a suicide bombing after a police raid in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Police said the bomber shot at them when they tried to raid the three-story house and that the man blew himself up during the confrontation, leading to the building's collapse.

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Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, right, receives Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Sheikh Sabah aims resolving a diplomatic crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations.

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In this photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Saudi King Salman, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump, visit a new Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump poses for a photo with Saudi women on a visit to an all-women's business services center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. General Electric and Saudi Aramco are key partners in the center, which provides career opportunities for well-educated Saudi women.

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President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose for photos after a ceremony to mark the opening of the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Donald Trump poses for photos with King Salman and others at the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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President Donald Trump is handed a sword during a welcoming ceremony at Murabba Palace, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump holds a sword and sways with traditional dancers during a welcome ceremony at Murabba Palace, in Riyadh.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and first lady Melania Trump arrive at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and first lady Melania Trump, right, are welcomed by Saudi King Salman, center, during a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, in Riyadh.

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A Saudi Arabian Airlines plane sits on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it made a distress call shortly before landing at Manila, Philippines.

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Passengers are ferried to the main terminal afters disembarking from a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane, left, sitting on the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it made a distress call shortly before landing at Manila, Philippines.

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Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims arrive to cast stones at a pillar symbolizing the stoning of Satan, in a ritual called "Jamarat," the last rite of the annual hajj, on the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill known as Mountain of Mercy, on the Plain of Arafat, during the annual hajj pilgrimage, ahead of sunrise near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Hundreds of thousands of Muslim pilgrims pray outside Namira Mosque in Arafat, on the second and most significant day of the annual hajj pilgrimage, near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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A Muslim woman from Kyrgyzstan, right, sleeps after the Fajr prayer before sunrise, outside the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Pilgrims circle the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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Muslim pilgrims touch the golden door of the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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People stand by an explosion site in Medina, Saudi Arabia.

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In this photo provided by Noor Punasiya, people stand by an explosion site in Medina, Saudi Arabia. State-linked Saudi news websites reported an explosion near one of Islam's holiest sites in the city of Medina, as two suicide bombers struck in different cities.

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President Barack Obama with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, during a Gulf Cooperation Council session during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at his palace for the ceremonial welcome in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being ordained the highest civilian award of Saudi Arabia, The Order of Abdullah, by King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at his palace in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi poses for a selfie with IT professionals working in TCS All Women IT & ITES Center during his visit to the Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the L&T Workers Residential Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to Indian workers as he wears a safety helmet during his visit to the L&T Workers Residential Complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shares food with Indian workers at the L&T residential complex in Riyadh.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with prominent Saudi business leaders at the Saudi Chamber of Commerce in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the employees at TCS All Women IT and ITES Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Narendra Modi shares snacks with Indian workers at the L&T residential complex.

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Narendra Modi signs the visitors book during his visit to the historical fort of Masmak in Riyadh on Friday. The fortress depicts the history of the Al Saud family.

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Narendra Modi being received by the Governor of Riyadh, Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on his arrival, in Royal Terminal, Riyadh.

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Narendra Modi with Governer of Riyadh Faisal Bin Bandar al Saud at the Riyadh airport.

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Shiite Muslims burn an effigy of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia during a protest at Chattergam in the outskirts of Srinagar. Hundreds of Shiite Muslim protested against Saudi Arabia over the recent execution of Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr along with 46 others, including three other Shiite dissidents.

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Shiite Muslims congregate to participate in a protest against Saudi Arabia. Hundreds of Shiite Muslims protested against Saudi Arabia over the recent execution of Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr along with 46 others, including three other Shiite dissidents.

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