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Mecca welcomes back foreign worshippers after 2 years

AFP

Posted at Jul 01 2022 10:40 PM

Worshipers back in Meccca

Worshippers gather to pray at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on Friday. The kingdom prepares to welcome 850,000 Muslims from abroad for the annual hajj after two years during which pilgrims from overseas were barred because of COVID pandemic restrictions.