Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

Mount Arafat, Saudi Arabia: More than 1.5 million Muslims will pray on Mount Arafat in soaring temperatures on Saturday, in the high-point day of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Worshippers from all over the world will climb the rocky, 70-metre hill, about 20 kilometres from Mecca, where the Prophet Mohammed is believed to have given his last sermon.

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