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World news about “Mecca” published by euronews.

16/10 14:44 CET

Hajj: ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual takes place near Mecca

Hajj: ‘stoning of the devil’ ritual takes place near Mecca

Thousands of Muslims observing the hajj hurled pebbles at three pillars, believed to represent the devil, in Mina, east of Mecca. It is part of the "stoning of the devil" ritual that marks the end of the pilgrimage. The Hajj is an Islamic pilgrimage and the largest annual…