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At least 20 pilgrims dead after truck crashes into crowd in Mexico

At least 20 people – including a baby – have been killed after a truck ploughed into a crowd of pilgrims in northern Mexico. It’s been reported that

At least 20 people – including a baby – have been killed after a truck ploughed into a crowd of pilgrims in northern Mexico. It’s been reported that

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Shi'ite pilgrims flock to Kerbala despite security threat

Roads and highways across Iraq have filled with hundreds of thousands of Shi’ite pilgrims heading to Kerbala to celebrate a religious ceremony amid

Roads and highways across Iraq have filled with hundreds of thousands of Shi’ite pilgrims heading to Kerbala to celebrate a religious ceremony amid

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Hajj spells 'business boom' for Mecca

Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj. The focus is Mecca

Millions of Muslims from across the world are arriving this week in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage – known as the Hajj. The focus is Mecca

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Polish pilgrims set out on long road to Rome for canonisations

The Catholic church insists on a long road to sainthood, and a long road also awaits Polish pilgrims who have begun their journey to Rome for the

The Catholic church insists on a long road to sainthood, and a long road also awaits Polish pilgrims who have begun their journey to Rome for the

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350 clowns go on annual pilgrimage

Hundreds of clowns marched to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Tuesday as part of an annual pilgrimage to thank the country’s

Hundreds of clowns marched to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City on Tuesday as part of an annual pilgrimage to thank the country’s

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Suicide bombers target Shia pilgrims in Iraq

Suicide bombers targeting Shia Muslims have killed at least 60 people in Iraq. The attack happened as pilgrims walked to a Shia shrine and come on

Suicide bombers targeting Shia Muslims have killed at least 60 people in Iraq. The attack happened as pilgrims walked to a Shia shrine and come on

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Millions of pilgrims mark religious festival of Arbaeen

In the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims pilgrims have celebrated the end of a 40-day period of mourning. The

In the holy city of Karbala in Iraq, tens of thousands of Shiite Muslims pilgrims have celebrated the end of a 40-day period of mourning. The

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Security tight as Haj pilgrimage begins

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today. Officials are worried about possible

Authorities in Saudi Arabia have stepped up security for the annual Haj pilgrimage, which begins today. Officials are worried about possible