Hajj pilgrims ascend Mount Arafat

MOUNT ARAFAT, Over two million Muslims from around the world have begun ascending Mount Arafat as part of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

Following a night of prayer and reflection in Mina, Hajj pilgrims set out towards Mount Arafat, located near Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca, on Monday morning.

The pilgrims spend the entire day on Arafat while praying continuously and asking Allah for forgiveness and mercy.

Source: Emirates News Agency