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Saturday, May 23, 2015
Surrounded by Iranian officials and security guards, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, attended the hajj pilgrimage Monday in the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. King Abdullah has invited 1,000 guests, including Ahmadinejad, to this year's hajj. (Iranian presidency)