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September 26, 2015 Saudi Arabia announced the new figure, up from 717 on Friday. Meanwhile, Iran has said the tragedy is "not incompetence ... [but] a crime" due to lax security during the pilgrimage.
Muslim pilgrims and rescuers gather around people who were crushed by overcrowding in Mina, Saudi Arabia, during the annual hajj pilgrimage on Thursday.
September 25, 2015 Iran accuses Riyadh of "incompetence" for the Saudi government's handling of security during the pilgrimage.
Saudi police and national guard are deployed to the area of a stampede in the Mina valley near the Saudi holy city of Mecca on Thursday. Officials say hundreds of people were killed.
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September 24, 2015 The stampede is being called the worst in 25 years. It occurred on a street in Mina, a large valley where thousands of pilgrims camp overnight.
An aerial view of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca in October 2014.
May 30, 2015 Mecca is the destination for Muslim pilgrims. To house the millions of worshippers, massive hotels are rising at a furious pace, upsetting those seeking to protect the city's traditional architecture.
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The US Capitol is seen at night in Washington, D.C.
November 15, 2010 Lame duck Congressional session; Rangel ethics hearing; the Hajj; Suu Kyi works
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