Saudi shows military might ahead of Haj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi Arabian security forces marched through a parade ground in Mecca as pilgrims around the world started to converge towards the Muslim holy city for the annual Haj pilgrimage. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other top officials watched the parade. More than 2 million Muslims from around the world travel to Mecca, Islam's holiest city, for the pilgrimage each year. Every able-bodied Muslim is supposed to undertake it at least once in their lifetime.