Some 2 million Muslim pilgrims officially began the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Monday, making their way out of Mecca after circling Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba.
A Tokyo Olympic drone display, a memorial for Haiti's slain president and the hajj pilgrimage round out some of this week's most stunning images.
Muslims hoping for a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Mecca to perform the hajj will have to wait until next year due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Roughly 2 million Muslims were expected to go on Hajj this year.
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Saudi Arabia worked to improve security measures this year.
Wahhabism has taken a sledgehammer to Islam.