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Heat killed hundreds of Muslims in Saudi Arabia for this year's hajj pilgrimage

Deaths this year at the hajj offer a glimpse into the toll heat and humidity are taking on one of Islam's key pillars, raising questions around whether climate change is harming the pilgrimage.

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Aya Batrawy
Aya Batraway is an NPR International Correspondent based in Dubai. She joined in 2022 from the Associated Press, where she was an editor and reporter for over 11 years.
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