Saudi forces parade in Mecca ahead of Hajj
22 October 2012 Last updated at 17:18 BST
Thousands of Saudi security personel paraded ahead of the culmination of this year's Hajj pilgrimage.
The parade went ahead as the final preparations were made for over two million Muslim pilgrims expected to converge in Mecca for the annual rituals.
Roopa Suchak reports.