An Iranian pilgrim pushes his luggage upon his return from Saudi Arabia after performing the annual Haj pilgrimage, at Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran

An Iranian pilgrim (C) stands with her family upon her return from Saudi Arabia after performing the annual Haj pilgrimage, at Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran

A wheelchair-bound Iranian pilgrim (C) arrives at Imam Khomeini Airport upon his return from Saudi Arabia after performing the annual Haj pilgrimage, in Tehran

Policemen welcome an Iranian woman upon her return from Saudi Arabia after performing the annual Haj pilgrimage, at Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran