Eid al-Fitr celebrated around the world

  • 29 July 2014
  • From the section World

The world's 1.6 billion Muslims are celebrating the festival of Eid al-Fitr, one of the the biggest religious events in the Islamic calendar.

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Image caption Muslims in Azerbaijan pray in the Taza Pir Mosque in the capital Baku.
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Image caption Indian Muslim boys hug each other after attending morning prayers for Eid al-Fitr at a mosque in Bangalore.
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Image caption A Muslim girl arrives for prayers to celebrate Eid al-Fitr in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu.
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Image caption Muslim women greet each other during the Eid festival at Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Image caption Iraqi Shia women in prayer at the headquarters of the Shia Muslim Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council in Baghdad.
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Image caption A girl blows bubbles during Eid celebrations in Burgess Park in London.
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Image caption Indonesian Muslim women walk towards Parangkusumo beach for Eid al-Fitr evening prayer in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
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Image caption An Indian girl prays at a mosque celebrating Eid in Bangalore, India.
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Image caption A Palestinian women and a girl carry flowers to a family grave on Eid al-Fitr in Gaza City.
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Image caption A gathering of American Muslims reflected in a window in the Queens borough of New York City.
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Image caption A Nepalese child says his prayers at the Eid al-Fitr festival at the Kashmiri Mosque in Nepal's capital city Kathmandu.
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Image caption Chinese Muslims prepare food as they gather to celebrate Eid at a mosque in Tancheng, in eastern China's Shandong province.
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Image caption Muslims in Pakistan pray together during Eid at Badshahi Mosque in Lahore.
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Image caption A woman is overcome with emotions as she prays at the National Mosque, Baitul Mukarram, in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Image caption An Iranian Muslim woman performs her Eid al-Fitr prayers in western Tehran.
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Image caption An Indian child prays near the entrance to a mosque to celebrate Eid in southern Delhi.
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Image caption Taiwanese Muslim boys smile as they prepare to celebrate Eid at the Taichung Mosque in western Taiwan.