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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.

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