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  • Children pose at Obalende praying ground in Lagos as muslims pray on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, August 19, 2012.
  • Sudanese Muslims attend morning prayers to celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, on the outskirts of El Fashir, North Darfur, August 19, 2012.
  • Muslim men attend prayers on Eid Al-Fitr day at the Regent's Park Mosque in London on August 19, 2012.
  • Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr prayer, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Palermo, Italy, August, 19, 2012.
  • Protestors demanding that the relatives of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh be fired from army and police posts attend Eid al-Fitr prayers in Sanaa, Yemen, August 19, 2012.
  • Indian Muslim boys play atop a marble stand after breaking fast on the last day of the holy month of Ramadan before the Eid holiday, at Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India, August 19, 2012.
  • Iraqi Sunni Muslims exchange greetings after Eid prayers outside Abu Hanifa mosque at the first day of Eid al-Fitr prayers in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq, August 19, 2012.
  • Egyptians rest after Eid al-Fitr prayer at the Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha, situated on the summit of the ancient citadel of Salah Addin Alayoubi, in Cairo, August 19, 2012.
  • Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (3nd R ) attends Eid Al Fitr prayers at al-Hamad mosque in Damascus, August 19, 2012.

Millions of Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Published August 19, 2012

Millions of Muslims are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr festival that ends the fasting month of Ramadan, by participating in feasts, family reunions and other festivities.


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