Eid celebrations from around the world - UAE Pics

Friday, October 3, 2008

Eid celebrations from around the world

Thousands of Muslims circle the Kabaa inside and outside the Grand Mosque during Eid Al Fitr morning prayers in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.Afghan men greet each other after eid prayers at Eid Gah mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday. Muslims around the world marked Eid Al Fitr, which ends the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.Bosnian Muslims attend the Eid Al Fitr prayers at the Begova mosque in Sarajevo.Sunni Muslim men pray at Abu Hanifa Mosque in central Baghdad, Iraq.Palestinian Muslims walk next to the Dome of the Rock to attend Eid Al Fitr prayers, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City.Bahraini boys wait for their turn for a hair cut at a barber shop in Dumistan, Bahrain, to celebrate Eid.Saudi women arrive to the Imam Turki Bin Abdullah mosque to offer Eid Al Fitr morning prayers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.A Pakistani shopkeeper arranges sweet named "Jalabi", which is made of flour and soaked in sugar syrup, for customers as people prepare to celebrate the Eid.Filipino Muslims partake of the food after attending the early morning prayers at the Blue Mosque at Manila's southern suburb of Taguig city to celebrate Eid.Sri Lankan Muslim food vendors wait for customers in Colombo.Turks shop at an open air market in Istanbul, Turkey on Monday, as part of the preparations for the Eid Al Fitr.Albanian Muslims pray to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, near the Et'hem Beu mosque, in Tirana on Tuesday. Thousands of people gathered at mosques around Albania celebrating Eid Al Fitr.Bangladeshis crowd a railway station, as others ride atop a train, on the way to their hometown to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, on the outskirts of Dhaka.Kashmiri women purchase clothes for the upcoming festival of Eid Al Fitr in Srinagar, India.Bulgarian Muslims pray at a Mosque in the town of Suvorovo, east of the capital Sofia to celebrate Eid Al Fitr.A child watches Saudi men praying at the Imam Turki Bin Abdullah mosque during Eid Al Fitr morning prayers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.People crowd buses to travel to their hometowns to celebrate Eid in Lahore, Pakistan.Backdropped by the Dome of the Rock, Palestinians gather to receive gifts handed out during the first day of Eid Al Fitr.A Palestinian Muslim family walks at the grave of a relative as part of tradition during the first day of Eid Al Fitr, at the cemetery outside Lions Gate in Jerusalem's Old City.

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