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In Pictures: Eid al-Fitr
Al Jazeera showcases Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, Islam's holiest month.
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2012 14:34


MUHAMMAD HAMED/`
The sun rises on Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday for Muslims, in Amman, Jordan. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims refrain from food, water, or sexual relations from dawn until sunset.


ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI/REUTERS
A Libyan man holds prayer beads as he attends Eid morning prayers in Benghazi. The month of Ramadan lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on sightings of the crescent new moon.


ELYAS AHMED/EPA
Somali worshippers attend the prayer ceremony at the Isbaheysi Mosque in Mogadishu. After morning prayers, Muslims generally congregate with relatives, friends, and acquaintances to celebrate the end of the holy month.


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In the days before Eid, practicing Muslims often travel to be with their family for the holiday. Above, an Indonesian youth waits among motorcyclists as they wait to travel to Sumatra island as millions head to their home villages.


ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images
Pakistani Muslims travel on an overloaded train as they head to their hometowns ahead of Eid in Lahore.


Trisnadi/AP
Worshippers perform Eid prayers in Porong, Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population.


Amr Nabil/AP
Egyptians greet a convoy carrying President Mohammed Morsi, not pictured, as he leaves following the feast prayers at the Amr Ibn Al-As mosque in Cairo.


Majdi Mohammed/AP
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, second right, attend prayers for Eid in the West Bank city of Ramallah.


Vahid Salemi/AP
Female Iranian Muslims perform Eid prayer in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran.


AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/REUTERS
Egyptians rest after prayer in Cairo's Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.



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The sun rises on Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday for Muslims, in Amman, Jordan. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims refrain from food, water, or sexual relations from dawn until sunset. ;*;A Libyan man holds prayer beads as he attends Eid morning prayers in Benghazi. The month of Ramadan lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on sightings of the crescent new moon. ;*;Somali worshippers attend the prayer ceremony at the Isbaheysi Mosque in Mogadishu. After morning prayers, Muslims generally congregate with relatives, friends, and acquaintances to celebrate the end of the holy month. ;*;In the days before Eid, practicing Muslims often travel to be with their family for the holiday. Above, an Indonesian youth waits among motorcyclists as they wait to travel to Sumatra island as millions head to their home villages.;*;Pakistani Muslims travel on an overloaded train as they head to their hometowns ahead of Eid in Lahore.;*;Worshippers perform Eid prayers in Porong, Indonesia, which is home to the world(***)s largest Muslim population.;*;Egyptians greet a convoy carrying President Mohammed Morsi, not pictured, as he leaves following the feast prayers at the Amr Ibn Al-As mosque in Cairo.;*;Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, second right, attend prayers for Eid in the West Bank city of Ramallah.;*;Female Iranian Muslims perform Eid prayer in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran.;*;Egyptians rest after prayer in Cairo(***)s Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha. Daylife ID:
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The sun rises on Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday for Muslims, in Amman, Jordan. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims refrain from food, water, or sexual relations from dawn until sunset.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 08:50:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0fyY73GgJGg8RMUHAMMAD HAMED`Reuters Pictures

The sun rises on Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday for Muslims, in Amman, Jordan. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar, during which Muslims refrain from food, water, or sexual relations from dawn until sunset.

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A Libyan man holds prayer beads as he attends Eid morning prayers in Benghazi. The month of Ramadan lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on sightings of the crescent new moon.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 08:29:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0eg8cAR2cU6rwESAM OMRAN AL-FETORIREUTERSReuters Pictures

A Libyan man holds prayer beads as he attends Eid morning prayers in Benghazi. The month of Ramadan lasts either 29 or 30 days, depending on sightings of the crescent new moon.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0gfJfsh7OX16V

Somali worshippers attend the prayer ceremony at the Isbaheysi Mosque in Mogadishu. After morning prayers, Muslims generally congregate with relatives, friends, and acquaintances to celebrate the end of the holy month.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 08:23:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0gfJfsh7OX16VELYAS AHMEDEPAEPA Images

Somali worshippers attend the prayer ceremony at the Isbaheysi Mosque in Mogadishu. After morning prayers, Muslims generally congregate with relatives, friends, and acquaintances to celebrate the end of the holy month.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0dPJfAL4Fbg5Z

In the days before Eid, practicing Muslims often travel to be with their family for the holiday. Above, an Indonesian youth waits among motorcyclists as they wait to travel to Sumatra island as millions head to their home villages.

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 07:08:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0dPJfAL4Fbg5ZAPAPAP Photo

In the days before Eid, practicing Muslims often travel to be with their family for the holiday. Above, an Indonesian youth waits among motorcyclists as they wait to travel to Sumatra island as millions head to their home villages.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=00PN9NA8AWd1Y

Pakistani Muslims travel on an overloaded train as they head to their hometowns ahead of Eid in Lahore.

Sat, 18 Aug 2012 14:57:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=00PN9NA8AWd1YARIF ALIAFP/Getty ImagesGetty Images

Pakistani Muslims travel on an overloaded train as they head to their hometowns ahead of Eid in Lahore.

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Worshippers perform Eid prayers in Porong, Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:56:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=07idcRA8ik51zTrisnadiAPAP Photo

Worshippers perform Eid prayers in Porong, Indonesia, which is home to the world's largest Muslim population.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0ffFbwLdq7cs0

Egyptians greet a convoy carrying President Mohammed Morsi, not pictured, as he leaves following the feast prayers at Amr Ibn Al-As mosque in Cairo.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=0ffFbwLdq7cs0Amr NabilAPAP Photo

Egyptians greet a convoy carrying President Mohammed Morsi, not pictured, as he leaves following the feast prayers at Amr Ibn Al-As mosque in Cairo.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=01ZC4eo8l7aaB

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, second right, attend prayers for Eid in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 05:49:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=01ZC4eo8l7aaBMajdi MohammedAPAP Photo

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, second right, attend prayers for Eid in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=07sN0y10TGcPk

Female Iranian Muslims perform Eid prayer in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 06:46:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=07sN0y10TGcPkVahid SalemiAPAP Photo

Female Iranian Muslims perform Eid prayer in Shahr-e-Ray, south of Tehran.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=084z1D45V9att

Egyptians rest after prayer in Cairo's Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 11:38:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Week-in-pictures%3A-Eid-edition?image_id=084z1D45V9attAMR ABDALLAH DALSHREUTERSReuters Pictures

Egyptians rest after prayer in Cairo's Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha.



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