Business & Economy

Somaliland: Shipping the sheep for Eid al-Adha

Up to 80 percent of Somaliland's export income is generated by sales of sheep, goat, camel and cattle.

Somaliland: Shipping the sheep for Eid al-Adha

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Eid al-Adha begins September 12

Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of the Dhu al-Hijjah lunar month and is also the third day of the Hajj pilgrimage.

Saudi Arabia: Eid al-Adha 2016 begins September 12

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How is Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world?

Muslims across the world celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha 2015, or the Festival of Sacrifice.

How is Eid al-Adha celebrated around the world?

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Festive spirit eludes Iraqi Kurds on Eid 2015 holidays

Salary crisis and political malaise have spoiled the mood during the 2015 Eid al-Adha in Iraq's Kurdish region.

Festive spirit eludes Iraqi Kurds on Eid 2015 holidays

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Syria's Assad celebrates Eid as raids 'kill children'

Syrian president leads Eid al-Adha 2015 celebration in Damascus as government raids hit Idlib internet cafe.

Syria's Assad celebrates Eid as raids 'kill children'

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Iraqi refugees facing Eid hardship

Many who have lost everything to escape to Erbil refugee camps have little to celebrate during Eid-al-Adha 2014 holiday.

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In Pictures: Eid al-Adha 2013

Millions of Muslims around the world observed Eid al-Adha, one of Islam's most poignant religious holidays.

In Pictures: Eid al-Adha 2013

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Polish Muslims: Slaughter ban Eid sacrifices tradition

Animal rights activists disrupt Eid al-Adha 2013 holiday to protest ritual slaughter.

Polish Muslims: Slaughter ban Eid sacrifices tradition

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In Pictures: Eid al-Adha 2011

Muslims around the world celebrate the 'Festival of the Sacrifice', marking Abraham's willigness to sacrifice his son.

In Pictures: Eid al-Adha 2011