Eid around the world

Published August 30, 2011
Russian Muslims pray outside Moscow's central mosque on 30 August, celebrating the start of Eid-ul-Fitr. - AFP Photo.
Russian Muslims pray outside Moscow's central mosque on 30 August, celebrating the start of Eid-ul-Fitr. - AFP Photo.
Albanian Muslims take part in early-morning Eid prayer in the capital Tirana on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
Albanian Muslims take part in early-morning Eid prayer in the capital Tirana on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
A disabled Afghan refugee offers prayers marking Eid-al-Fitr on Tuesday.
A disabled Afghan refugee offers prayers marking Eid-al-Fitr on Tuesday.
Afghan refugees exchange Eid greetings after offering prayers. - AP Photo.
Afghan refugees exchange Eid greetings after offering prayers. - AP Photo.
Syrian President Bashar Assad prays the Eid prayer in Damascus on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
Syrian President Bashar Assad prays the Eid prayer in Damascus on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
Bosnian Muslims pray on Tuesday, celebrating the start of Eid in Sarajevo. - AFP Photo.
Bosnian Muslims pray on Tuesday, celebrating the start of Eid in Sarajevo. - AFP Photo.
A girl attends prayers outside a mosque in Thailand's southern Pattani province on Tuesday. - Reuters Photo.
A girl attends prayers outside a mosque in Thailand's southern Pattani province on Tuesday. - Reuters Photo.
Turks pray on Tuesday at a mosque in Istanbul. - AFP Photo.
Turks pray on Tuesday at a mosque in Istanbul. - AFP Photo.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and PM Salam Fayyad attend the early morning prayer in the West Bank city of Ramallah. - AFP Photo.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas and PM Salam Fayyad attend the early morning prayer in the West Bank city of Ramallah. - AFP Photo.
An Afghan boy offers prayers during Eid-ul-Fitr in Kabul on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
An Afghan boy offers prayers during Eid-ul-Fitr in Kabul on Tuesday. - AP Photo.
A Malay boy prays with his father on the first day of Eid in Melaka. - AP Photo.
A Malay boy prays with his father on the first day of Eid in Melaka. - AP Photo.
A boy looks up as Muslims pray to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr at Khan Yunis town in the Gaza strip. - AFP Photo.
A boy looks up as Muslims pray to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr at Khan Yunis town in the Gaza strip. - AFP Photo.
Nigerian Muslims offer prayers at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. - AP Photo.
Nigerian Muslims offer prayers at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria. - AP Photo.
Thousands of Egyptian Muslims gather to pray, celebrating Eid, in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, in Cairo. - AFP Photo.
Thousands of Egyptian Muslims gather to pray, celebrating Eid, in Tahrir Square on Tuesday, in Cairo. - AFP Photo.

The Muslim holy month of Ramazan comes to an end, and Muslims all around the world celebrate with the three-day feast known as Eid-ul-Fitr. The following photographs show some of the Eid celebrations in various Muslim communities from all over the globe. - Photos by agencies.

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