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Photos: Muslims gather to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr

Around 140,000 muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of Ramadan, in Small Heath Park in Birmingham, Britain, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls – RC1783D4C980
  • Johnny Simon
By Johnny Simon

Deputy Photo Editor

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Muslims around the world gathered today for Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan. After a month of sunrise-to-sunset fasting, groups of Muslims gathered in cities around the world for prayer and celebration.

While some large gatherings took place in beautiful parks, mosques and public squares, others met under less peaceful or fortunate circumstances. Gazans prayed only a few hundred yards from their heavily armed fence with Israel, while Afghans met in the midst of ceasefire declared between the government and the Taliban.

AP Photo/Khalil Hamra
Palestinian women pray in in Eastern Gaza City on June 15. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
EPA/Jalil Rezayee
Afghans offer special prayers on on Eid al-Fitr in Herat.
EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky
Muslims gather in front of a banner showing a panoramic picture of the city in Moscow.
EPA/Ammar Salih
Iraqi Sunni Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayer amid the ruins of a mosque destroyed during the battle against the Islamic State in western Mosul city, Iraq
EPA/Ciro Fusco
Muslims pray to celebrate Eid al-Fitr at Garibaldi square in Naples, Italy.


EPA/Alessandro Di Marco
Muslims praying in Turin, Italy.
Reuters/Darren Whiteside
Muslims attend prayers in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Antara Foto/Hendra Nurdiyansyah vis Reuters
Muslims perform prayers near Mount Merapi volcano in Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Reuters/Florion Goga
Albanian Muslims celebrate Eid al Fitr with prayers in Tirana.
Antara Foto/Aprillio Akbar via Reuters
Muslims perform prayers for Eid al-Fitr at Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Antara Foto/Didik Suhartono via Reuters
Indonesian Muslims in Surabaya.
Reuters/Huseyin Aldemir
Worshippers pray during the first day celebration of Eid al Fitr at Suleymaniye Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.
Reuters/Abduljabbar Zeyad
Worshippers gather in Hodeidah, Yemen.
Reuters/Fayaz Aziz
Men attend Eid al-Fitr prayers at a park in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Reuters/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
Supporters of the Houthi movement gather in Sanaa, Yemen.
Reuters/Henry Nicholls
Around 140,000 worshippers attend Eid al-Fitr prayers in Small Heath Park in Birmingham, Britain.
Reuters/Feisal Omar
Muslim faithful attend Eid al-Fitr prayers in Mogadishu, Somalia.t
Reuters/Erik De Castro
Filipino Muslims pray at Luneta Park in Manila.

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