Eid mubarak

 
 
 
  • An Afghan man prays to celebrate Eid al-Fitr and the end of the fasting month of Ramadan at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr this week, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which followers are required to abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk. (Shah Marai, AFP)
  • An Afghan woman prays during Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Herat. (Aref Karimi, AFP)
  • Russia's Muslims pray on the first day of Eid al-Fitr at a square in Saint-Petersburg. (Olga Maltseva, AFP)
  • Palestinian Muslims perform the morning Eid Al-Fitr prayer in front of the Dome of Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site, in the old city of Jerusalem. (Ahmad Gharabli, AFP)
  • Russian Muslims pray outside the central mosque in Moscow, during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr. (Vasily Maximov, AFP)
  • A Palestinian youth climbs the steps inside the Hamam al-Sammara Public Baths during preparations for the Eid Al-Fitr feast in Gaza city. (Mahmud Hams, AFP)
  • An Indonesian man with his son pray after offering flowers on the dried volcanic mud for family members who died during a volcano eruption in Sidoarjo in eastern Java island, as Indonesians mark Eid al-Fitr with pilgrimages to cemeteries to remember their dead. (M Andika, AFP)
  • An Indonesian woman offers flowers on dried volcanic mud for family members who died during a volcano eruption in Sidoarjo in eastern Java island, as Indonesians mark Eid al-Fitr with pilgrimages to cemeteries to remember their dead. (M Andika, AFP)
  • A Moroccan bakery in The Hague, Netherlands, sells sweet snacks to Muslims as they celebrate the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (Koen van Weel, AFP)
  • A customer displays her hands styled with mehendi (henna) during 'Chand Raat' or 'Night of the Moon' in Hyderabad, traditionally held on the eve of the festival of Eid al-Fitr. (Noah Seelam, AFP)
  • A Palestinian street vendor prepares balloons on a stall at Damascus Gate leading into the old city of Jerusalem as thousands of Palestinian make their way to pray in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. (Menahem Kahana, AFP)
  • Kashmiri shoppers look at costume jewellery on display at a market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar. (Tauseef Mustafa, AFP)
  • Kashmiri shoppers look at shawls and clothing on display at a market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar. (Tauseef Mustafa, AFP)
  • An Indian Muslim family buys new clothes on the eve of Eid al-Fitr festival in the old quarters of New Delhi. (Manan Vatsyayana, AFP)
  • Indian Muslims shop at a market on the eve of Eid al-Fitr festival in Allahabad. (Sanjay Kanojia, AFP)
  • Kashmiri shoppers look at costume jewellery on display at a market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar. (Tauseef Mustafa, AFP)
  • Syrian children play at an amusement centre on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Damascus. (AFP)
  • Indian Muslim women shop for jewellery on the eve of Eid al-Fitr festival in the old quarters of New Delhi. (Manan Vatsyayana, AFP)
  • A Palestinian street vendor displays a baloon for sale at Damascus Gate leading into the old city of Jerusalem as thousands of Palestinian make their way to pray in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on the first day of the Muslim Eid Al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. (Menahem Kahana, AFP)
  • Bangladeshi passengers rush home to their respective villages to be with their families ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr, in Dhaka. (Munir uz Zaman, AFP)