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The coronavirus pandemic cast a shadow over Eid-ul-Adha celebrations, as a limited number of Muslim pilgrims are allowed to perform Hajj this year … Read more

The coronavirus pandemic overshadowed Eid-ul-Adha celebrations, as a limited number of Muslim pilgrims can perform Hajj this year. Prayers with norms of social distancing are offered in mousqes around the world. Eid-ul-Adha or Bakrid, also known as “Sacrifice Feast”, is characterized by sacrificing an animal, usually a sheep or a goat, to demonstrate their devotion and love for Allah. Post the sacrifice, devotees distribute the offering to family, friends, neighbors, and especially the poor and needy. Read less

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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Celebrations Begin Around the World Photo Gallery

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A boy watches Indonesian Muslims attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh – Photo Gallery

A boy watches Indonesian Muslims attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP)
A boy watches Indonesian Muslims attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP)

A boy watches Indonesian Muslims attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP) Read less

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Muslims pray during an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at Al Mashun Grand Mosque in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia – Photo Gallery

Muslims pray during an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Al Mashun Grand Mosque in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (AP)
Muslims pray during an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Al Mashun Grand Mosque in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (AP)

Muslims pray during an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Al Mashun Grand Mosque in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. (AP) Read less

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A Muslim woman wearing a mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak, takes a selfie after an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia – Photo Gallery

A Muslim woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak takes a selfie after an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP)
A Muslim woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak takes a selfie after an Eid-ul-Adha prayer in a mosque … Read more
A Muslim woman wearing a face mask as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak takes a selfie after an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. (AP) Read less

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A Mulista pilgrim prays on Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the holy city of Mecca, during the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia – Photo Gallery

A Mulista pilgrim prays on Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the holy city of Mecca, during the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
A Mulista pilgrim prays on Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the holy city of Mecca, during the … Read more
A Mulista pilgrim prays on Mount Arafat, also known as Jabal al-Rahma (Mount of Mercy), southeast of the holy city of Mecca, during the climax of the Hajj pilgrimage in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia. (AFP) Read less

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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Celebrations Begin Around the World Photo Gallery

Eid-ul-Adha 2020: celebrations begin around the world
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A girl shows a henna pattern applied on her hands for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen – Photo gallery

A girl shows a henna pattern applied to her hands for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters)
A girl shows a henna pattern applied to her hands for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters)

A girl shows a henna pattern applied to her hands for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters) Read less

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Children, wearing face shields, attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh – Photo Gallery

The children, who wear face shields, attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP)
The children, who wear face shields, attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP)

The children, who wear face shields, attend an Eid-ul-Adha prayer at the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh. (AFP) Read less

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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: celebrations begin around the world
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Worshipers wearing protective gear to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus attend a prayer ceremony during Arafat Day at the Tehran University Mosque, Iran – Photo Gallery

Worshipers wearing protective gear to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus attend a prayer ceremony during Arafat Day at the University of Tehran mosque, Iran. (AP)
Worshipers who wear protective gear to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus attend a prayer ceremony during Arafat Day at the mosque … Read more
Worshipers wearing protective gear to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus attend a prayer ceremony during Arafat Day at the University of Tehran mosque, Iran. (AP) Read less

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A girl holds a cookie prepared for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen – Photo gallery

A girl holds a cookie prepared for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters)
A girl holds a cookie prepared for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters)

A girl holds a cookie prepared for the Eid-ul-Adha festival in the old town of Sanaa, Yemen. (Reuters) Read less

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Eid-ul-Adha 2020: Celebrations Begin Around the World Photo Gallery

Eid-ul-Adha 2020: celebrations begin around the world
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Muslim women buy bracelets in a store before Eid-ul-Adha in Kolkata – Photo gallery

Muslim women buy bracelets in a store in front of Eid-ul-Adha in Kolkata. (BCCL)
Muslim women buy bracelets in a store in front of Eid-ul-Adha in Kolkata. (BCCL)

Muslim women buy bracelets at a store in front of Eid-ul-Adha in Kolkata. (BCCL) Read less

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Thai Muslims Offer Eid al-Adha Prayers at Thai Islamic Center Amid Spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand – Photo Gallery

Thai Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Thai Islamic Center amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)
Thai Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Thai Islamic Center amid the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand … Read more
Thai Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Thai Islamic Center amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters) Read less

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