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Eid prayers

, October 15, 2013

Muslims attend Eid al-Adha prayers at a mosque in Benghazi, Libya on October 15. The Muslim world is celebrating the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Islamic Calendar. It includes the pilgrimage to “Haj”, which is one of the five pillars of Islam.

Muslims worldwide traditionally slaughter a four legged animal in commemoration. The meat is then distributed amongst the family and neighbours as well as the poor and needy.-Reuters/Esam Omran Al-Fetori 



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