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Eid celebrations around the world

World | Associated Press | June 27, 2017, 7:33 pm
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 Turkey: Turkish Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the city's landmark Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, early Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Turkey: Turkish Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the city's landmark Sultan Ahmed Mosque, or Blue Mosque, in Istanbul, early Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Syria: In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, third right, prays on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the Nouri Mosque in Hama, Syria, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Syria: In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, third right, prays on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the Nouri Mosque in Hama, Syria, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Israel: Arab Israeli youths, from the Muslim scouts youth movement, march during a parade marking the end of the Holy month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr, in the mixed Arab Jewish neighborhood of Jaffa, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Israel: Arab Israeli youths, from the Muslim scouts youth movement, march during a parade marking the end of the Holy month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr, in the mixed Arab Jewish neighborhood of Jaffa, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Romania: A boy stands among Muslims taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Members of the Romania Muslim community joined prayers at the Dinamo stadium in the Romanian capital, in the largest Muslim public gathering of the year which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

Romania: A boy stands among Muslims taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Members of the Romania Muslim community joined prayers at the Dinamo stadium in the Romanian capital, in the largest Muslim public gathering of the year which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

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 Nigeria: A man and his family takes a selfie photo after Eid al-Fitr prayers in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, June. 25, 2017, to mark the end of the month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

Nigeria: A man and his family takes a selfie photo after Eid al-Fitr prayers in Lagos, Nigeria, Sunday, June. 25, 2017, to mark the end of the month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

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 Russia: Chechen Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan at the main Mosque in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Russia: Chechen Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan at the main Mosque in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Kenya: A child joins Kenyan Muslims to offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in open grounds in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, June 25, 2017, to mark the end of the month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

Kenya: A child joins Kenyan Muslims to offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in open grounds in Nairobi, Kenya, Sunday, June 25, 2017, to mark the end of the month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

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 Albania: Muslims gather to pray during celebrations marking Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramzan, at the capital Tirana's recently renovated Skanderbeg Square Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Albania: Muslims gather to pray during celebrations marking Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramzan, at the capital Tirana's recently renovated Skanderbeg Square Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Afghanistan: Afghan men attend Eid al-Fitr prayers outside of Shah-e-Dushamshera mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Afghanistan: Afghan men attend Eid al-Fitr prayers outside of Shah-e-Dushamshera mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Indonesia: Muslim women perform Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan at a mosque in Gung Pinto, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Indonesia: Muslim women perform Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan at a mosque in Gung Pinto, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Philippines: Filipino Muslims pray at Manila's Rizal Park to celebrate the end of the Holy Month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr in Manila, Philippines. Sunday, June 25, 2017. Muslims all over the world celebrate one of the most important holidays of their faith with prayers and family reunions. (Image: AP)

Philippines: Filipino Muslims pray at Manila's Rizal Park to celebrate the end of the Holy Month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr in Manila, Philippines. Sunday, June 25, 2017. Muslims all over the world celebrate one of the most important holidays of their faith with prayers and family reunions. (Image: AP)

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 Malaysia: Bangladeshi Muslims living in Malaysia offer a prayer on a street during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Malaysia: Bangladeshi Muslims living in Malaysia offer a prayer on a street during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Iraq: Iraqi Shiite Muslims exchange greetings on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan, at a mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June. 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Iraq: Iraqi Shiite Muslims exchange greetings on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan, at a mosque in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, June. 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Iran: In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leads Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan, at Imam Khomeini Grand Mosque, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Iran: In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei leads Eid al-Fitr prayer marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan, at Imam Khomeini Grand Mosque, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Iran: A worshipper prays during Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the Muslims' holy fasting month of Ramzan, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Iran: A worshipper prays during Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the Muslims' holy fasting month of Ramzan, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistan: Pakistanis carry their children after the Eid al-Fitr prayer that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the historic Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Pakistan: Pakistanis carry their children after the Eid al-Fitr prayer that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the historic Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Pakistan: Pakistani women greet each others after the Eid al-Fitr prayers that mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the historic Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Pakistan: Pakistani women greet each others after the Eid al-Fitr prayers that mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramzan, at the historic Badshahi Mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 India: Muslims offer prayers at a mosque in the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra, Monday, June 26, 2017. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

India: Muslims offer prayers at a mosque in the premises of the Taj Mahal in Agra, Monday, June 26, 2017. Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

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 India: Muslim children greet each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Qutub Shahi tombs in Hyderabad, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

India: Muslim children greet each other after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Qutub Shahi tombs in Hyderabad, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 India: A Muslim girl holds roses as she offers Eid al-Fitr prayers with his father on the road outside a Mosque in Mumbai, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

India: A Muslim girl holds roses as she offers Eid al-Fitr prayers with his father on the road outside a Mosque in Mumbai, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Nepal: Nepalese Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

Nepal: Nepalese Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Morocco: A preacher, right, stands to talk to the gathered believers at the Msala Mosque in Casablanca during the Eid prayers in Casablanca, Morocco, Monday, June 26, 2017. The Eid prayers ends the fasting month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

Morocco: A preacher, right, stands to talk to the gathered believers at the Msala Mosque in Casablanca during the Eid prayers in Casablanca, Morocco, Monday, June 26, 2017. The Eid prayers ends the fasting month of Ramzan. (Image: AP)

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 China: A Muslim man prays with a cleric, left, inside the historic Niujie Mosque after Eid al-Fitr prayer services in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. Although much of the Muslim world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan, on Sunday, Muslims in China observed the holiday on Monday. (Image: AP)

China: A Muslim man prays with a cleric, left, inside the historic Niujie Mosque after Eid al-Fitr prayer services in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. Although much of the Muslim world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramzan, on Sunday, Muslims in China observed the holiday on Monday. (Image: AP)

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 China: Muslim men pray during Eid al-Fitr services at the historic Niujie Mosque in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

China: Muslim men pray during Eid al-Fitr services at the historic Niujie Mosque in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 China: Children kneel inside the historic Niujie Mosque after Eid al-Fitr prayer services in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

China: Children kneel inside the historic Niujie Mosque after Eid al-Fitr prayer services in Beijing, Monday, June 26, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Gaza City: Two Palestinian girls wear the traditional women uniform as they with their family attend a gathering at a local park to mark the end of the Holy month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr, in Gaza City, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)

Gaza City: Two Palestinian girls wear the traditional women uniform as they with their family attend a gathering at a local park to mark the end of the Holy month of Ramzan known as Eid al-Fitr, in Gaza City, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Image: AP)