In Pictures: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Adha 2020

India | Associated Press | August 2, 2020, 10:23 am
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21 Flood-affected Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a boat near a submerged mosque in Morigaon district of Assam. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, is observed by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. Some 2.5 million people have been affected by floodwaters and more than 100 have died, authorities said. (Image: AP)
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21 Flood-affected Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a boat near a submerged mosque in Morigaon district of Assam. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, is observed by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. Some 2.5 million people have been affected by floodwaters and more than 100 have died, authorities said. (Image: AP)

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 A flood-affected girl paints on the arm of her mother during Eid al-Adha celebrations in a makeshift temporary shelter in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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A flood-affected girl paints on the arm of her mother during Eid al-Adha celebrations in a makeshift temporary shelter in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Flood-affected Muslim women offer Eid al-Adha prayers in their temporary shelter in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)
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Flood-affected Muslim women offer Eid al-Adha prayers in their temporary shelter in Morigaon district of Assam. (Image: AP)

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 Flood-affected Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a boat near a submerged mosque in Morigaon district of Assam. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, is observed by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. Some 2.5 million people have been affected by floodwaters and more than 100 have died in Assam state alone, authorities said. (Image: AP)
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Flood-affected Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers on a boat near a submerged mosque in Morigaon district of Assam. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, is observed by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. Some 2.5 million people have been affected by floodwaters and more than 100 have died in Assam state alone, authorities said. (Image: AP)

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 People around the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle and distribute portions of the meat to the poor.<br /><br />Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)
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People around the world celebrate Eid Al-Adha. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle and distribute portions of the meat to the poor.

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims wear a facemask as a precaution against coronavirus arrive to offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims wear a facemask as a precaution against coronavirus arrive to offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Adha prayer from the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Adha prayer from the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims take a selfie after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims take a selfie after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims leaves after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims leaves after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims leave after offering Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Indian Muslims wear a face mask as a precaution against coronavirus offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Indian Muslims wear a face mask as a precaution against coronavirus offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims wear masks as a precaution against coronavirus and offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims wear masks as a precaution against coronavirus and offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Indian Muslim adjusts the mask of his son as they wait to offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Indian Muslim adjusts the mask of his son as they wait to offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims wear masks as a precaution against coronavirus and offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)
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Muslims wear masks as a precaution against coronavirus and offer Eid al-Adha prayer at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle and distribute portions of the meat to the poor. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle and distribute portions of the meat to the poor. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Eid al-Adha, or
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Muslims pray spaced apart as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of the Sacrifice," is a holiday which honours the prophet Ibrahim, or Abraham, as he is known in the Bible, for his willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on the order of God who was testing his faith. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan Muslims greet each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims greet each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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

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 Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims, offer their prayers during the Eid al-Adha prayer, backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. (Image: AP)
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Muslims, offer their prayers during the Eid al-Adha prayer, backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim pray spaced apart as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: AP)
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Muslim pray spaced apart as a precaution against the new coronavirus outbreak during an Eid al-Adha prayer at a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims hug each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims, wearing protective masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, offer their prayers during the Eid al-Adha prayer backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. (Image: AP)
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Muslims, wearing protective masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, offer their prayers during the Eid al-Adha prayer backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, recently converted back to a mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance at the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque in Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: AP)
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Muslim worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance at the Mohammad al-Amin Mosque in Beirut, Lebanon. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)
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Palestinians Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)

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 An Afghan man waits to slaughter his sheep for Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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An Afghan man waits to slaughter his sheep for Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Afghan Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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Afghan Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance at the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)
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Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance at the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)
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Palestinians Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in the West Bank city of Nablus. (Image: AP)

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 Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer in front of the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)
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Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer in front of the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)

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 A man helps slaughter sheep for Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)
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A man helps slaughter sheep for Eid al-Adha in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual hajj, and the second day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Saudi Ministry of Media via AP)
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Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual hajj, and the second day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Saudi Ministry of Media via AP)

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 Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance in front of the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)
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Worshippers wearing masks to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, offer Eid al-Adha prayer while maintaining a social distance in front of the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque in Sarajevo, Bosnia. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual hajj, and the first day of Eid al-Adha, as they keep social distancing to protect themselves against coronavirus in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Image: AP)
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Muslim pilgrims cast stones at a pillar in the symbolic stoning of the devil, the last rite of the annual hajj, and the first day of Eid al-Adha, as they keep social distancing to protect themselves against coronavirus in Mina near the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims visit their relatives' graves on Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, just outside of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
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Muslims visit their relatives' graves on Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, just outside of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)

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 Worshippers wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
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Worshippers wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)

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 A woman and her children pass through a security post staffed by police and CCTV cameras after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
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A woman and her children pass through a security post staffed by police and CCTV cameras after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)

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 Worshippers wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)
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Worshippers wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus after prayers for Eid Al-Adha, or feast of sacrifice, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (Image: AP)

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