Eid Al-Fitr around the world 2013

Muslims around the world celebrated the first day of Eid Al-Fitr on the 8th of August, 2013 after fasting in Ramadan. These pictures are taken from different places around the world based on http://www.euronews.com and http://www.huffingtonpost.com

606x392_ramadan-fitr-meccaEid al-Fitr. Mecca, Saudi Arabia

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606x404_ramadan-fitr-Palestinian-territories-jerusalem-qudsEid al-Fitr. Jerusalem.

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slide_311956_2781861_freePalestinian women read from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, as they sit at the grave of a relative, as a part of tradition during the first day of Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in the West Bank city of Jenin, Thursday, Aug, 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ballas)

slide_312155_2784843_freeA Palestinian woman enjoys on a swing during the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The three-day holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. One of the most important holidays in the Muslim world, Eid al-Fitr, is marked with prayers, family reunions and other festivities. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

slide_312155_2782706_freePigeons fly outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque as Afghans head for morning prayers on Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, August, 8, 2013. Eid al-Adha is a religious festival celebrated by Muslims worldwide at the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Ahmad Nazar)

slide_312155_2784842_freeChildren attend the the Eid al-Fitr dawn prayers marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Panama City, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims all over the world fast from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)

606x404_ramadan-fitr-russia-moscow-02Eid al-Fitr. Moscow, Russia

606x404_ramadan-fitr-FYR-macedonia-skopjeEid al-Fitr. Skopje, FYR Macedonia

606x321_ramadan-fitr-mecca-albania-tiranaEid al-Fitr. Tirana, Albania

606x359_ramadan-fitr-somaliaEid al-Fitr. Mogadishu, Somalia

slide_312155_2784826_freeMen pray during the Eid ul Fitr prayer service and celebration at the Reliant Center on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Mayra Beltran) MANDATORY CREDIT

slide_312155_2782669_freeA child runs between lines of Muslim men during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Muslim men and women joined prayers at the Dinamo stadium in the Romanian capital, in the largest Muslim public gathering of the year. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims all over the world fast from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

slide_312155_2782698_freeBosnian Muslims attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Dzindic wooden mosque in Tuzla, 140 kms north of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Thursday, Aug 8, 2013. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims all over the world fast from sun rise to sun set. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

slide_312155_2784839_freeA Muslim girl has her face decorated as Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr in Valby, Copenhagen, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims all over the world fast from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo/POLFOTO, Joachim Adrian) DENMARK OUT

slide_312155_2784838_freeNigeria Muslim women and girls attend Eid al-Fitr prayers at Ramat square in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Nigerians in the birthplace of an Islamic uprising gripping the northeast Thursday celebrated the Muslim holy day of Eid al-Fitr with devout prayers and a joyful show of adulation for their king that attracted more than 10,000 people.” (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

slide_312155_2784832_freePakistan girls show their hands painted with henna ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday in Karachi, Pakistan on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Pakistani Muslims will start celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday Friday that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

slide_312155_2782732_freeDENPASAR, BALI, INDONESIA – AUGUST 08: Muslims pray during mass to celebrate Eid-ul Fitr on August 8, 2013 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. The two-day holiday, Eid ul-Fitr, marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic month of fasting and begins after the sighting of a new crescent moon. (Photo by Putu Sayoga/Getty Images)

slide_312155_2782673_freeTunisian women pray near the Zitouna mosque for the Eid al-Fitr prayer, Thursday, Aug.8, 2013 in Tunis. The prayer is taking place at the so-called “Departure Sit-in” on the Bardo square, where people demand the resignation of the ruling moderate islamic Ennahda Party. Tunisians ousted their longtime dictator in January 2011, touching off the Arab Spring uprisings. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)

slide_312155_2782716_freeSaudi women arrive to attend the morning Eid al-Fitr prayer at Turki bin Abdullah grand mosque in Riyadh, on August 8, 2013. Muslims worldwide observe the Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan and the beginning of the new month of blessing Shawwal 1434 Hijriah. AFP PHOTO/FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_312155_2782668_freeSara, 4 years-old reacts before Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Muslim men and women joined prayers at the Dinamo stadium in the Romanian capital, in the largest Muslim public gathering of the year. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims all over the world fast from sunrise to sunset. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

slide_312155_2782677_freeEgyptian children play at a carnival built by supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan that is traditionally celebrated with special cookies, presents and new clothes outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where protesters have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2013. This year’s holiday of Eid al-Fitr was overshadowed by the deep divisions in Egypt, with the interim government planning to celebrate the festival with outdoor prayers in town center squares and Morsi’s supporters marking the holiday with their own protest gatherings, including the two major sit-ins by the Islamists in Cairo. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

slide_312155_2782675_freeEgyptian children play in a carnival built by supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan that is traditionally celebrated with special cookies, presents and new clothes outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where protesters have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2013. This year’s holiday of Eid al-Fitr is overshadowed by the deep divisions in Egypt, with the interim government planning to celebrate the festival with outdoor prayers in town center squares and Morsi’s supporters marking the holiday with their own protest gatherings, including the two major sit-ins by the Islamists in Cairo. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

slide_312155_2782676_freeSupporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan that is traditionally celebrated with special cookies, presents and new clothes outside Rabaah al-Adawiya mosque, where protesters have installed a camp and hold daily rallies at Nasr City in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2013. This year’s holiday of Eid al-Fitr is overshadowed by the deep divisions in Egypt, with the interim government planning to celebrate the festival with outdoor prayers in town center squares and Morsi’s supporters marking the holiday with their own protest gatherings, including the two major sit-ins by the Islamists in Cairo. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

slide_312155_2782702_freeA baloon vendor waits for customer as Muslim women attend the Eid al-Fitr morning prayer that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Muslims have begun celebrating their holiest holiday with solemn sunrise prayers despite concerns over violence looming in parts of Asia and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Gembong Nusantara)

slide_312155_2782714_freeBangladeshi Muslims travel on the roof of a train to head home ahead of Eid al-Fitr as others wait at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people working in Dhaka to make a living return home to spend time with their family during Eid al-Fitr. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

A Muslim girl walks with her mother Kochi, India: A mother takes her daughter to Eid al-Fitr prayers in Kerala state

slide_312155_2782709_freeA Muslim child eats biscuit after attending an Eid al-Fitr morning prayer session at the Niujie Mosque in Beijing, China Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Muslims in China celebrate the Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

slide_312155_2782683_freeAfghans celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan In Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.  (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

slide_312155_2782685_freeAfghans celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan In Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

slide_312155_2782689_freeIraqi Sunni Muslims exchange greetings after Eid prayers outside Abu Hanifa mosque at the first day of Eid al-Fitr prayers in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. The three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Millions of Muslims began celebrating the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on Thursday with morning prayers followed by savory high-calorie feasts to mark the holiday, amid concerns over violence. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

slide_312155_2782715_freeYemenis exchange greetings after Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

606x402_ramadan-fitr-mecca-syrian-refugees-turkey-02Eid al-Fitr. Syrian refugees in Turkey

slide_312155_2782690_freeFilipino women Muslims play as they celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at Manila’s Rizal Park, Philippines Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

slide_311956_2781905_freeSURABAYA, INDONESIA – AUGUST 08: Sellers prepare ketupat as special Eid al-Fitr dishes on August 8, 2013 in Surabaya, Indonesia. Muslims worldwide observe the Eid al-Fitr prayer to mark the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the new month of blessing Shawwal 1434 Hijriah. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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Ramadan around the world 2013

Ramadan has finished this year, we will miss every aspect of this holy month. Here is how Ramadan looks like around the world, pics taken from theatlantic.com and http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Ramadan-finalMuslims around the world greet the holy month of Ramadan with utmost respect and happiness. It is compulsory for Muslims to fast in this month to purify their minds and make them spiritually and physically healthy. Saudi Arabia, 2013 (The daily star)

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ramadan in egyptEgyptians shop in a market on the eve of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down, on July 9, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

s_r07_73077539A Palestinian boy looks at a traditional Ramadan lantern in a street market in Gaza City, on July 6, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681618_freeFlint resident Ahmad Deeb helps set up decorations at the Flint Islamic Center on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in preparation for the Islamic tradition of Ramadan that starts Wednesday, July 10. Hundreds are expected to gather at the center for the Terawih prayer, which leads into a month of fasting — or sawm — and prayer.

s_r04_73213643A Palestinian man reads verses from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, at al-Omari mosque on the first day of Ramadan, on July 10, 2013 in Gaza City. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681608_freeAfghan children read and memorise the Koran at a mosque in Jalalabad on July 10, 2013, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

s_r06_84704242A Pakistani Muslim performs ablutions before evening prayer at historical Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

slide_307832_2681633_freeWorshippers eat during Iftar, or breaking of the fast, at the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Many devout Muslims in the Middle East have started observing the dawn-to-dusk fast for the month of Ramadan even as the region is rocked by Egypt’s turmoil and the relentless civil war in Syria. For most Sunnis and Shiites, Ramadan started on Wednesday while others are expected to begin observing the holy month on Thursday differences based on various sightings of the new moon.

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slide_307832_2756134_freeA Pakistani boy arranges plates of food for Iftar, the meal that breaks the day’s fast, during the holy month of Ramadan at a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

slide_307832_2775984_freeIn this Sunday, July 28, 2013 photo, Muslim labor workers break their fast during they holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Across Muslim world, families gather at sunset after the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramadan. In a parking lot in Dubai, a group of Muslim laborers from India separated from their homeland like millions of other workers across the Gulf join for a game of cricket and to swap stories late into the evening. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

slide_307832_2756152_freeKashmiri Muslims break their fast inside a mosque during Ramadan in Srinagar, India, Thursday, July 25, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

slide_307832_2731439_freeTurkish people break their fasting on July 22, 2013 in front of the Yeni Camii (New Mosque) during the month of Ramadan in Istanbul. Tens of millions across the Muslim world fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious and charitable during a month, which ends with the Eid holiday. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681617_freeStudents perform an afternoon prayer on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

s_r16_73173932Indonesian Muslim women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, on July 9, 2013. (Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2690241_freeCAIRO, EGYPT – JULY 12: Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi participate in Friday prayer on the third day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down on July 12, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt continues to be in a state of political paralysis following the ousting of former President and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi by the military. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in a ceremony in Cairo on the morning of July 4.

s_r19_RTX11HMHA child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France on the first day of Ramadan, July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Vincent Kessler)

s_r20_RTX11HM7A child leans down near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France on the first day of Ramadan, July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Vincent Kessler)

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Muslims attend an evening communal prayer session called “Tarawih” to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)

slide_307832_2690253_freeMuslim girls chat as others gather outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem for the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 12, 2013.

s_r13_RTX11IQ6A Palestinian arranges dates for sale on the first day of Ramadan in a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 10, 2013. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

s_r27_RTX11IQ5A Palestinian arranges qatayef, a dessert traditionally eaten during Ramadan, for sale on the first day of Ramadan in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 10, 2013. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

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A pastry chef holds a tray of Arabic sweets at his bakery in Gaza City on the eve of the start of Ramadan, on July 9, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

s_r28_73182532Floral offerings are laid out for visitors making pilgrimages to visit the graves of family members before Ramadan, on July 9, 2013 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681642_freePeople buy vermicelli ahead of Ramadan, which begins tomorrow in Pakistan, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

slide_307832_2731435_freeAn Afghan man carries watermelons to break the day’s fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 22, 2013. Ramadan is the holiest month in Islam and observant Muslims worldwide mark it by fasting from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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396407Palestinian worshipers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem early August 4, 2013, during Lailat-Al-Qadr, or Night of Power, in which the Muslim holy book of Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah. (Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

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396409Observers of Lailat al-Qadr pray in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on 4 August. (Photo: Reuters)