Eid Celebration

Aug 30, 2011, 12:24 PM IST
Kashmiri Muslims shop from roadside vendors ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslims shop from roadside vendors ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Srinagar.

Bangladeshi Muslims headed to their homes ahead of Eid al-Fitr crowd a ferry terminal in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi Muslims headed to their homes ahead of Eid al-Fitr crowd a ferry terminal in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, congratulates the Eid al-Fitr after offering the Eid al-Fitr`s prayers that marks end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, congratulates the Eid al-Fitr after offering the Eid al-Fitr`s prayers that marks end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Egyptian riot policemen guard in the back as Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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Egyptian riot policemen guard in the back as Muslims attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Filipino Muslim women join an early morning prayer celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila.
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Filipino Muslim women join an early morning prayer celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila.

A Filipino Muslim takes a drink after the morning prayer celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila.
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A Filipino Muslim takes a drink after the morning prayer celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting, at the Quirino grandstand in Manila.

A balloon in the shape of Malaysian cartoon character
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A balloon in the shape of Malaysian cartoon character "Upin" floats during Eid al-Fitr prayer that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Surabaya.

An Afghan police man patrols as Afghan Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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An Afghan police man patrols as Afghan Muslims pray during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Iraqi Sunni Muslims exchange greetings after Eid prayers outside the 14th Ramadan mosque, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad.
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Iraqi Sunni Muslims exchange greetings after Eid prayers outside the 14th Ramadan mosque, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad.

An Afghan boy offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.
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An Afghan boy offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan.

An Afghan woman walks as Afghan Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul.
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An Afghan woman walks as Afghan Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul.

An Iraqi Sunni Muslim greets a policeman after Eid prayers outside the 14th Ramadan mosque, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad.
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An Iraqi Sunni Muslim greets a policeman after Eid prayers outside the 14th Ramadan mosque, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad.

Gaza`s Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, holds Eid al-Fitr prayers in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.
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Gaza`s Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, holds Eid al-Fitr prayers in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip.

An Egyptian Muslim girl with writing on her face that reads
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An Egyptian Muslim girl with writing on her face that reads " Egypt" plays with balloons after Eid al-Fitr prayers that mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt.

Egyptian Muslims perform Eid Al-Fitr prayers, the feast after Ramadan celebrating the end of fasting, in front of Luxor temple in Luxor.
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Egyptian Muslims perform Eid Al-Fitr prayers, the feast after Ramadan celebrating the end of fasting, in front of Luxor temple in Luxor.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, inspects the honor guards before his prayers for the Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai, center, inspects the honor guards before his prayers for the Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul.

Bangladeshi Muslims try to board an overcrowded train as they head home ahead of Eid al-Fitr, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi Muslims try to board an overcrowded train as they head home ahead of Eid al-Fitr, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Muslims take breakfast after a mass prayer inside the mosque during Eid al-Fitr, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Khartoum.
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Muslims take breakfast after a mass prayer inside the mosque during Eid al-Fitr, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Khartoum.

Saudis pray during morning prayers on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in the holy city of Mecca. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
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Saudis pray during morning prayers on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr in the holy city of Mecca. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

A Palestinian girl prays near graves on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at a Muslim cemetery in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
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A Palestinian girl prays near graves on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at a Muslim cemetery in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

A Henna drawing, marking Eid-al-Fitr, is seen on the palm of a policeman as he prays with residents outside a mosque during the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul.
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A Henna drawing, marking Eid-al-Fitr, is seen on the palm of a policeman as he prays with residents outside a mosque during the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Fitr in Kabul.

Thousands of Muhammadiyah Muslims performed Eid prayers at several locations throughout Surabaya, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the start of a three day holiday period.
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Thousands of Muhammadiyah Muslims performed Eid prayers at several locations throughout Surabaya, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the start of a three day holiday period.

Thousands of Muhammadiyah Muslims performed Eid prayers at several locations throughout Surabaya, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the start of a three day holiday period.
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Thousands of Muhammadiyah Muslims performed Eid prayers at several locations throughout Surabaya, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the start of a three day holiday period.

A Bosnian Muslim kisses his son celebrating the start of the three-day Eid al-Fitr feast outside the Gazi-Husref Bey mosque in Sarajevo. Eid-al-Fitr celebrations mark the end of the fasting Muslim month of Ramadan.
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A Bosnian Muslim kisses his son celebrating the start of the three-day Eid al-Fitr feast outside the Gazi-Husref Bey mosque in Sarajevo. Eid-al-Fitr celebrations mark the end of the fasting Muslim month of Ramadan.

Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, prays during the Eid al-Fitr prayer at Hafez al-Assad mosque, in Damascus.
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Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, prays during the Eid al-Fitr prayer at Hafez al-Assad mosque, in Damascus.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai shakes hand with a young suicide bomber in a ceremony to mark the release of detained suicide bombers at the presidential palace in Kabul.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai shakes hand with a young suicide bomber in a ceremony to mark the release of detained suicide bombers at the presidential palace in Kabul.

Nigeria Muslim offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Nigeria Muslim offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria.

Nigeria muslims offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Nigeria muslims offers prayers during Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the central mosque in Abuja, Nigeria.

Protestors dance with ceremonial daggers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemen`s President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen.
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Protestors dance with ceremonial daggers on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemen`s President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen.

An Egyptian Muslim girl plays with balloons after Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tahrir Square in Cairo.
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An Egyptian Muslim girl plays with balloons after Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tahrir Square in Cairo.

Indonesian Muslim children carry torches during a parade celebrating Eid al Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta.
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Indonesian Muslim children carry torches during a parade celebrating Eid al Fitr holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta.

Indian Muslim vendors sell delicacies from their push carts on the last day of Ramadan, near to the Charminar monument in Hyderabad.
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Indian Muslim vendors sell delicacies from their push carts on the last day of Ramadan, near to the Charminar monument in Hyderabad.

Pakistani women gather around a vendor selling traditional bangles in preparation for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival which starts on Wednesday, in Islamabad.
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Pakistani women gather around a vendor selling traditional bangles in preparation for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival which starts on Wednesday, in Islamabad.

Pakistani children show their hands painted with henna in preparation for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival which starts on Wednesday, in Karachi.
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Pakistani children show their hands painted with henna in preparation for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr festival which starts on Wednesday, in Karachi.

Members of Pakistan`s anti-terrorist squad patrol in a market of Multan, Pakistan to ensure security during Eid al Fitr shopping.
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Members of Pakistan`s anti-terrorist squad patrol in a market of Multan, Pakistan to ensure security during Eid al Fitr shopping.

Indonesian Muslim women walk on a wooden plank to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta.
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Indonesian Muslim women walk on a wooden plank to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta.

Pakistani girl, Tameena Basheer, 3, wearing a new dress, looks on while sitting next to her home, during the first day of Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.
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Pakistani girl, Tameena Basheer, 3, wearing a new dress, looks on while sitting next to her home, during the first day of Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Muslims congregate on the expressway running along National Highway 8 near a mosque during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Gurgaon.
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Muslims congregate on the expressway running along National Highway 8 near a mosque during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Gurgaon.

The Imam of the Noor mosque in Nairobi, Kenya, deliver sermon during the Eid al Fitr prayers.
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The Imam of the Noor mosque in Nairobi, Kenya, deliver sermon during the Eid al Fitr prayers.

Kashmiri Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers outside Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar.
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Kashmiri Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers outside Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar.

Indian Muslims greet each other after offering prayers on Eid-al-Fitr in Ahmadabad.
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Indian Muslims greet each other after offering prayers on Eid-al-Fitr in Ahmadabad.

Iraqi Shiite women pray on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Iraqi Shiite women pray on the first day of Eid al-Fitr in Baghdad, Iraq.

Libyan muslims pray in Green Square, renamed Martyr`s Square, for the morning Eid prayer, marking the end of Ramadan and to celebrate their victory over embattled Moammar Gadhafi, inTripoli.
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Libyan muslims pray in Green Square, renamed Martyr`s Square, for the morning Eid prayer, marking the end of Ramadan and to celebrate their victory over embattled Moammar Gadhafi, inTripoli.

Pakistani Muslim women share Eid greeting after the prayers of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, at historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani Muslim women share Eid greeting after the prayers of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, at historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

Bosnian Muslim woman Indira Arnautovic, 45, looks for her relatives as she walks among gravestones during second day of Eid al-Fitr, at the cemetery Bare, in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
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Bosnian Muslim woman Indira Arnautovic, 45, looks for her relatives as she walks among gravestones during second day of Eid al-Fitr, at the cemetery Bare, in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Pakistani Muslims offer prayers of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, at historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.
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Pakistani Muslims offer prayers of Eid al Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, at historical Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

Palestinian children and youths enjoy a ride in an amusement park during the second day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, in the West Bank city of Jenin.
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Palestinian children and youths enjoy a ride in an amusement park during the second day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, in the West Bank city of Jenin.