Boys pull a ram into the Atlantic Ocean to wash it in preparation for sacrifice, on the Eid al-Adha feast, in Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 26, 2012. The Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski, celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.
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Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque during the annual haj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca October 23, 2012, ahead of Eid al-Adha which marks the end of haj. On October 25, the day of Arafat, millions of Muslim pilgrims will stand in prayer on Mount Arafat near Mecca at the peak of the annual pilgrimage.
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A Pakistani girl prays at the Eid-al-Adha festival in Lahore, Pakistan Nov 7, 2011.
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Indonesian Muslims perform Eid al-Adha prayer on a street in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 26, 2012.
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A Kashmiri Muslim livestock trader waits for customers at a market on the eve of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Srinagar, India, Oct. 26, 2012.
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A Muslim immigrant who lives in Cyprus prays in the Omeriye mosque, known until the 16th century as the medieval Augustinian monastery of St. Marie, during Eid al-Adha celebration in Nicosia, Cyprus, Oct. 26, 2012.
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Passengers sit on top of an overcrowded train as it heads for Jamalpur from Dhaka, August 16, 2012. Millions of residents in Dhaka are travelling home from the capital city to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
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Pakistani Faqir Zada stands next to his camels displayed for sale in preparation for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or 'Feast of Sacrifice,' on a roadside on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Oct. 15, 2012.
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A Pakistani man is reflected in a mirror while trying on a traditional hat, as he and others buy new clothes for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Oct. 24, 2012.
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Dogo Ndiaye strokes ram Papis General as competitors await the judges' final decisions in a regional final of the Khar Bii competition, in Dakar, Oct. 6, 2012. The most popular show on television is 'Khar Bii,' or literally, 'This Sheep' in the local Wolof language. It's an American Idol-style nationwide search for Senegal's most perfect specimen ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski.
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A young Indian Muslim girl gestures as others offer prayers during Eid al-Adha, meaning 'Feast of Sacrifice,' in New Delhi, India, Nov. 7, 2011. This most important Islamic holiday marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son.
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A Yemeni boy (c.) embraces a goat waiting with other goats to be slaughtered in preparation of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, outside a butcher shop in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 10, 2010.
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A boy plays with his toy gun near two men hugging after Eid al-Fitr prayers in Benghazi August 19, 2012. Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, the holiest month on the Islamic calendar.
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A man sleeps in early morning among his cattle at a livestock market ahead of the Eid al-Adha festival in Mumbai, October 23, 2012.
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An Indian Muslim girl in Jammu, India, displays her hands after applying henna on Sept. 9, ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
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A Syrian vendor arranges sweets in front of a shop Sept. 8, ahead of Eid al-Fitr, a holiday marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Damascus, Syria.
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Thai Muslim women pray during Eid al-Fitr at a mosque in the southern province of Pattani, Thailand, on Sept. 10.
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Muslim girls pose during prayers to mark Eid al-Fitr at the mosque of Adjame in the Ivorian capital of Abidjan on Sept. 10.
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Members of a traditional Saudi honor guard with their golden swords attend morning prayers at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during Eid al-Fitr on Sept. 10.
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A Palestinian man sells cakes Sept. 8 for the upcoming celebration of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Jerusalem's Old City.
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An Indonesian girl stands next to her mother who performs a prayer for Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Sept. 10.
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A Somali boy plays with a toy gun on a Al Shabaab truck in Maslah Square in Mogadishu, Somalia, during Eid al-Fitr on Sept. 10.
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A group of Palestinian Muslim girls play in front of the Dome of Rock Mosque during the first day of Eid al-Fitr on Sept. 10.
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A Pakistani girl who survived floods wears a new dress provided on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, which ends the fasting month of Ramadan, at a camp set up for displaced people in Nowshera, near Peshawar, Pakistan, on Sept. 10.
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A British Muslim of Pakistani origin uses her mobile phone as she exits London's Central Mosque across from Regent's Park, following prayers for the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Sept. 10.
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A Kenyan boy in Arabic costume during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Kisumu, Kenya, on Sept. 10.