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Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha With Prayers

Muslims around the world are celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha with special prayers, meals and charitable donations to the needy. Eid al-Adha, which began Tuesday, is one of two major religious feasts on the Islamic calendar. It comes about two months after Eid al-Fitr, when Muslims ended the holy fasting month of Ramadan with similar customs of prayer, feasting and charity. Eid al-Adha coincides with the annual Muslim pilgrimage to the Saudi holy city of Mecca. Muslims observe the ...

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