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Festival of Eid

<p>A boy sells a pair of goats at a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in the old quarters of Delhi, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

A boy sells a pair of goats at a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in the old quarters of Delhi, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

A boy sells a pair of goats at a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in the old quarters of Delhi, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>A boy sits in a mosque during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Campion Wong</p>

A boy sits in a mosque during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Campion Wong

A boy sits in a mosque during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Campion Wong

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<p>A Muslim pilgrim has his head shaved after casting pebbles at a pillar that symbolizes Satan during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa</p>

A Muslim pilgrim has his head shaved after casting pebbles at a pillar that symbolizes Satan during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa more

A Muslim pilgrim has his head shaved after casting pebbles at a pillar that symbolizes Satan during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

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<p>A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his weapon and rides a horse as people on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat</p>

A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his weapon and rides a horse as people on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

A Free Syrian Army fighter holds up his weapon and rides a horse as people on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

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<p>A butcher cleans a slaughtered sacrificial bull on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near Sanaa, Yemen, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah</p>

A butcher cleans a slaughtered sacrificial bull on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near Sanaa, Yemen, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A butcher cleans a slaughtered sacrificial bull on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near Sanaa, Yemen, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

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<p>A cow balloon is pictured in the sky as women and children attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Dwi Oblo</p>

A cow balloon is pictured in the sky as women and children attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

A cow balloon is pictured in the sky as women and children attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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<p>Children play on a boat-shaped swing on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat</p>

Children play on a boat-shaped swing on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

Children play on a boat-shaped swing on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

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<p>Sheep are slaughtered on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Raqqa, eastern Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Nour Fourat</p>

Sheep are slaughtered on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Raqqa, eastern Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Nour Fourat

Sheep are slaughtered on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Raqqa, eastern Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Nour Fourat

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<p>A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 15, 2013.   REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon</p>

A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Ivory Coast, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

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<p>A butcher is seen before slaughtering a cow on the first day of the Eid al-Adha festival in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, northeast of Cairo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

A butcher is seen before slaughtering a cow on the first day of the Eid al-Adha festival in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, northeast of Cairo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A butcher is seen before slaughtering a cow on the first day of the Eid al-Adha festival in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, northeast of Cairo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A girl and a boy walk on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near the Saudi city of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity</p>

A girl and a boy walk on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near the Saudi city of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity

A girl and a boy walk on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near the Saudi city of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Al Hwaity

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<p>A butcher holds the head of a cow after slaughtering it during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

A butcher holds the head of a cow after slaughtering it during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

A butcher holds the head of a cow after slaughtering it during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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<p>A child attends a prayer during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Nigeria, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon</p>

A child attends a prayer during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Nigeria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

A child attends a prayer during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan, Nigeria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

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<p>Afghan boys play with toy guns on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, October 15, 2013. 

REUTERS/ Parwiz</p>

Afghan boys play with toy guns on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Parwiz

Afghan boys play with toy guns on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/ Parwiz

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<p>A boy holds a fish in a bag after buying it on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the Duma neighbourhood in Damascus, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh</p>

A boy holds a fish in a bag after buying it on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the Duma neighbourhood in Damascus, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

A boy holds a fish in a bag after buying it on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the Duma neighbourhood in Damascus, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

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<p>A butcher carries the severed head of a sacrificial sheep during the religious holiday Kurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Baku, Azerbaijan, October 15, 2013. 

REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili</p>

A butcher carries the severed head of a sacrificial sheep during the religious holiday Kurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Baku, Azerbaijan, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

A butcher carries the severed head of a sacrificial sheep during the religious holiday Kurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Baku, Azerbaijan, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili

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<p>A Palestinian girl sits next to graves at a cemetery in the West Bank city of Jenin, on the first day of Eid-al-Adha, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman</p>

A Palestinian girl sits next to graves at a cemetery in the West Bank city of Jenin, on the first day of Eid-al-Adha, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

A Palestinian girl sits next to graves at a cemetery in the West Bank city of Jenin, on the first day of Eid-al-Adha, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

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<p>Cattle traders wait for customers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta</p>

Cattle traders wait for customers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

Cattle traders wait for customers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>Cows are slaughtered by butchers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta</p>

Cows are slaughtered by butchers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

Cows are slaughtered by butchers on the first day of Eid al-Adha at a livestock market in Mogadishu, Somalia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Ismail Taxta

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<p>People gather around a man holding a sword during a traditional performance on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, October 15, 2013.

REUTERS/Yazan Homsy</p>

People gather around a man holding a sword during a traditional performance on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

People gather around a man holding a sword during a traditional performance on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the besieged area of Homs, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Yazan Homsy

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<p>Men stand on the remains of a slaughtered sacrificial cow during Eid al-Adha in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013. 

REUTERS/Dwi Oblo</p>

Men stand on the remains of a slaughtered sacrificial cow during Eid al-Adha in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

Men stand on the remains of a slaughtered sacrificial cow during Eid al-Adha in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Dwi Oblo

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<p>Men exchange greetings after Eid Al-Adha prayer in the old mosque of the village of Racak, southwest of capital Pristina, Kosovo, October 15, 2013.  REUTERS/Hazir Reka</p>

Men exchange greetings after Eid Al-Adha prayer in the old mosque of the village of Racak, southwest of capital Pristina, Kosovo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hazir Reka

Men exchange greetings after Eid Al-Adha prayer in the old mosque of the village of Racak, southwest of capital Pristina, Kosovo, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Hazir Reka

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<p>Children play a game of table football on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat</p>

Children play a game of table football on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

Children play a game of table football on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Aleppo, Syria, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Molhem Barakat

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<p>A Filipino Muslim collects donations during Eid Al-Adha celebration in Manila's Luneta park, Philippines, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro</p>

A Filipino Muslim collects donations during Eid Al-Adha celebration in Manila's Luneta park, Philippines, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

A Filipino Muslim collects donations during Eid Al-Adha celebration in Manila's Luneta park, Philippines, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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<p>Butchers slaughter a cow during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013. 

REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh</p>

Butchers slaughter a cow during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Butchers slaughter a cow during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, Egypt, October 15, 2013. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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