June 15, 2018 2:50 pm

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr around the world

WATCH ABOVE: A look at prayers and festivities around the world in celebration of Eid al-Fitr


For the world’s 1.6-billion Muslims, Ramadan, the holy fasting month ends when the moon rises on the final day. This is marked by the celebration of Eid al-Fitr.

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On Friday, Muslims around the world celebrated Eid by attending mass prayers, spending time with loved ones and attending celebratory events.

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Large crowds gathered at mosques in Egypt, Indonesia, Yemen, and other countries around the world to offer prayers.

Here are a few moments of Eid celebrations from around the world.

A woman prays at a public park during Eid al-Fitr in Manila, Philippines, on June 15, 2018.

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Women attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on June 15, 2018.

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People offer prayers outside the National Mosque of Bangladesh in the capital of Dhaka on June 15, 2018.

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People greet each other after Eid al-Fitr prayers in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 15, 2018.

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A family takes a camel ride after Eid al-Fitr prayers in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 15, 2018.

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A child poses for a photo during Eid al-Fitr at Bardo Square in Tunis, Tunisia, on June 15, 2018.

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