Eid Mubarak! As we celebrate the holiest festival in the Islamic calendar, Eid al-Adha, we wanted to spend some time looking at how the 1.6 billion followers of Ummahsonic Muslims around the world are spending their Eid. Inspired by our previous photo series on Eid in Somalia, we’ve been once again trawling through the vast expanses of the Internet to bring you our top photo picks of prayers and parties around the globe.
Preparations for Eid al-Adha in Gaza City
Prayers and celebration at Al-Aqsa Mosque, also known as Al-Aqsa and Bayt al-Maqdis – the third holiest site in Islam in the Old City of Jerusalem
Eid prayers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Hundreds gather to pray in Yala, Thailand
This kid is considering joining the hundreds of others praying during Eid in Manila, the Phillippines
Two million Muslims gather in Mecca for Hajj
Around 200,000 Muslims are celebrating Eid al-Adha in Moscow this morning
Eid has started in Birmingham!
Happy Eid to you all and if you’re celebrating, remember to tag us on Instagram!