Muslims across the globe are enjoying Eid ul-Fitr the Muslim festival that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The holiday concludes the month of fasting from dawn to dusk.
In Cairo people gathered to pray in an atmosphere of communal celebration.
In the Arab areas of Jerusalem’s Old City worshippers headed for the Al Asqa compound where Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammed ascended to heaven.
In Indonesia the major cities emptied and the country’s overburdened transport system groaned under the pressure of the mass exodus as people returned to their villages for Eid.