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Messages of love around the world in Eid prayers

Sunni and Shiite Muslims in Baghdad hold a memorial vigil for the estimated 250 killed in a massive suicide bombing, the worst to hit the city since the 2003 U.

Sunni and Shiite Muslims in Baghdad hold a memorial vigil for the estimated 250 killed in a massive suicide bombing, the worst to hit the city since the 2003 U.

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Why Eid is different this year for the people of Falluja

The traditional image of the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan is far from the current reality experienced by the people of the Iraqi city.

The traditional image of the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan is far from the current reality experienced by the people of the Iraqi city.

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Turkish riot police disperse protesters after attack on Radiohead fans

Police in Istanbul fired tear gas, rubber pellet and water cannon on Saturday (June 18) to disperse protesters that gathered, angered by an attack the previous night on a record store that was celebra

Police in Istanbul fired tear gas, rubber pellet and water cannon on Saturday (June 18) to disperse protesters that gathered, angered by an attack the previous night on a record store that was celebra

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Syria approves UN humanitarian aid deliveries to 19 besieged towns

The United Nations special envoy for Syria says an operation to deliver aid to 19 besieged and hard-to-reach Syrian towns has been approved by the government in…

The United Nations special envoy for Syria says an operation to deliver aid to 19 besieged and hard-to-reach Syrian towns has been approved by the government in…

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Ramadan begins as thoughts turn to home for many Muslim migrants

Despite the difficult conditions Muslim migrants living in a state-run camp near Athens began observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on…

Despite the difficult conditions Muslim migrants living in a state-run camp near Athens began observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on…

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Millions of Muslims mark the beginning of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims around the world are beginning to mark the holy month of Ramadan with the sighting of the new moon.

Millions of Muslims around the world are beginning to mark the holy month of Ramadan with the sighting of the new moon.

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Dubai charity provides Ramadan feast for construction workers

Construction workers in Dubai queue up to receive an evening meal to break their Ramadan fast. It comes courtesy of a local charity initiative called

Construction workers in Dubai queue up to receive an evening meal to break their Ramadan fast. It comes courtesy of a local charity initiative called

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Muslims around the world prepare to celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims around the world will celebrate the festival of Eid Al Fitr today and tomorrow marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The Ramadan

Muslims around the world will celebrate the festival of Eid Al Fitr today and tomorrow marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. The Ramadan

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Italy: stranded migrants mark Ramadan on the rocks

Migrants trapped in Italy are marking the holy month of Ramadan on the rocks. Turned back from the French border, dozens of people – mainly Eritreans

Migrants trapped in Italy are marking the holy month of Ramadan on the rocks. Turned back from the French border, dozens of people – mainly Eritreans

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Egyptians mark Ramadan with new enthusiasm

After the deadly violence of recent years, Ramadan in Egypt is taking place amid a new sense of optimism. As well as fasting from sun up to sun down

After the deadly violence of recent years, Ramadan in Egypt is taking place amid a new sense of optimism. As well as fasting from sun up to sun down

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The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins

For most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, dawn on Thursday 18 marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.. It is a time of prayer and

For most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, dawn on Thursday 18 marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan.. It is a time of prayer and

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Indonesia: Food prices soar ahead of Ramadan holy month

With the Muslim world anticipating the start of Ramadan, Indonesians are preparing for the month-long fasting period. The south-east Asian country

With the Muslim world anticipating the start of Ramadan, Indonesians are preparing for the month-long fasting period. The south-east Asian country

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Security tight at Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Iraq and Pakistan

Marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Iraq, this year’s Eid al Fitr festival took place in an atmosphere of fear. Sunni

Marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Iraq, this year’s Eid al Fitr festival took place in an atmosphere of fear. Sunni

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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah accuses Israel of 'genocide'

As Muslims mark the end of Ramadan the plight of those trapped in Gaza is the main focus of attention. As Iranians celebrated the feast of

As Muslims mark the end of Ramadan the plight of those trapped in Gaza is the main focus of attention. As Iranians celebrated the feast of

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Palestinians in Gaza mark the end of Ramadan

Palestinians in Gaza have been marking Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. For the families of

Palestinians in Gaza have been marking Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday at the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. For the families of

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Muslims mark the end of Ramadan as violence rages in Gaza and Syria

Muslims across the globe are marking the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr or the Feast of Ending the Fast. During Eid Muslims are obliged to donate

Muslims across the globe are marking the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr or the Feast of Ending the Fast. During Eid Muslims are obliged to donate

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Gaza calm as Palestinians mourn and prepare for Eid

Gaza has experienced one of the calmest nights in weeks as Palestinians prepare for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. The feast which marks the

Gaza has experienced one of the calmest nights in weeks as Palestinians prepare for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. The feast which marks the

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Muslims around the world get set to celebrate the ending of Ramadan

Most Muslims around the world are preparing to end the fasting month of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Sometimes called the ‘Sugar feast’

Most Muslims around the world are preparing to end the fasting month of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Sometimes called the ‘Sugar feast’

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Egyptians put troubles aside as Cairo comes alive for Ramadan

A sense of optimism reigned in Cairo for the start of Ramadan. Despite economic hardship, Egyptians poured out into streets and cafés on the eve of

A sense of optimism reigned in Cairo for the start of Ramadan. Despite economic hardship, Egyptians poured out into streets and cafés on the eve of

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Muslims eye the sky for the crescent moon on the eve of Ramadan

As Ramadan approaches Muslims across the globe are awaiting the first sighting of the crescent moon, which marks the beginning of a new lunar month

As Ramadan approaches Muslims across the globe are awaiting the first sighting of the crescent moon, which marks the beginning of a new lunar month

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Iraq: Deadly bombings in Baghdad

Residents of Baghdad clear up the aftermath of a deadly bombing in Baladyat district. It is just one of several attacks on the Iraqi capital. At

Residents of Baghdad clear up the aftermath of a deadly bombing in Baladyat district. It is just one of several attacks on the Iraqi capital. At

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Eid in Egypt fails to ease tensions as crowds pray in Cairo

Prayers filled the air in Egypt for Eid but a political edge to the festival was not far away. Families flocked to one of two sites in Cairo occupied

Prayers filled the air in Egypt for Eid but a political edge to the festival was not far away. Families flocked to one of two sites in Cairo occupied

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End of Ramadan rush-hour in Bangladesh

Thousands of Bangladeshis crammed ferries and trains, leaving Dhaka on Thursday to return to their home villages and celebrate Eid al-fitr, which

Thousands of Bangladeshis crammed ferries and trains, leaving Dhaka on Thursday to return to their home villages and celebrate Eid al-fitr, which

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Ramadan ends as the Muslim world prepares for Eid

The Muslim world is marking the end of Ramadan and it is boom time for sweet makers in Istanbul with the start of the Sugar Festival, the name given

The Muslim world is marking the end of Ramadan and it is boom time for sweet makers in Istanbul with the start of the Sugar Festival, the name given