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Eid al-Fitr 2018: Here's how Muslims celebrated across the World

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Muslims around the world celebrated Eid this year as they take part in the "festival of the sacrifice".Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramzan, symbolises peace and brotherhood.

What does Eid Mubarak mean?

What does Eid Mubarak mean?

Eid Mubarak is a traditional Muslim greeting reserved for the holy festivals of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. "Eid" means "celebration" and "mubarak" means "blessed".

Gaza

Gaza

Palestinian women preform at Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Eastern Gaza City.

Iraq

Iraq

Muslims attend prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr at the 17th Ramadan mosque in Baghdad.

Malaysia

Malaysia

A Muslim boy waits for his parents to offer prayers during the first day of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur.

Indonesia

Indonesia

Lebaran or Idul Fitri is the popular name for Eid al-Fitr in Indonesia. Here's a photo of Muslim women perform during Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Bali.

"Idul Fitri" is Indonesian spelling of Arabic "Eid al-Fitr". While "lebaran" is localized name for this festive occasion, the etymology is not clear.

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