Muslims the world over celebrated the festival of Eid al-Adha with prayers and gatherings.
Streams of worshippers head towards a pilgrimage spot in Mina, Saudi Arabia to perform a customary stone-throwing ritual on Eid which also marks the end of the haj pilgrimage.
Devotees bow as they offer morning prayers at a mosque in Iran.
Palestinians assemble at the famous Dome of the Rock shrine in Jerusalem in the wee hours of morning on September 12.
Palestinians congregate at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, considered the third holiest site in Islam.
Muslims walk through the mosque at Agra's historic Taj Mahal.
India: Muslims pray outside Taj Mahal in Agra.
Afghan Muslims offer prayers at the Hazrat-i- Ali shrine in the city of Mazar-i Sharif.
Eid Mubarak: Pakistani Muslims exchange a hug after prayers at a mosque in Pakistan's Karachi.
Women, dressed in their festive best, attend prayers at a prayer ground in Lagos, Nigeria.
Sudanese men listen to a sermon at a mosque in the capital Khartoum on September 12.