Eid Mubarak: Pictures from around the world

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.


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. (Reuters)

Devotees bow as they offer morning prayers at a mosque in Iran.

Devotees bow as they offer morning prayers at a mosque in Iran. (AFP)

Palestinians assemble at the famous Dome of the Rock shrine in Jerusalem.

Palestinians assemble at the famous Dome of the Rock shrine in Jerusalem in the wee hours of morning on September 12. (Reuters)

Palestinians congregate at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque.

Palestinians congregate at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, considered the third holiest site in Islam.
(AFP)

India: Muslims walk through the mosque at Agra's historic Taj Mahal.

Muslims walk through the mosque at Agra's historic Taj Mahal. (AFP)

India: Muslims pray outside Taj Mahal in Agra.

India: Muslims pray outside Taj Mahal in Agra.
(AFP)

Afghan Muslims offer prayers at the Hazrat-i- Ali shrine.

Afghan Muslims offer prayers at the Hazrat-i- Ali shrine in the city of Mazar-i Sharif. (AFP)

Pakistani Muslims exchange a hug after prayers at a mosque in Pakistan.

Eid Mubarak: Pakistani Muslims exchange a hug after prayers at a mosque in Pakistan's Karachi. (AFP)

Women, dressed in their festive best, attend prayers at a prayer ground in Lagos, Nigeria.

Women, dressed in their festive best, attend prayers at a prayer ground in Lagos, Nigeria. (Reuters)

Sudanese men listen to a sermon at a mosque.

Sudanese men listen to a sermon at a mosque in the capital Khartoum on September 12. (AFP)