Saturday, July 18, 2015

Beautiful photos of the world celebrating Eid al-Fitr

THE WASHINGTON POST
By Andrew Katz
A Nigerian family takes a selfie before an Eid al-Fitr prayer in Lagos. (Sunday Alamba/AP)
Muslims around the world on Friday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks an end to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, which is filled with prayers, religious reflection and daytime fasting. From Afghanistan to Italy and Nigeria to Jordan, here's a look at how the holiday was welcomed. [link]

Young boys take part in a prayer at the Sultan Mehmet Fatih mosque in Pristina, Kosovo. (Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images)