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Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Muslims across the globe celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Hundreds of thousands of muslims went to mosques, fields, streets and other open areas for prayers.

The timing of Eid can vary in different countries depending on the sighting of the new moon, which marks the start of the month in Islam's lunar calendar.

Families gather together to pray, share meals and mark an end to holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Ramadan is sacred to Muslims as the month in which the holy book of Koran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad.

06.25.2017
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