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Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim calendar's ninth and holiest month during which followers are required to abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk

Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
An Arab man carries his pet snake at an amusement park as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 at the old city of Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)
Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
An Arab girl looks on at an amusement park as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 at the old city of Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)
Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
An Arab man walks with his camel at an amusement park as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 at the old city of Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)
Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
Arab children play inside an air ball in a swimming pool at an amusement park as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 at the old city of Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)
Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
An Arab jumps to the sea from the walls of the old city as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 in Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)
Eid Al-Fitr celebrated by Arabs
An Arab woman looks on at an amusement park as Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan on August 20, 2012 at the old city of Acre, Israel. (Getty Images)