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Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha

Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God.

Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
A livestock vendor decorates a camel for sale at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Karachi on September 27, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
Camels are offloaded from a truck at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Karachi on September 27, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
Cattle to be sold arrive in a truck at an animal market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Karachi on September 27, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
Bangladeshi travellers queue to collect tickets as the Bangladesh railways start selling advance tickets ahead of the Eid al-Adha holiday at a railway station in Dhaka on September 26, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
Bangladeshi travellers queue to collect tickets as the Bangladesh railways start selling advance tickets ahead of the Eid al-Adha holiday at a railway station in Dhaka on September 26, 2014. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and in commemoration of Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Muslims Prepare For Eid al-Adha
Lebanese Muslims gather near their luggage at Beirut International Airport as they head to perform the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia on September 25, 2014. From war-ravaged Iraq to Ebola-hit Nigeria and dozens of other nations, pilgrims are converging on Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj, the world’s largest Muslim gathering. Beginning in early October close to two million believers will congregate in an atmosphere of brotherhood to follow the 14-century-old traditions of Islam's Prophet Mohammed. (AFP/Getty Images)