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Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha

Muslims around the world commemorate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command

Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
Palestinians enjoy themselves at an amusement park in Gaza City as the Muslim world celebrates the third day of the Eid al-Adha holiday on October 28, 2012. Eid al-Adha or 'Feast of the Sacrifice' marks the end of the annual hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca and is celebrated in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to God. (AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
An Arab girl poses for a photo while sitting on a camel on the second day of Eid al-Adha holidays at a street studio in the northern Israeli city of Acre on October 27, 2012. Muslims around the world commemorate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. (AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
Arab children roll inside air balls floating on a pool at an amusement park in the northern Israeli city of Acre on the second day of Eid al-Adha holidays in the northern Israeli city of Acre on October 27 2012. Muslims around the world commemorate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. (AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
An aerial view shows the Kaaba at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, on October 27, 2012. Muslims worldwide celebrate the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. (AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
An aerial view shows the Kaaba at the Grand mosque in the holy city of Mecca, on October 27, 2012. Muslims worldwide celebrate the Eid al-Adha or the Feast of the Sacrifice, marking the end of the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca and commemorating Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. (AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
Indian Muslims mingle after Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
Indian Muslims gather for Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid on October 27, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice, commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, who in accordance with tradition then provided a lamb in the boy's place. (Getty Images)
Palestinians celebrate Eid Al-Adha
Afghan children play on a carousel on the third day of Eid al-Adha in Herat on October 28, 2012. Afghans started celebrating Eid al-Adha or 'Feast of the Sacrifice', which marks the end of the annual hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca and celebrated in remembrance of Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to God. (AFP/Getty Images)