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In Photos: Egyptians Celebrate Eid Al-Adha

In Photos: Egyptians Celebrate Eid Al-Adha

Egyptians heading to early morning Eid prayers at the Mostafa Mahmoud mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Egyptians heading to early morning Eid prayers at the Mostafa Mahmoud mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.

Egypt’s Muslims gathered all around the capital on Wednesday to celebrate one of the most highly anticipated holidays of the year: Eid Al-Adha. The day began with Eid prayers at various mosques, followed by the ritualistic sacrifice of animals and family-centered celebrations.

Early morning Eid prayers at the Mostafa Mahmoud mosque. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Early morning Eid prayers at the Mostafa Mahmoud mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Early morning Eid prayers at Al-Qaed Ibrahim mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Early morning Eid prayers at Al-Qaed Ibrahim mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Children playing after Eid Al-Adha prayers at the Qaed Ibrahim mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Children playing after Eid Al-Adha prayers at the Qaed Ibrahim mosque, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Butchers following the Eid sacrifice of animals, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Butchers following the Eid sacrifice of animals, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Butchers following the Eid sacrifice of animals, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Butchers following the Eid sacrifice of animals, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Asmaa Abdel Latif, Aswat Masriya.
Egyptians celebrate Eid Al-Adha in the street after early morning prayers, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Egyptians celebrate Eid Al-Adha in the street after early morning prayers, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Egyptians celebrate Eid Al-Adha in the street after early morning prayers, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.
Egyptians celebrate Eid Al-Adha in the street after early morning prayers, September 24, 2015. PHOTO: Ahmed Hamed, Aswat Masriya.

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