Muslims across the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr
CAIRO – Across the world on Friday, Muslims celebrated the Eid al-Fitr holiday. Marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Eid al-Fitr is one of the centerpieces of the Muslim calendar. It features large public group prayers and extended family gatherings.
Parents often buy gifts and new clothes for their children. Public squares, parks and zoos across the Muslim world become packed with visitors and picnickers.