Celebrating 'Id al-Adha

Celebrating 'Id al-Aaha Muslims mark the end of the hajj with the Festival of Sacrifice
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Mecca, Nov. 7, 2011
Muslim pilgrims pray at the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Muslims around the world celebrated 'Id-al-Adha from sunset on Nov. 6 through sunset on Nov. 7, marking the end of the hajj, or pilgrimage, by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate the Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael on God's command.

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