1. New Delhi, India
Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers at the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque in New Delhi on Oct. 16.
2. Lahore, Pakistan
A Muslim woman with henna tattoos on her hands attends a mass prayer for Eid al-Adha in Lahore.
3. Wagah Border, India and Pakistan
Indian Border Security (BSF) Force Deputy Inspector General, MF Farooqui (3R) along with other BSF officers gives a gift to Pakistani Ranger Wing commander Asher Khan (2L) during Eid al-Adha at the India Pakistan Wagah Border.
4. Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Muslim pilgrims circle the Kaaba and pray at the Grand mosque during the annual hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca, ahead of Eid al-Adha which marks the end of hajj.
5. Colombo, Sri Lanka
A man attends a mass prayer for Eid al-Adha in Colombo.
6. Kathmandu, Nepal
Nepali Muslims attend the mass prayer during the Eid al-Adha celebrations at the Kashmiri Takiya Jame mosque in Kathmandu.
7. Karbabad, Bahrain
A Bahraini girl holds a basket with Haya Bya plants in the Manama coastal suburb of Karbabad. The plants are traditionally thrown to the sea in some countries of the Gulf region during Eid al-Adha.
8. Arbat Refugee Camp, Iraq
A Syrian refugee boy plays outside a tent during the first day of Eid al-Adha at the Arbat refugee camp in the northern Iraqi province of Sulaimaniya.
9. Ankara, Turkey
Animal are slaughtered on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Ankara.
10. Chandigarh, India
A Muslim man is reflected in a mirror as he adjusts his beard after offering Eid al-Adha prayers outside a mosque in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh.
11. Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
A girl and a boy walk on the first day of the Eid al-Adha feast near the Saudi city of Tabuk.
12. Toukh, Egypt
A butcher holds the leg of a cow after slaughtering it during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Toukh, El-Kalubia governorate, about 16 miles northeast of Cairo.
13. Homs, Syria
People gather around a man holding a sword during a traditional performance on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the besieged area of Homs.
14. Lagos, Nigeria
Muslims pray outside a school during celebrations marking Eid al-Adha in Lagos.
15. Baghdad, Iraq
Ammar al-Hakim, leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), leads prayers for Eid al-Adha in Baghdad.
16. Chennai, India
Muslim women offer Eid al-Adha prayers at a school ground in the southern Indian city of Chennai.
17. Wadi Naam, Israel
The shadow of a man holding a knife is seen after a lamb was slaughtered outside the Bedouin tent of the Zanun family, part of the Azazme tribe, on the first day of the Eid al-Adha in their village of Wadi Naam, currently unrecognized by Israeli authorities, in the Negev desert.
18. Abidjan, Ivory Coast
A girl prays during Eid el-Kebir at a mosque in Koumassi, in the Ivorian capital Abidjan.
19. Surabaya, Indonesia
People jostle as they try to get free beef during Eid al-Adha in Surabaya.
20. Baghdad, Iraq
A girl sits among worshippers praying during Eid al-Adha in Baghdad.
21. Damascus, Syria
Children play on a swing on the first day of Eid al-Adha in the Duma neighbourhood in Damascus.
22. Gaza City
Palestinian children play with plastic weapons during the second day of Eid al-Adha in Gaza City.
23. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
A cow balloon floats in the sky as women and children attend an Eid al-Adha mass prayer at Parangkusumo beach in Yogyakarta.
Kyrgyz Muslims pray on the first day of the Eid al-Adha.
25. Kolkata, India
Men load a pair of goats into the car boot after purchasing them from a livestock market on the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival in Kolkata.
26. Jerusalem, Israel
A Palestinian man buys a balloon outside Jerusalem’s Old city on the first day of Eid al-Adha.
27. Mina, Saudi Arabia
A Muslim pilgrim has his head shaved after casting pebbles at a pillar that symbolizes Satan during the annual haj pilgrimage on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca.
28. Lahore, Pakistan
A crowd looks at slaughtered cows during Eid al-Adha in Lahore.
29. Ghazni, Afghanistan
An Afghan man shakes hands with a policeman after Eid-al-Adha prayers in Ghazni.
30. Mina, Saudi Arabia
A Muslim pilgrim casts seven pebbles at a pillar that symbolizes Satan during the annual haj pilgrimage, on the first day of Eid al-Adha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca.
31. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Javanese people jostle for the ‘Gunungan’, a sacrifice in the shape of a mountain, during the Grebeg ritual as part of celebrations for Eid al-Adha.
32. Yala, Thailand
Free food is distributed to people who have gathered for a morning prayer session on Eid al-Adha in Thailand’s southern Yala province.
33. Baku, Azerbaijan
A butcher carries the severed head of a sacrificial sheep during the religious holiday Kurban Bayram, also known as Eid al-Adha, in Baku.
34. Damascus, Syria
Syrian families celebrate Eid al-Adha in Damascus.
35. Dhaka, Bangladesh
Bangladeshi commuters board a train as they rush home to be with their families in remote villages, ahead of Eid al-Adha, in Dhaka.
36. Kok-Zhar, Kyrgyzstan
Members of a Kyrgyz family pray around a festive meal on the first day of the Eid al-Adha (Kurban Bayram) in the village of Kok-Zhar, on the outskirts of Bishkek.
37. Wadi Naam, Israel
Bedouins from the Zanun family which is part of the Azazme tribe, eat a holiday meal after slaughtering one of their sheep on the first day of the Eid al-Adha holiday in their village of Wadi Naam, currently unrecognized by Israeli authorities in the Negev desert.
38. Karachi, Pakistan
Men ride on a motorcycle while leading a recently purchased camel ahead of Eid al-Adha celebrations on the outskirts of Karachi.