Birqash

A man stands among camels during an auction at Birqash Camel Market just outside of Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 ahead of next week's Eid al-Adha holiday. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day festival Eid al-Adha, by sacrificing sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham to Christians and Jews) to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God's command

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A man stands among camels during an auction at Birqash Camel Market just outside of Cairo, Egypt on Friday ahead of next week’s Eid al-Adha holiday. Muslims all over the world celebrate the three-day festival Eid al-Adha, by sacrificing sheep, goats, camels and cows to commemorate the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, on God’s command

Camel market in Birqash ...epa03714788 Egyptian vendors present their animals on a camel market in Birqash, 40 kilometers north of Cairo, Egypt, 24 May 2013. Hundreds of camels are brought in from Sudan and Somalia to be sold on Egypt's largest camel market every Friday. Depending on the animal's age and health a camel can be sold for up to 1500 Euros.  EPA/OLIVER WEIKEN

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Vendors show their animals at a camel market in Birqash, 40km north of Cairo, Egypt, on Friday. Hundreds of camels are brought in from Sudan and Somalia to be sold at the market every week. Depending on its age and health, a camel can be sold for up to 1,500 euros