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Kashmiri Muslims pray as an unseen custodian displays a holy relic, believed to be a hair from the Prophet Muhammad’s beard, during celebrations for Miraj-Ul-Alam (ascension to heaven) at Kashmir’s main Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar this morning
An Afghan woman walks past a mural that also reads “seeking knowledge is obligatory on every Muslim man and woman” in Herat
A Muslim man prays while people shout slogans against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outside of his office in Manhattan, New York.
An Iraqi Muslim woman walks past Christmas decorations for sale in the Shia holy city of Najaf on Thursday
Shepherds rest next to their herds of longhorned zebus at a public, riverside abattoir in the Muslim PK5 district in Bangui on Friday. The animals, which are ritually slaughtered according to the precepts of Islam, produce the meat that provides for the needs of the enclaved muslim population
A Muslims man writes out verses from the Koran on a wooden tablet to be used at a local Madrassa while sitting at a camp for displaced persons hosted at the Central Mosque in Bangui on Thursday
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Afghan Shia Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday
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An Iranian man performs Eid al-Adha prayers at Tehran University on September 24, 2015. Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice) is celebrated throughout the Muslim world as a commemoration of Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son for God, and cows, camels, goats and sheep are traditionally slaughtered on the holiest day.
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Muslim students pray for rain to put out the fires which enveloped the region at Palembang 1 senior high school in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, on Thursday
Palestinain women shout “Allahu Akbar” (God is the great) as Israeli security forces escort Jewish worshippers coming from the Western Wall, Judaism holiest site, crossing through the Muslim quarter in Jerusalem’s Old City on Tuesday during scuffles between Palestinian Muslims and Israeli security forces
A boy attends the early morning Eid al-Fitr prayer at Al Noor Mosque in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.
A Muslim man calls for the evening prayer after having his iftar (breaking of fast) meal during the holy month of Ramadan at the ruins of the Feroz Shah Kotla mosque in New Delhi, India.
Afghan women wait with a child to get food from distribution scheme held during Ramadan in Herat. Across the Muslim world, the faithful fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious during the holy month, which ends with the Eid holiday
Rohingya refugee children play at their temporary camp in Kuala Cangkoi, North Aceh, Indonesia on Tuesday
Iraqi Shia Muslim worshippers mourn as they gather at the shrine of Imam Mussa al-Kadhim to mark the anniversary of the death of the eighth century revered Imam on Wednesday in the northern district of Kadhimiya in the Iraqi capital Baghdad
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A Rohingya woman, Samsidah Begom binti Abdul Syukur, cries as make a phone call to her son in Malaysia at a shelter on Tuesday in Lhoksukon, Aceh province, Indonesia. Boats carrying over 500 of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees have arrived in Indonesia, many requiring medical attention
Pakistani Muslim students attend a religious madrassa to learn the Koran, in Karachi, Pakistan on Wednesday. Religious schools in Pakistan, most of them in mosques, are the only source of education for thousands of children
A Muslim villager shouts pro freedom slogans during the funeral procession of Shabir Ahmed Gania, a suspected militant with Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen, in Drubgham, 55km south of Srinagar, India
Kashmiri Muslim women watch the funeral procession of Ishfaq Ahmed Malik, a suspected local militant, in Arwani, some 55km (35 miles) south of Srinagar, India on Friday
A police officer stands guard as Shia pilgrims head to the holy city of Kerbala, ahead of the holy Shia ritual of Arbaeen, in Baghdad on Wednesday. Arbaeen falls 40 days after the holy day of Ashura