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An Afghan girl rides on swings during the first day of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha in Kabul
Kashmiri Muslims shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Srinagar today
An Indian Muslim pilgrim whose hands are decorated with henna and garlands is photographed before leaving for the annual Hajj pilgrimage to the Holy city of Mecca at the airport in New Delhi
A religious officer canes an Acehnese youth onstage as punishment for dating outside of marriage, which is against sharia law, outside a mosque in Banda Aceh. The strictly Muslim province, Aceh has become increasingly conservative in recent years and is the only one in Indonesia implementing Sharia law
People stand in the windows of an overcrowded passenger train as they travel home to celebrate Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday
Palestinians are checked by guards at the Israeli Qalandia checkpoint as Muslim worshippers make their way to attend the second Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem
A Palestinian worker of a beachside coffeehouse decorates its terrace with hanging colourful umbrellas as part of decorations for the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Gaza City,
A boy hangs strands of vermicelli, a specialty eaten during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, to dry at a factory in Allahabad, India
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
Afghan Shia Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan on Tuesday
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.
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