Muslims around the world celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr

Muslims around the world are celebrating the three-day Eid-ul-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.


The beginning and end of Islamic months are determined by the sighting of the new moon.

Most Arab countries and Indonesia declared Friday the first day of Eid. In countries including Pakistan, Oman, Morocco, India and Iran, the holiday started today.

Eid celebrations begin with a special prayer in mosques and open-air areas.