Stunning images of Eid al-Fitr 2017 from around the world

AFP

Here's a look at some of the most stunning images of Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The day is celebrated across the world from Asia to Europe and America. 

  • The sun rises above a mosque before the prayer for Eid al-Fitr in Lipljan, Kosovo.
  • More than 1,000 Muslim congregants gathered at the void deck of Block 116 Simei Street 1 to do their prayers and celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri on 25 June 2017.
  • More than 1,000 Muslim congregants gathered at the void deck of Block 116 Simei Street 1 to do their prayers and celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri on 25 June 2017.
  • More than 1,000 Muslim congregants gathered at the void deck of Block 116 Simei Street 1 to do their prayers and celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri on 25 June 2017.
  • Hj Aspar Hj Anwar (top row, second from left) leading the Jasman family in a round of prayers before they begin the practice of "acara sungkeman", translated from Javanese as the seeking of forgiveness from elders in the family.
  • Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers outside the Grande Mosquee de Paris (Great Mosque of Paris) in Paris on June 25, 2017.
  • Young Indian Muslims take part in Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Khairuddin Mosque in Amritsar on June 26, 2017.
  • Indian Muslims are silhouetted as they gather in the early morning at Jama Masjid mosque to offer Eid al-Fitr prayers in New Delhi on June 26, 2017.
  • A young Indian Muslim looks on during Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bangalore on June 26, 2017.
  • Yemeni-American Muslim Talal Radman embraces his wife Yusra Udayni as the family return home after taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Brooklyn, New York, US, on June 25, 2017.
  • Men say their prayers during Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Badshahi mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.
  • People attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a play ground in the suburb of Sale, Morocco.
  • Muslim men receive a meal during Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Chinese Muslims offer prayers during Eid al-Fitr at the Niujie mosque in Beijing.
  • Chinese Muslims visit Niujie mosque during Eid al-Fitr in Beijing.
  • Chinese Muslims visit Niujie mosque during Eid al-Fitr in Beijing.
  • Muslim women pass through security as Muslims gather for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California, US.
  • Muslim women gather on the baseball field for the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the end of the holy month of Ramadan at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, California.
  • Young Kosovo Muslims attend the Eid al-Fitr prayer near the Sulltan Mehmet Fatih mosque in Pristina, Kosovo.
  • A Syrian Kurdish woman takes part in celebrations for Eid al-Fitr holiday, that marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli.
  • Nepalese Muslims offer Eid prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan at the Kashmiri Mosque in Kathmandu.
  • People visit the Dubai Mall aquarium during celebrations for Eid al-Fitr holiday.
  • A Muslim man washes his face before attending the Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • An Iraqi soldier stands guard as displaced Iraqi residents queue for a food distribution by an aid organization during the first day of Eid al-Fitr celebration in West Mosul, Iraq.
  • Muslim men arrive to attend Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at the Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City, Panama.
  • Iraqi Shiite Muslims perform Eid al-Fitr prayers as they celebrate the end of the month of Ramadan on June 26, 2017, in the holy city of Najaf.
  • A girl shows a piece of candy with her hand painted with henna during the first day of Eid-al Fitr celebration in West Mosul, Iraq.
  • A man wearing makeup reading "Happy Ramadan" parades through the streets of Abidjan on June 25, 2017, as Muslims celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
  • Iranian Muslim women perform Eid al-Fitr prayers in western Tehran on June 26, 2017.
  • Pakistan security personnel exchange Eid greetings to one another after offering Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in Islamabad on June 26, 2017.
  • Nepalese Muslims apply traditional Kohl eyeliner before offering Eid prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of Ramadan at the Kashmiri Mosque in Kathmandu.