Livestock markets ready for Eid Al-Adha in Istanbul

Goats on sale ahead of Eid-ul Azha at a market in Patna on Wednesday

Each year, governors announce fines against anyone who slaughters animals on the streets during Eid al-Adha.

He also called on Muslims to become catalysts of unity and harmony and to unite against threats of discord and violence and ultimately attain peace in the country as they celebrate Eid al-Adha on September 1.

The festival is celebrated by Muslims all around the world.

It is believed that Ibrahim, on Allah's request, was ready to sacrifice his beloved son.

Eid al-Adha, the Islamic festival of sacrifice, is celebrated at the end of the annual pilgrimage of Mecca.

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While Egyptians prepare the sheep for the sacrifice, streets turn slowly into wide spaces of blood.

On Eid'l Adha, August 31, President Rodrigo Duterte called for unity and renewal of Muslim values.

"Eid al-Adha is also known as the Feast of Sacrifice or the Greater Eid", said Councillor Mohammed Iqbal, Leader of Pendle Council. This is a wonderful time to acknowledge Eid al-Adha and also to remember the important contributions Canadian Muslims have made to society.

As Eid al-Adha is based on the sightings of the new crescent moon, it goes without saying that its date changes every year. While some Middle eastern and other countries may celebrate it on September 1, countries like India and Pakistan September 2. Muslims sacrifice a goat on this day to honor this day and divide it among family, friends and the poor in commemoration to this. People wear their new and best clothes on the day and also sacrifice is also a part of the celebration in many countries.

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