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Friday, 22 February, 2002, 15:23 GMT
Picture Gallery: Feast of Sacrifice
Muslims are marking Eid al-Adha, the four-day Feast of the Sacrifice, which recalls God's saving of Abraham's son.

Pilgrims at Mina near the Holy city of Mecca
Pilgrims prepare for Eid al-Adha at Mina near Mecca

Worshippers at Amman
This Jordanian child looks on as adults kneel to pray

Bosnian in Sarajevo
This Bosnian Muslim prayed at a Sarajevo cemetery

Outside the Jama Masjid, or Grand Mosque, in Delhi
Beggars sit for alms outside the Jama Masjid in Delhi

Indonesian women gather to pray
This was the scene at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta

Muslims form the majority of the population in Nigeria's northern half
Muslims offer prayers at Kano in Nigeria
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