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Photo: Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Adha

A young girl and her grandmother purchase gifts for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. The festival remembers the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son when asked by God to do so. Eid al-Adha falls this year on January 10, following the Islamic calendar. AP/WWP

1/9/2006 -- Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Adha

A young girl and her grandmother purchase gifts for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq. [ AP/WWP]


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