Jul 31, 2020 19:47 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 09, 2020 15:53 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Muslims across Iran perform Eid al-Adha prayer observing social distancing and hygienic protocols on July 31, 2020.

Muslims across the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha holiday on Friday, one of the two most important festivals of the Islamic calendar.

Muslim worshippers took part in countrywide prayers in Iran on Friday morning on the festive occasion of Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the Hajj season.

Together with Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha is one of Islam's holiest festivals celebrated annually around the world and an official holiday in the Muslim-majority countries.

It marks the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his son Prophet Ismail on God’s command.


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