US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad holds talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after arriving in Kabul as part of a regional tour to push the peace process with the Taliban. On July 28, the Taliban insurgents and the Afghan government agreed on a temporary ceasefire, the third in nearly 19 years, over the Eid al-Adha Muslim festival. of Zalmay Khalilzad, Ashraf Ghani and other officials
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Residents in Muslim-majority Kashmir struggled to fulfill their rituals ahead of Eid on Monday, a week after India imposed a curfew and scrapped the restive region’s special autonomy status.
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Dozens of steel cannons are fired by the villagers of a sleepy Malaysian hamlet several hours into the night, carrying on a decades-old tradition celebrating the beginning of the Muslim holiday of Eid.
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Cattle in Pakistan are lifted by a crane from the roof of a building in preparation for the annual Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, or the Festival of Sacrifice.
Afghans greet the beginning of Eid with prayers as the Muslim holiday dawned in peace for the first time since the 2001 US-led invasion, after the Taliban agreed to an unprecedented ceasefire.
A car has hit pedestrians gathering for Eid prayers near a Newcastle mosque, UK media reports. Six people have been injured and a 42yo female driver has been arrested, police said. The incident is not being treated as a terrorist attack, according to police.
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Authorities said 13 people were killed and 124 wounded on Friday when twin blasts tore through a market crowded with shoppers preparing for the Eid holidays in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan’s tribal belt.