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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas attends an early morning prayer to mark Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, at his headquarter in the West Bank city of Ramallah on October 4, 2014. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, to mark the end of the hajj pilgrimage by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. Photo by Shadi Hatem