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Palestinian President Mahmod Abbas prays after laying a wreath at the grave of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at his mausoleum in the Muqataa Compound on the first day of Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice,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