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Eid Al-Adha: The Feast of Sacrifice (GRAPHIC) (21 images)

Updated: Oct. 26, 2012 at 11:31 AM
A Palestinian men slaughters a cow on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the Rafah Refugee Camp, southern Gaza on October 26, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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A Palestinian men slaughters a cow on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the Rafah Refugee Camp, southern Gaza on October 26, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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Palestinians gather around a cow, one day before Eid al-Adha in southern Gaza, October 25, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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Palestinians gather around a cow, one day before Eid al-Adha in southern Gaza, October 25, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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A Palestinian men slaughters a cow on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, in the Rafah Refugee Camp, southern Gaza on October 26, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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Palestinians gather around a cow, one day before Eid al-Adha in southern Gaza, October 25, 2012. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to mark the end of the haj by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels to commemorate Prophet Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail on God's command. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
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A Palestinian farmer pushes a sheep out of a truck for slaughtering it on the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "The Feast of Sacrifice" in Al Azariah, the Bibilical town of Bethany, West Bank, October 26, 2012. The four day Eid al-Adha feast commemorates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son, Ishmael, to God. UPI/Debbie Hill
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