Palestinians gather around a cow, two days before Eid al-Adha in Rafah in southern Gaza on December 17 2007. The Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, falls on the tenth day of Dalhijjah, the final month of the Muslim year. As the holiday approaches, Muslims buy sheep, goats, cows, and camels to be slaughtered. (UPI Photo/Ismael Mohamad)
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