Palestinians prepare for Eid al-Fitr holiday (7 images)

On Wednesday, Palestinians were making preparations ahead of Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The name of the holiday means "festival of breaking the fast."
Updated: June 13, 2018 at 4:16 PM
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Palestinians prepare for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, in the market in Bethlehem, West Bank, on Wednesday. This week, Muslims around the world will celebrate the three-day holiday of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Palestinians shop in the market in Bethlehem, West Bank. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Palestinians get a haircut before the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr in Bethlehem on Wednesday. The holiday will likely start on Friday, Al Jazeera reported. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Palestinians prepare for the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr in Bethlehem on Wednesday. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Palestinians shop in a popular market in the southern Gaza Strip ahead of the Eid al-Fitr holiday on Wednesday. Preparations for Eid al-Fitr include buying new clothes, toys and special sweets. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Palestinians sell salted fish, a food of Eid al-Fitr holiday customs and traditions, in a market in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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Fish is displayed in a market in Khan Younis on Wednesday. Photo by Ismael Mohamad/UPI
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