7-day period marks end of Eid and sees some Muslims visit family and friends to ask for forgiveness, while others dress up for processions to honor water.
The stampede occurred during celebrations to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in mainly Muslim Guinea
Cham Muslim minority believed to have come to Cambodia from ancient kingdom of Champa in what is now Vietnam centuries ago.
Few Gazans are showing up at pleasure grounds to celebrate the minor feast, which has started here as well as in many other Islamic countries on Monday
The feast this year comes while the Palestinian enclave still reels under an Israeli aggression
Muslims currently account for between 5 and 12 percent of the country's total population of roughly 14.2 million.
At least ten Palestinian children were killed and 45 others injured on Monday by Israeli shelling of the western Gaza City Al-Shati Camp
The displaced children took to the school's playground to catch a glimpse of holiday celebrations amid a relentless Israeli offensive
Baghdad's morgues are filling up once again with victims of sectarian slayings, kidnappings are on the rise and the bloodshed is forcing families to flee
With Israeli warplanes flying overhead and the sounds of explosions and shelling echoing through the night, the streets of Gaza appeared gloomy and quiet during the early hours of the Eid day
Muslims performed prayers at open grounds and parks that were filled with worshippers donning white attire.
President of the Addis Ababa Islamic Affairs Supreme Council called on the faithful to pursue peace in the country, blaming "foreign elements" and "non-Muslims" for recent clashes between Muslim protesters and police in the Ethiopian capital.
Two demonstrators were killed when security forces used live ammunition to disperse a pro-Morsi rally following the Eid prayers in the Abu Zaabal neighborhood
An ongoing Israeli offensive on the blockaded Gaza Strip also dominated the Muslim prayer
Addressing worshippers at the Al Zarah playground in Juba, Sheikh Juma Said Ali, the chairperson of Central Equatoria Muslim Council, called for peace and stability in South Sudan.
The Palestinians - men, women and children - chanted slogans in favor of resistance movements in the Gaza Strip.
Five countries – Oman, Morocco, Gabon, Tanzania and Azerbaijan - have so far announced that Eid al-Fitr will start on Tuesday
In his message, Morsi lauded “the Egyptians’ continued revolution” and voiced support for the Palestinians “resistance.”
Qatari judge Thaqil al-Shemmari said “We need to pay attention to Muslims’ causes and show support for our brothers”
Israel has been pounding the Gaza Strip - which has been reeling under a crippling Israeli blockade since 2006 - from air, ground and sea since July 7, causing massive destruction across the seaside enclave.
In the main sermon at Cairo's Al-Azhar mosque, the preacher called for supporting the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip