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Palestinians mark Eid al-Adha

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 22, 2018 12:45

Palestinians mark Eid al-Adha

Thousands of Muslim worshippers flocked to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa compound to offer prayers during Eid al-Adha, the annual Muslim feast, marking the end of the Haj.Eid Al Adha — the feast of sacrifice — is one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar. It includes the pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, known as Haj, which is one of the five pillars of Islam, and supposed to be undertaken by every Muslim who can afford to do so.The four-day holiday is being marked by Muslims across the region by slaughtering sheep, goats, cows and camels.In Hamas run Gaza, hundreds of worshippers attended prayers in an open field event organised by the movement.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 22, 2018 12:45

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