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Eid Al-Adha Around The World

Eid al-Adha is a central holiday on the Muslim calendar, celebrating Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son to God.

Muslims all over the world go to mosque for prayers and thank Allah for their blessings. Those who can afford it then sacrifice a sheep, or sometimes a goat, as a reminder of Abraham’s obedience and God's intervening to save his son with a lamb to sacrifice instead.

Though much about the holiday is shared across the Islamic world, there are some different local customs. Here’s a global tour of the ways that different people are celebrating today.

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War In Ukraine, Day 285: Three Dead In What May Be Ukraine's First-Ever Attack On Russian Air Bases

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War In Ukraine, Day 285: Three Dead In What May Be Ukraine's First-Ever Attack On Russian Air Bases

Engels-2 airbase in Russia

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Separate explosions Monday morning at two different Russian air bases, which have killed at least three and injured eight, have raised the possibility that Ukraine has the capacity to use drones to attack targets inside Russia.

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Russian state media reports that a fuel tanker exploded early Monday in an airfield near the city of Ryanza, southeast of Moscow, killing three and injuring six people. Another two people are reported to have been injured in another morning explosion at the Engles-2 airbase in the Saratov region, farther to the southeast.

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