Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 June 2019

Eid Al Fitr 2019: Scenes of joy as Abu Dhabi worshippers mark holiday - in pictures

The Rulers of the Emirates wish families well as the country celebrates the festival after Ramadan

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims celebrated the start of Eid Al Fitr on Tuesday, with many performing prayers from 5.45am as the sun rose over Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Eid Al Fitr - the festival that marks the end of Ramadan - sees families visit relatives and friends and eat together after a month of daytime fasting.

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Updated: June 4, 2019 03:27 PM

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