In pictures: Eid Miladun Nabi around the world

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi around the world


Multimedia Desk December 12, 2016
Pakistani people walk through a decorated market on the celebration of the religious event in Lahore. PHOTO: AFP

Muslims around the world are celebrating the birth of Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), in the third month of the Islamic lunar calendar. Streets, mosques and buildings are decorated with illuminated lights while Muslims light lamps and fireworks to mark the occasion. Ritual ceremonies are being held around the world to commemorate the occasion.

Here we look at how Muslims are marking the occasion across the globe.

A muslim attends a rally marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: REUTERS A Muslim attends a rally marking the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: REUTERS

A girl wearing a mask takes part in a procession celebrating the religious holiday, Benghazi, Libya. PHOTO: REUTERS A girl wearing a mask takes part in a procession celebrating the religious holiday, Benghazi, Libya. PHOTO: REUTERS

Images of the Holy Kabba in Makkah are illuminated on a street in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: REUTERS Images of the Holy Kabba in Makkah are illuminated on a street in Rawalpindi. PHOTO: REUTERS

Muslims celebrate during a procession celebrating the religious holiday in Benghazi, Libya. PHOTO: REUTERS Muslims celebrate during a procession celebrating the religious holiday in Benghazi, Libya. PHOTO: REUTERS

People walk along a decorated street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS People walk along a decorated street in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. PHOTO: REUTERS

Muslim women attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: REUTERS Muslim women attend a rally in Sanaa, Yemen. PHOTO: REUTERS

A street is illuminated with colourful lights in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP A street is illuminated with colourful lights in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP

A street is illuminated with colourful lights in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP A street is illuminated with colourful lights in Karachi. PHOTO: AFP

Muslims light fireworks in Lahore. PHOTO: AFP Muslims light fireworks in Lahore. PHOTO: AFP

Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. PHOTO: AFP Muslim Yemenis attend a gathering in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. PHOTO: AFP

Lebanese Muslim men perform with sabres during a ritual ceremony in the southern city of Sidon. PHOTO: AFP Lebanese Muslim men perform with sabres during a ritual ceremony in the southern city of Sidon. PHOTO: AFP

A Lebanese Muslim Sufi young man has a spike pierced into his cheek during a ritual ceremony. PHOTO: AFP A Lebanese Muslim Sufi young man has a spike pierced into his cheek during a ritual ceremony. PHOTO: AFP

A reflection in a glass window shows Lebanese Muslim Sufi men playing music during a ritual ceremony. PHOTO: AFP A reflection in a glass window shows Lebanese Muslim Sufi men playing music during a ritual ceremony. PHOTO: AFP

Kashmiri Muslims converge on the Hazratbal, a single domed facade white marble shrine which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP Kashmiri Muslims converge on the Hazratbal, a single domed facade white marble shrine which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP

Afghan women and children eat during celebrations in Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP Afghan women and children eat during celebrations in Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP

Afghan men and boys eat during celebrations in Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP Afghan men and boys eat during celebrations in Afghanistan. PHOTO: AFP

A Kashmiri vendor sells traditional Kashmiri snacks to be sold among devotees. PHOTO: AFP A Kashmiri vendor sells traditional Kashmiri snacks to be sold among devotees. PHOTO: AFP

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