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PHOTO GALLERY: Egyptians prepare to 'sacrifice' ahead of the Islamic Eid al-Adha


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A vendor (L) carries sheep after selling it to a customer at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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Livestock vendors wait for customers at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A man who rears his only goat waits for customers at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A vendor carries sheep at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A livestock vendor shows the mouth of a cow for customers at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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Men transport a sheep on their motorcycle after buying it at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A ram is seen in front of a livestock vendor at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A livestock vendor waits for customers at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A vendor carries sheep after selling it to a customer at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A sheep for sale is displayed at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" for sale ahead of the Muslim sacrificial festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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A girl plays with goat at an old cattle market named "Al Emam Market" ahead of the Muslim sacrifice festival Eid al-Adha in Cairo, Egypt, September 19, 2015 (Reuters)
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Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate the annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice, which marks the end of the annual hajj pilgrimage, by slaughtering goats, sheep, cows and camels in commemoration of the Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to Allah. 

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