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Imam of Eyup Sultan Mosque, Hasan Tok, right, and Imam Metin Cakar, left, hold a prayer for coronavirus in Istanbul. After the fifth and final call to prayer of the day in Muslim Turkey, imams around the country have been asked to perform an additional prayer asking for God's mercy and protection during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Calls echoed across the city of Istanbul, Turkey's largest, where thousands of people have been infected with the virus.

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Muslims offer Friday prayers inside their house during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Chikmagalur.

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Police use a drone to keep a vigil on the area as people who attended Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation in Nizamuddin West walk to board a bus for the LNJP Hospital for screening and COVID-19 test, in New Delhi. 24 people who took part in the congregation have tested COVID-19 positive.

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People who came for ‘Jamat’, a religious gathering at Nizamuddin Mosque, being taken to LNJP hospital for COVID-19 test, after several people showed symptoms of coronavirus, during a nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Members of Muslim community distribute leaflets, containing information how to prevent the spread of coronavirus, after offering Friday prayers at Nakhoda mosque, in Kolkata,

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Muslims offer Friday prayers on a road infront of Nakhoda mosque amid growing scare of coronavirus pandemic, in Kolkata.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah meets a delegation led by Syed Naseruddin Chishty, Founder Chairman of All India Sufi Sajjadanashin Council, in New Delhi.

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Muslims pray at Istiqlal mosque without the rugs in Jakarta, Indonesia. The vast majority of people recover from the new virus.

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Members of the Raza Academy during a prayer meet in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak outside Khatri Masjid in Mumbai.

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Muslims circumambulate the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Few worshippers were allowed to enter after dawn prayers to circumambulate the Kaaba over fears of coronavirus.

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Muslims shout slogans during a rally outside the Indian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of Muslims staged the rally calling for an end to alleged violence and discrimination against Muslims in India following clashes over a disputed new citizenship law, which led to clashes in which hundreds were injured, with houses, shops, mosques, schools and vehicles set on fire.

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Muslims gather during a rally outside the Indian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Hundreds of Muslims staged the rally calling for an end to alleged violence and discrimination against Muslims in India following clashes over a disputed new citizenship law, which led to clashes in which hundreds were injured, with houses, shops, mosques, schools and vehicles set on fire.

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A Saudi policeman stands guard in front of the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia's Deputy Health Minister Abdel-Fattah Mashat was quoted on the state-linked news site Al-Yaum saying that groups of visitors to Mecca from inside the country would now also be barred from performing the pilgrimage, known as the umrah.

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Devotees get showered with water at the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during the 808th Urs festival, in Ajmer.

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A Muslim prays from a hotel overlooking the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia's Deputy Health Minister Abdel-Fattah Mashat was quoted on the state-linked news site Al-Yaum saying that groups of visitors to Mecca from inside the country would now also be barred from performing the pilgrimage, known as the umrah.

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A bird's eye view shows temporary shelters, set up for devotees thronging to celebrate the 808th anniversary of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, being commemorated with the annual Urs festival, in Ajmer.

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People offer Friday prayers on the rooftop of a mosque, which was burnt by rioters in Tuesday's violence over new citizenship law, at Brijpuri area of northeast Delhi. The death toll in Delhi's communal violence climbed to 39 on Friday.

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A model displays a creation by Lia Dahlia during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Models display Muslim cloth during the Muslim Fashion Festival in Jakarta, Indonesia

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Kashmiri Muslim devotees pray as a head priest displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Muslim women take part in a candle light march in protest against the attack on Jamia students, CAA and NRC, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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Muslim women take part in a candle light march in protest against the attack on Jamia students, CAA and NRC, at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi.

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A cleric leads the special or "Kusoof" prayers at the Faisal mosque during a solar eclipse in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Barve addresses Ulama Karam on the Citizenship Amendment Act issue in Mumbai.

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Evening prayer, Jama Masjid, Delhi, 1982

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A masked boy throws stones at a police drone flying over Jamia Masjid mosque where Kashmiris are offering their first Friday prayers since Aug. 5 in Srinagar.

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People offer the first Friday prayers inside the Jamia Masjid mosque since Aug. 5 in Srinagar.

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Protesters hold placards during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and NRC, in Mumbai.

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People hold posters of B.R. Ambedkar, known to be the architect of the Indian institution, as they gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People walk with a giant national flag during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People gather for a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act after Friday Prayers outside Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Police banned public gatherings in parts of the capital and other cities for a third day Friday and cut internet services to try to stop growing protests against a new citizenship law that have so far left eight people dead and more than 1,200 others detained.

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Members of Dawoodi Bohra Community participate in a procession to commemorate 76th birthday of their 53rd spiritual head Syedana Mufaddal Saifuddin, in Bhopal.

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Protestors belonging to the Muslim community hold placards during a protest against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Hyderabad

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Devotees praying as the Holy Relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammed (SAW), is being displayed by head Priest (unseen) on the first Friday that follows Eid-E-Milad-un-Nabi at Hazratbal shrine, in Srinagar

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A Kashmiri Muslim woman raises her veil in air to pray as the head priest, unseen, displays a relic of Islam's Prophet Muhammad at the Hazratbal shrine, on the occasion of the Prophet's birth anniversary in Srinagar, India. Thousands of Kashmiri Muslims thronged the Hazratbal shrine, which houses a relic believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Muhammad.

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Muslims take part in a procession on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Beawar.

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People read about the verdict in a decades-old land title dispute between Muslims and Hindus in a newspaper in Ayodhya.

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A Muslim devotee waves the Tricolour during a procession of Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims decorate their locality during Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims prepare food during Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations, in Kolkata.

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Muslims offer sweets to each other after Supreme Court's verdict outside the Shah-e-alam shrine in Ahmedabad. The apex court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

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Bhoiwada Senior Police officer greets and offers shawl to Khatri Masjid Maulavi for peace and harmony during the verdict of Ayodhya case, in Mumbai.

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Muslims offer afternoon prayers at Jama Masjid, in New Delhi. The apex court cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

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Imam Ahmed Bukhari, the Shahi Imam of Old Delhi's Jama Masjid, addresses the media after the Supreme Court's judgement on the Ayodhya case, in New Delhi.

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People belonging to various faiths celebrate the Ayodhya Case verdict, in Ranchi.

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A Muslim man interacts with policemen in Ahmadabad. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground and ordered that alternative land be given to Muslims. The dispute over land ownership has been one of the country's most contentious issues.

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People watch the news on Ayodhya case verdict on television sets at a showroom in Mathura.

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Pakistani cleric Maulana Fazlur Rehman, center left, head of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, addresses his supporters in Multan, Pakistan. Thousands of supporters of the ultra-conservative religious party gathered to start a large anti-government march on Pakistan's capital.

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A procession on observance of Chehellum by Shiite Muslims, in Lucknow. Chehlum is observed to commemorate the 40th day of the martydom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Prophet, in 680 in in Karbala in modern Iraq.

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Muslims participate in a Chehlum procession in Jammu

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Spiritual head of Dawoodi Bohra community Syedna Aali Qadar Mufassil Saifuddin during a gathering on the occasion of Chehelom (40th mourning day) of Hazrat Imam Hussain at Saifi Masjid, Hyderabad.

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Shiite Muslim worshippers gather around the holy shrine of Imam Hussein, in the background, ahead of the Arbaeen festival in Karbala, Iraq. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson in the 7th century.

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Shiite pilgrims are seen from a helicopter as they gather between the holy shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas ahead of the Arbaeen festival in Karbala, Iraq. The holiday marks the end of the forty day mourning period after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson in the 7th century.

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Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes part in a Muharram procession at Bhadari village in Phulpur near Prayagraj.

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A girl watches Shiite children beat themselves with chains during a Muharram procession in Baghdad, Iraq. Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, is a month of mourning for Shiites in remembrance of the death of Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, at the Battle of Karbala in present-day Iraq in the 7th century.

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Muslim students play with a fire soccer ball during celebrations for the Islamic New Year in Jakarta. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation.

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Muslim students hold electric torches during a parade to celebrate Islamic New Year in Jakarta. Indonesia is the world's most populous Muslim nation.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers in Lahore, Pakistan. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, that marks the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham to Christians and Jews) to sacrifice his son.

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People offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha at Ranital Idgah in Jabalpur.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Khairuddin Mosque, in Amritsar.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayer in Hyderabad. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son.

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People gather to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Eidgah Shahjamal, in Aligarh.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Eidgah, on Delhi-Jaipur Highway.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at a mosque, in Patiala.

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Muslims arrive at Jama Masjid to offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, in New Delhi.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in Jammu.

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A Palestinian girl dressed up as she attends prayers to mark the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Gaza City.

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Women perform during a morning prayer marking Eid al-Adha holidays at a soccer field in South Tangerang, Indonesia.

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Afghan people greet each other after offering Eid al-Adha prayers in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Indonesians attend Eid al-Adha prayers in Jakarta, Indonesia. People in the country celebrate Eid al Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice by slaughtering sheep, goats and cows whose meat will later be distributed to the poor.

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People gather for prayers to celebrate Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, that commemorates the Prophet Ibrahim's faith in Nairobi, Kenya. Eid al-Adha marks the end of hajj.

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Palestinians pray to mark the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Gaza City. During the Eid al-Adha, or Feast of Sacrifice, Muslims slaughter sheep or cattle to distribute portions of the meat to the poor.

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Israeli Arab youths, from the scout youth movement, march during a parade for the Eid al-Adha festival in the mixed Arab Jewish neighborhood of Jaffa, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayer at Red Road, in Kolkata.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayer at Sarkhej Roza in Ahmadabad. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate the prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Bandra station, in Mumbai.

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Children hold Tricolour during Eid al-Adha celebrations at Bandra station, in Mumbai.

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Police and administrative officers offer sweets to people after offering Eid al-Adha prayers, in Srinagar.

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People offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, in Srinagar.

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People offer prayers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, in Srinagar.

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A policeman keeps vigil as Muslims gather at Eidgah to offer Eid al-Adha prayers, in Bhopal.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Taj-ul-Masajid, in Bhopal.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Eidgah, in Jammu.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Feroz Shah Kotla Mosque, in New Delhi.

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People arrive to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People waiting to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi.

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People offer Eid al-Adha prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi. Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals.

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A sheep is weighed at a market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Jammu.Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. The indefinite 24-hour curfew was briefly eased on Friday for weekly Muslim prayers in some parts of Srinagar, the region's main city, but thousands of residents are still forced to stay indoors with shops and most health clinics closed. All communications and the internet remain cut off.

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A vendor shows the teeth of a goat to a customer ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Jammu.Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, by sacrificing animals to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim's faith in being willing to sacrifice his son. The indefinite 24-hour curfew was briefly eased on Friday for weekly Muslim prayers in some parts of Srinagar, the region's main city, but thousands of residents are still forced to stay indoors with shops and most health clinics closed. All communications and the internet remain cut off.

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Muslims offer Friday prayers at Jama Maszid in New Delhi.

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Muslims wait to offer Friday prayers at Jama Maszid in New Delhi. Several Muslims who offered Friday prayers expressed their unhappiness over the way the Indian government revoked Kashmir's special constitutional status.

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Muslim pilgrims circumambulate around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual Hajj pilgrimage draws millions of visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.

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Muslims offer "Namaz-e-Istasqa" a special prayer for rains at Himayat Sagar Lake on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Muslims believe Namaz-e-Istasqa was offered by Prophet Mohammed seeking the almighty's intervention to ensure rains.

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Members of Aman Committee distribute food to the people participating in VHP Shobha Yatra at Hauz Qazi area of old Delhi. The area witnessed a tension few days ago after a row over parking led to eruption of clashes between two groups and vandalisation of a small temple.

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Haj pilgrims pray after boarding a bus to LGBI Airport, in Guwahati. The first batch of pilgrims from Assam left from Guwahati for annual holy pilgrimage of Haj to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

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