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Eid in a conflict zone

Children play during Eid al-Fitr in Aleppo, Syria July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

Children play during Eid al-Fitr in Aleppo, Syria July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

Children play during Eid al-Fitr in Aleppo, Syria July 29, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze
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Children ride on a swing during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children ride on a swing during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children ride on a swing during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A girl plays on a whirl during Eid al-Fitr in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A girl plays on a whirl during Eid al-Fitr in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A girl plays on a whirl during Eid al-Fitr in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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An abandoned amusement park is pictured on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

An abandoned amusement park is pictured on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

An abandoned amusement park is pictured on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze
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Members of Afghanistan's president guard of honor, together with a boy (L), offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the presidential palace in Kabul, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Members of Afghanistan's president guard of honor, together with a boy (L), offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the presidential palace in Kabul, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Members of Afghanistan's president guard of honor, together with a boy (L), offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the presidential palace in Kabul, July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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A Palestinian slips through an opening in Jerusalem's Old City wall as he heads to visit a grave at a cemetery on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian slips through an opening in Jerusalem's Old City wall as he heads to visit a grave at a cemetery on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A Palestinian slips through an opening in Jerusalem's Old City wall as he heads to visit a grave at a cemetery on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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A Palestinian man attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian man attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

A Palestinian man attends the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A Palestinian woman and a girl carry flowers to a family grave on Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014.  REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Palestinian woman and a girl carry flowers to a family grave on Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

A Palestinian woman and a girl carry flowers to a family grave on Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
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Hussain Hawi Warid, 55, holds a tray of dolma, a traditional Iraqi meal of vegetables and vine leaves stuffed with meat, rice and tomatoes, as he poses for a photograph in Baghdad, Iraq July 7, 2014. Reuters photographers took a series of portraits of Muslims observing Ramadan in different countries around the world, and asked them what food they liked to eat when breaking their daily fast. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad

Hussain Hawi Warid, 55, holds a tray of dolma, a traditional Iraqi meal of vegetables and vine leaves stuffed with meat, rice and tomatoes, as he poses for a photograph in Baghdad, Iraq July 7, 2014. Reuters photographers took a series of portraits...more

Hussain Hawi Warid, 55, holds a tray of dolma, a traditional Iraqi meal of vegetables and vine leaves stuffed with meat, rice and tomatoes, as he poses for a photograph in Baghdad, Iraq July 7, 2014. Reuters photographers took a series of portraits of Muslims observing Ramadan in different countries around the world, and asked them what food they liked to eat when breaking their daily fast. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad
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Palestinians attend the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians attend the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinians attend the Eid al-Fitr prayer at al-Farouk mosque, which witnesses said was hit by an Israeli air strike, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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A boy sells balloons outside Jerusalem's Old City during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A boy sells balloons outside Jerusalem's Old City during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

A boy sells balloons outside Jerusalem's Old City during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Palestinians clear around a family grave on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr near buildings destroyed during an Israeli offensive, at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Palestinians clear around a family grave on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr near buildings destroyed during an Israeli offensive, at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly

Palestinians clear around a family grave on the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr near buildings destroyed during an Israeli offensive, at a cemetery in Gaza City July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O'Reilly
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (4th from L) attends Eid al-Fitr prayers at al-Khair mosque in Damascus July 28, 2014, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (4th from L) attends Eid al-Fitr prayers at al-Khair mosque in Damascus July 28, 2014, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (4th from L) attends Eid al-Fitr prayers at al-Khair mosque in Damascus July 28, 2014, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA/Handout via Reuters
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Children walk past debris along a street during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children walk past debris along a street during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

Children walk past debris along a street during Eid al-Fitr in Duma, eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh
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A child inspects a toy gun in Al-Asrouniyeh souk ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Damascus, Syria July 27, 2014.  REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A child inspects a toy gun in Al-Asrouniyeh souk ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Damascus, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A child inspects a toy gun in Al-Asrouniyeh souk ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Damascus, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A Palestinian man mourns at the grave of his brother, who medics said was killed during the Israeli offensive, during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Beit Lahiyah in the northern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man mourns at the grave of his brother, who medics said was killed during the Israeli offensive, during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Beit Lahiyah in the northern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

A Palestinian man mourns at the grave of his brother, who medics said was killed during the Israeli offensive, during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr at a cemetery in Beit Lahiyah in the northern Gaza Strip July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
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Children ride a makeshift Ferris wheel along a street during an Eid al-Fitr holiday celebration in Mosul, Iraq July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Children ride a makeshift Ferris wheel along a street during an Eid al-Fitr holiday celebration in Mosul, Iraq July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Children ride a makeshift Ferris wheel along a street during an Eid al-Fitr holiday celebration in Mosul, Iraq July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Men sell traditional sweets on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in the Idlib countryside, Syria late July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

Men sell traditional sweets on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in the Idlib countryside, Syria late July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

Men sell traditional sweets on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in the Idlib countryside, Syria late July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze
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A man feeds pigeons before morning prayers on Eid-al-Fitr outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A man feeds pigeons before morning prayers on Eid-al-Fitr outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

A man feeds pigeons before morning prayers on Eid-al-Fitr outside the Shah-e Doh Shamshira mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2014. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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People walk past damaged buildings as they shop on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

People walk past damaged buildings as they shop on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze

People walk past damaged buildings as they shop on the eve of Eid al-Fitr in Idlib countryside, Syria July 27, 2014. REUTERS/Nour Kelze
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