A native of Kashmir, Ahmed bin Qasim's father has been in jail since he was an infant, and his mother has been in prison for most of Ahmed's life. For him, the Indian siege of Kashmir has been a permanent affliction.
Despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to allow Kashmiri’s to celebrate Eid, many residents of the Himalayan region said they faced restrictions that left them unable to make the traditional sacrifice.
At least 200 regime and Russian air strikes hit northwestern Idlib on Tuesday, killing three people.
The fasting month of Ramadan has ended for Muslims across the world, meaning Eid festivities are underway.
As the regime offensive in northern Syria shows no sign of slowing down, it will be a sombre Eid for hundreds of thousands.
Around the world, Muslims celebrate Eid al Adha with feasts for family and friends but for Nigerians displaced by Boko Haram violence, festivities are limited to the largesse of aid agencies.
The four-day festival is the second annually of the two major Muslim religious celebrations. Eid al Adha focuses on sacrifice, with rituals that include congregational prayers, feasts, charity and the slaughtering of sacrificial livestock.
Muslims took part in morning prayers on Friday for Eid al Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
With the holy month of Ramadan coming to an end, Syrian children are excited about the upcoming Eid holidays. Boxes of happiness from Turkey are putting smiles on the faces of children at a refugee camp in Idlib.
Authorities say at least 4 people were killed as armed men attacked police guarding an Eid prayer congregation in Kishoreganj, one of the biggest in the country.
Refugees have until July 8 to return to Turkey or else face being barred from the country.
Suicide car bomb targeted Karada district which was bustling with shoppers ahead of Eid, the festival which marks the end of Ramadan.
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