PM sends Eid al-Adha greeting to Israel's Muslim, Druze citizens

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This year too Eid Al Adha is celebrated all over the world with happiness praying for the world peace.

Eid Al Adha in Dubai (UAE): Eid Al Adha translates to the "festival of sacrifice". He said, "Muslim rulers will have to address the collective problems realising their responsibilities".

For Muslims, Eid al-Adha commemorates the day when the Prophet Abraham meant to sacrifice his son but was instructed by God to offer an animal instead.

A livestock seller waits for customers at a market ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha in Hyderabad, India, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Today the day, we celebrate as Eid-al-Adha/Bakrid that honours Prophet Ibrahim's tradition.

A Palestinian man and his child after morning prayers at the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City. Muslims also routinely exchange presents during the holiday.

Some names of the festival also denote that this festival is after the completion of Hajj, the holy pilgrimage to Mecca.

Muslims offer Eid al-Adha prayers in a convention center in Marseille, southern France, Monday, Sept. 12, 2016. Similarly, during Eid al-Adha, Muslims are encouraged to give aids and donations to the less fortunate.

But Allah, through an angel, stopped Ibrahim and told him to sacrifice a lamb instead of his son.

Muslims are blessed with two Eid occasions during the Islamic year.

As a part of Islamic beliefs, Eid is a celebration of the sacrifice of Ishmael the son of Abraham. "On these days this worship of God is realized through the sacrifice of one's property to needy people, gifting meat to the poor, inviting relatives and neighbors, regardless of their religious or ethnic affiliation", he said.