This picture taken on June 25, 2017 shows police patrolling in a night food market near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, a day before the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The prefecture in the region's south has seen an explosion in the construction of vocational training" centres for the region's Muslim minorities.
Turkish Airlines (THY) has served over 2.3 million passengers over the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha or the "Feast of Sacrifice" from Aug. 17 to Aug. 26.
The death toll in traffic accidents across Turkey has increased as hundreds of thousands of people hit the roads for the long Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha or the “Feast of Sacrifice.” Click through for the story in photos...
Muslims worldwide, including those in Turkey, are celebrating Islam's holy Eid al-Adha or "Feast of Sacrifice" with millions of Muslims around the world making a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia this week.
Thousands of Syrians returned to Turkey after spending the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Syria this weekend. (Photo: Doğan News Agency)
Some 67 people lost their lives and 341 were injured in road accidents across Turkey this year during Eid al-Fitr, or Ramadan holiday, Doğan News Agency has reported.
Turkish Gendarmerie Command has tightened traffic control on the roads during the three-day Eid al-Fitr or Ramadan holiday, deploying thousands of officers equipped with drones, helicopters and smart glasses.
People across Turkey celebrated the first day of the three-day-long Eid al-Fitr on June 15, with many hosting friends and families at their homes and others preferring to travel to Turkish resort towns to enjoy the beach on the official holiday.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on June 14 issued a message ahead of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr, in which he said Turkey’s upcoming presidential elections would “guarantee” democracy.