One day before Adha celebrations starts around the world, and already beautiful photos are emerging from what is called the largest yearly gathering of people in the world.
Meanwhile, a very touching story happened in Ohio, along with Malala from Pakistan being close of winning the Nobel Prize.
Don’t forget to “LIKE” on facebook or follow me on twitter [twitter-follow screen_name=’ghazayel’]
Muslim pilgrims attend prayers at sunset at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Every Muslim is required to perform the hajj, or pilgrimage, to Mecca at least once in his or her lifetime if able to do so. (Amr Nabil/AP)
A supporter of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi holds a flare and chants slogans against the army during a protest in Cairo, Egypt, Friday. Supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi are holding scattered protests across Egypt, calling off a planned rally at Cairo’s iconic Tahrir Square almost a week after bloody clashes left nearly 60 dead. Thousands of Morsi supporters took to the streets Friday in several cities, commemorating 100 days since Egypt’s first democratically elected president was ousted by the military following mass protests calling for his resignation. (Hassan Ammar/AP)
A Pakistani boy feeds goats wearing sheep-print covers that are displayed for sale on a roadside, in preparation for the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or “Feast of Sacrifice,” on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, (Muhammed Muheisen/AP)
Bride Sarah Nagy begins to cry as she is escorted by her father, terminal cancer patient Scott Nagy, down the aisle during her wedding ceremony at First Lutheran Church in Strongsville, Ohio. University Hospital sent a medical team along with Scott who is bound to his bed and the ambulance ride to the church was donated by Physicians Medical Transport. (The Plain Dealer, John Kuntz/AP)
Spectators stand on El Pueblo Road near Paseo del Norte in Albuquerque, N.M. to watch the first mass ascension of the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. (The Albuquerque Journal, Roberto Rosales/AP)
The installation “‘Keeper of Time” is seen in front of the Berlin Cathedral on the first day of the German capital’s Festival of Lights. (Britta Pedersen / AFP – Getty Images)
A bolt from a thunderstorm strikes down over the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexico. Acapulco, which was pounded by Tropical Storm Manuel a few weeks ago, is expecting scattered thunder storms Tuesday tonight. (Bernandino Hernandez/AP)
A Sikh youth performs an act of fire as he displays martial art skills during a religious procession on the eve of birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Amritsar, India. Ram Das was the fourth of the ten gurus of Sikhism. (Sanjeev Syal/AP)
The Indupol One of the Belgian solar team rides across a desert, 285 kilometers South of Alice Springs, Australia. The solar challenge race, lasting for seven days, will take 43 participants over 3,021 kilometers. (Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)
An Muslim pilgrim carries her luggage in front of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The Muslim annual Hajj, or pilgrimage, draws three million visitors each year, making it the largest yearly gathering of people in the world. (Amr Nabil/AP)
A firefighter stands in the wreckage of a devastating fire at the Aswad Composite Mills factory at Maona, Bangladesh. At least nine people died in the building, which supplies clothing to several Western retailers. (Abir Abdullah / EPA)
Boys at a school in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, look out of a window as classmates chant prayers to commemorate the anniversary of schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai’s shooting by the Taliban. Yousafzai has since published a book and is a contender for the Nobel Peace Prize. (Muhammed Muheisen / AP)