A boy plays at a local playground during the Eid al-Fitr festival in Sanaa, Yemen, May 3, 2022. (Photo by Mohammed Mohammed/Xinhua)
CAIRO, May 4 (Xinhua) -- With people extending holiday greetings, feasts prepared for family gatherings, and children spending hours at play, Muslims across the Middle East are indulging in the joy of the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Meaning the "festival of breaking the fast", the three-day Muslim festival begins at the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is typically started with communal prayers.
Children play in a park on Eid al-Fitr in Beirut, Lebanon, on May 2, 2022. (Photo by Bilal Jawich/Xinhua)
Children take a ride on a swing carousel at an amusement park during Eid al-Fitr holiday in Damascus, Syria, on May 3, 2022. (Photo by Ammar Safarjalani/Xinhua)
People relax on a beach during the Eid al-Fitr holiday in Hawalli Governorate, Kuwait, May 4, 2022. (Photo by Asad/Xinhua)
Fireworks explode in the sky to celebrate the Eid Al-Fitr festival in Doha, Qatar, on May 3, 2022. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)■