In pictures: Gearing up for Eid Al Fitr
With Eid Al Fitr upon us, residents across the UAE are celebrating the true spirit of the holiday through the wonder of giving. Shops have been deluged by revellers planning a special holiday through the perfect gift for friends and relatives to be exchanged during heartfelt reunions and gatherings at homes and eateries over the next few days.
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Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show