Muslims celebrated the end of Ramadan and thirty days of fasting with prayers for peace around the world. But in Pakistan in the city of Quetta, the festival was overshadowed by a gun attack outside a mosque which has left local people outraged.
Numerous attacks have rocked Pakistan on the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan. The explosions and a shooting have killed dozens and been dubbed "Pakistan's Black Friday."
Sacrificing an animal is a vital part of the Eid al-Adha ritual, but the festival is also a money-making affair as the animals' hides generate large sums of money. In Pakistan, Islamist groups have a monopoly over it.
US-based researcher Arif Jamal argues that President Donald Trump cannot defeat radical Islam by excluding Saudi Arabia and Pakistan from his contentious move barring US entry to people from some Muslim nations.
Who's fighting whom in Pakistan? Why does the country's powerful army continue to support some militant groups? DW examines the protracted conflict in the nuclear-armed nation and its possible effects on the region.
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