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Ayatollah Khamenei to lead Eid alFitr prayers in Tehran

Tehran, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will lead the prayers of Eid alFitr in the capital city of Tehran, organizers said on Sunday.

The prayers will be conducted upon the sight of the crescent of Shawwal month in Tehran's Musalla (prayers ground), organizers of Eid alFitr prayers said.

The religious ritual will be held at 8:30 am local time.

Eid alFitr, one of the most important festivities in Islam, is the first day of Shawwal month. It marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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