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(CNN) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a public appearance to mark the start of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha
State-run TV showed him attending prayers at a mosque in Damascus.
Eid al-Adha is a four-day observance marked by visits from far-flung relatives, gift-giving and elaborate feasts.
It celebrates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son to God, as told in the Koran.