A general view shows the new raised walkway installed around the Kabba (top-R) so people with disabilities can circle around the holy shrine, as pilgrims perform evening prayers in Mecca's Grand Mosque on October 8, 2013.

Muslims across the world are celebrating the festival of Eid al-Adha by sacrificing cattle and feasting.

In South Africa Islam is taking root in previously Christian-dominated communities. Among them, the iconic South African township of Soweto.