Australian Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers for people in conflict zones as well as the families of those who died aboard MH17.
Australian Muslims have marked the end of Ramadan with prayers for people caught up in conflict as well as the families of those who died aboard Malaysia Airlines flight 17.
Muslims gathered at mosques around the country on Monday morning to celebrate Eid - the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
The Lebanese Muslim Association said Ramadan had been a month of worship and reflection, but also sorrow.
"As we celebrate today, our thoughts are with the people of Gaza, Syria and Iraq, and with the families of the Australians who died on MH17," a spokesman for the association said.
The flight crashed in eastern Ukraine earlier this month, killing all 298 people aboard including 37 Australian residents and citizens.
The association also expressed concern for Muslims in conflict zones.
"While we are living in relative ease, the Muslims globally have been facing some of the worst hardships, we pray for the people of Palestine, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Egypt, Central African Republic, and all those who are suffering around the world."
The end of Ramadan was marked in the Gaza Strip with the end to a temporary truce.
The fighting over 20 days has killed more than 1000 Palestinians, most of them civilians, with at least eight more deaths reported on Sunday.
At least 43 Israeli soldiers have died in the conflict, representing the country's largest loss of life in a military operation in nearly a decade. Three civilians have died on the Israeli side.