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People fire confetti poppers as they participate in a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad in Mumbai

People fire confetti poppers as they participate in a procession to mark Eid-e-Milad-ul-Nabi, or birthday celebrations of Prophet Mohammad in Mumbai January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)

Birth of Prophet Muhammad celebrated worldwide

Predominantly Muslim countries around the world celebrate the birth of the Prophet Muhammad on January 14, 2014. The holiday Eid Mawlid al-Nabawi marks the event, and is observed with prayer, traditional ceremonies and rituals around the world.