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The first Friday prayers are offered at the Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Ashley Ellsworth and Celeb Hecht enjoy a skating break at the World on Wheels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

A bicyclist and a natural navigator make their way down Wilshire Boulevard during CicLAvia.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times

A hula-hoop contest was part of the festivities at the annual L.A. Trans-Pride Weekend at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center Village.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times

A supermoon rises next to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Skylines are covered under thick haze.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lai Seng Sin / Associated Press

Karla Borger of Germany bumps the ball during the women's main draw of FIVB World Tour Grand Slam at Foro Italico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIZIANA FABI / AFP

Residents are sprayed with water as they celebrate the feast day of Saint John the Baptist.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: NOEL CELIS / AFP

An Indian rickshaw puller bikes through the rain. Heavy rains arrived early this year, catching many by surprise.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Lebanese army soldiers help injured troops after clashes.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohammed Zaatari / Associated Press

Belarus' Victoria Azarenka falls against Portugal's Maria Joao Kohler during a first- round match.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP

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Pictures in the News | June 24, 2013

In Monday’s Pictures in the News:

— Muslims offer their first Friday prayers at the newly constructed 42,000-square-foot mosque and Islamic Center of San Gabriel Valley in Rowland Heights. More photos

— Ashley Ellsworth and Celeb Hecht take a break from skating as they watch the NBA Finals at the World on Wheels roller skating rink on  June 18. The rink is closing because its rent was raised in the Midtown shopping center at 4645 1/2 Venice Blvd. More photos

— Cyclists and pedestrians take over Wilshire Boulevard for CicLAvia in Los Angeles. More photos

— A supermoon rises next to the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, south of Athens. More photos

— Skylines are covered under thick haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday. Malaysian authorities declared a state of emergency Sunday in a southern district where a smoky haze blamed on Indonesian forest fires has triggered one of the country’s worst pollution levels in years.

And there’s more.

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