German TV is scheduled to broadcast live Muslim Eid prayers from a mosque in a town near Munich, a move that is the first of its kind in the country's history, Al Jazeera has learned.

The prayers, at 4:45am local time on Friday, will be aired from the Penzberg Mosque on public TV and radio broadcaster Bayerischen Rundfunk.

The sermon marks the beginning of the Eid el-Fitr holiday and the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

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