Tuesday, June 7, 2016

IN PHOTOS: THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN AROUND THE WORLD


Students pray at Ar-Raudhatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school on the first day of Ramadan in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia June 6, 2016


Muslim men look towards the sky to spot the crescent moon, on the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi, India, June 6, 2016


Muslims attend the Ramadan tarawih prayer at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 5, 2016


A Muslim man uses a telescope to observe the moon before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at Al-Musyari'in mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 5, 2016


A Muslim woman (L) reads the Koran as other pray during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia June 6, 2016


A vendor pours traditional Ramadan drink on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Tripoli, Lebanon June 6, 2016


A migrant prays during the first day of Ramadan at a state-run camp for refugees and migrants in Schisto, near Athens, Greece June 6, 2016


People browse around stalls selling festival lights and Ramadan lanterns, or "fanoos Ramadan", at Sayida Zienab district market during the first day of Ramadan in old Cairo, Egypt June 6, 2016


A woman with her daughter look at a stall selling festival lights and Ramadan lanterns, or "fanoos Ramadan", at Sayida Zienab district market during the first day of Ramadan in old Cairo, Egypt June 6, 2016.


El Mesaharty, Hussien, 40, wakes up residents for their pre-dawn meals during the first day of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt June 6, 2016


Muslims attend the Ramadan tarawih prayer at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 5, 2016


A baker prepares dough for bread ahead of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, May 31, 2016


A workers removes dried vermacelli to bake ahead of Ramadan in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, June 1, 2016


A salesman carries a prayer timetable to display it for sale ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Kolkata, India, June 6, 2016


Migrants pray during the first day of Ramadan at a state-run camp for refugees and migrants in Schisto, near Athens, Greece June 6, 2016