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Ramadan around the world

Updated 12:40 PM ET, Tue July 5, 2016
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Muslims pray outside the central mosque in Moscow to celebrate the end of Ramadan on Tuesday, July 5. Eid al-Fitr is a three-day festival that marks the end of the Muslim holy month. ALEXANDER UTKIN/AFP/Getty Images
Muslims pray in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, during celebrations of Eid al-Fitr. VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images
Muslims pray in Istanbul as they mark the first day of Eid al-Fitr. Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Kashmiri Muslims shop in Srinagar, India, ahead of Eid al-Fitr. Mukhtar Khan/AP
Muslims in Jakarta, Indonesia, look for the new crescent moon that determines the end of Ramadan. Agoes Rudianto/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Shoe sellers display their wares in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Monday, July 4. Traders expect to see good business at the end of Ramadan and the subsequent Eid celebration. Shafiqul Alam/Corbis/Getty Images
A man reads a large Quran made of carved wood at a school in Palembang, Indonesia, on Thursday, June 9. Ramadan, the most sacred month in the Muslim year, started on June 5. Muhammad Fajri/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
A man rests at a mosque in Kathmandu, Nepal, on June 9. Narayan Maharjan/NurPhoto/Getty Images
A worker at a Gaza City coffeehouse decorates its terrace for Ramadan on June 9. Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty Images
People pray at the al-Khaldi mosque in Gaza City on Wednesday, June 8. MOHAMMED ABED/AFP/Getty Images
A man in Sidon, Lebanon, wakes up Muslims for their overnight "suhur" meal before the day's fast on June 8. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn until dusk. MAHMOUD ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images
Worshippers pray at the Nizamiye Mosque in Johannesburg on Tuesday, June 7. MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images
A woman prays after breaking her fast in New Delhi on June 7. Altaf Qadri/AP
A food vendor sets up in Aleppo, Syria, on Monday, June 6. Karam Almasri
Children in Amman, Jordan, hold traditional lanterns at the start of Ramadan on Sunday, June 5. KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
People shop for food at a market in Sanaa, Yemen, on June 5. MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A man in Bahrain looks out for the first crescent moon that marks the start of Ramadan. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A Palestinian man decorates his shop with lights near the entrance of the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on June 5. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A vendor stands outside a shop in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 5. KARIM SAHIB/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Women shop at a market in Damascus, Syria, on June 5. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A large lantern decorates the street in front of the Mohammad al-Amin mosque in Beirut, Lebanon, on June 5. ANWAR AMRO/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Muslims hold prayers at the al-Akbar mosque in Surabaya, Indonesia, to mark the start of Ramadan on June 5. JUNI KRISWANTO/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A vendor sells traditional lanterns in Gaza City on June 5. MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A woman shops for dates at a market in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, June 3. STRINGER/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
A man in Cairo shops for traditional Ramadan decorations on Thursday, June 2. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Egyptians walk past traditional lanterns in the Saida Zeinab district of Cairo on Sunday, May 29. MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/AFP/Getty Images