PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Muslims around the world, from France to Indonesia, honor the Islamic holy month of Ramadan

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

An Afghan man distributes bread for a fast-breaking evening meal, or Iftar, at the Eidgah mosque in Kabul on Wednesday, July 10. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from dawn till dusk.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

An elderly man reads verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, on July 10 in the old city of Sanaa, Yemen.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Turkish people wait to break their fast on July 10 at Eyup in Istanbul.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Students perform afternoon prayers at an Islamic boarding school on July 10 in Medan, Indonesia.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Students sit in circles during a Quran recital class in Medan on July 10.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A Muslim man performs ablutions before evening prayer on July 10 at the historic Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

An Indonesian woman prays at a mosque in Jakarta on July 10.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 9

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Anti-government protesters in Turkey take a break from their first day of fasting during Ramadan after sunset on July 9 in Istanbul.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A customer tries on a cap ahead of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan, on July 9.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A child waits as men attend midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France, on July 9.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

People buy dates in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 9.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A man recites prayers at a mosque in Jakarta on July 9.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan in Jakarta on July 9.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A man selling dried fruit waits for customers in an old market in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 8.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

People walk past parasols in Jerusalem on July 8.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

A man cook sweets in Kabul on July 8.

PHOTOS: Ramadan Around the Globe

Police destroy hundreds of bottles of alcohol and pirated DVDs seized during recent raids as they prepare for Ramadan in a Jakarta police station on July 8.

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