Muslims around the world, from France to Indonesia, honor the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
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.
An elderly man reads verses of the Quran, Islam's holy book, on July 10 in the old city of Sanaa, Yemen.
Turkish people wait to break their fast on July 10 at Eyup in Istanbul.
Students perform afternoon prayers at an Islamic boarding school on July 10 in Medan, Indonesia.
Students sit in circles during a Quran recital class in Medan on July 10.
A Muslim man performs ablutions before evening prayer on July 10 at the historic Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore, Pakistan.
An Indonesian woman prays at a mosque in Jakarta on July 10.
Women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Tuesday, July 9
Anti-government protesters in Turkey take a break from their first day of fasting during Ramadan after sunset on July 9 in Istanbul.
A customer tries on a cap ahead of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan, on July 9.
A child waits as men attend midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France, on July 9.
People buy dates in Karachi, Pakistan, on July 9.
A man recites prayers at a mosque in Jakarta on July 9.
Women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan in Jakarta on July 9.
A man selling dried fruit waits for customers in an old market in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 8.
People walk past parasols in Jerusalem on July 8.
A man cook sweets in Kabul on July 8.
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.