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Here Are The Diverse Ways Muslims Are Marking Ramadan Across The World

Muslims all over the globe have begun fasting for the Islamic holy month.

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Syria

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A Syrian Muslim man reads the Qur'an at a mosque in Kafr Batna, in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus.

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A Syrian Muslim man reads the Qur'an at a mosque in Kafr Batna, in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus.

Turkey

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Thousands of Turkish people break their fasting on 6 June 2016 at the Blue Mosque square in Istanbul during the first day of Ramadan.

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Jerusalem

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Muslims perform the first Tarawih prayer on the eve of Ramadan at the Al-Aqsa Mosque's yard in Jerusalem, which Muslims believe to be the third-holiest site in Islam.

Bahrain

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A Bahraini man looks at the sky to spot the first crescent of the moon, marking the start of Ramadan, in the village of Karzakkan, south of Manama.


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India

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Kashmiri Nomadic Muslim women devotees listen to sermons at the forest shrine of Miyan Peer in Baba Nagri, about 30 miles northeast of Srinagar.


Aisha Gani is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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Matt Tucker is the UK Picture Editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.

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