Asia

  • Muslims relax outdoors after having their Iftar, or breaking of the fast meal, on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in India, at the Grand Mosque, in the old quarters of Delhi, India, June 30, 2014.
  • A man arranges strands of vermicelli, a specialty that is eaten during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as they dry in a factory, in the northern city of Allahabad, India, July 1, 2014.
  • A boy has kohl, a cosmetic powder used as protection against eye ailments, applied to his eyelids at the Grand Mosque, in Sana'a, Yemen, June 29, 2014. 
  • People wait to receive free food to break their fast in front of a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 1, 2014.
  • A student in a Madrasa reads the Koran during the holy month of Ramadan, in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 1, 2014.
  • Sharia police officers stand guard outside a restaurant that opens its business for non-Muslims only. The police are there to prevent Muslims from entering the restaurant, during the third day of Ramadan in Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia, July 1, 2014.
  • Men load packed Iftar meals onto a truck during the Islamic holy month, in Tripoli, Libya, June 30, 2014.

Observing Ramadan, July 1, 2014

Published July 01, 2014


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