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Ramadan 2018: Muslims Mark the Holy Month with Fasting & Prayer

World | News18 | May 17, 2018, 9:49 am
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 Muslim men perform an evening prayer called

Muslim men perform an evening prayer called "tarawih" marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Bali, Indonesia. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim men pray on the first day of Ramadan at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn. (Image: Reuters)

Muslim men pray on the first day of Ramadan at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn. (Image: Reuters)

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 Muslims pray on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta. (Image: Reuters)

Muslims pray on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta. (Image: Reuters)

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 Muslim worshippers read the Quran, Islam's holy book, at Abdul-Qadir al-Gailani mosque in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

Muslim worshippers read the Quran, Islam's holy book, at Abdul-Qadir al-Gailani mosque in Baghdad, Iraq. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Muslims perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 A Muslim man reads the Quran at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Image: Reuters)

A Muslim man reads the Quran at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Image: Reuters)

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 Muslims perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

Muslims perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, in Karachi, Pakistan. (Image: AP)

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 Muslim men perform an evening prayer called

Muslim men perform an evening prayer called "tarawih" marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in Bali, Indonesia. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims women perform an evening prayer marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. (Image: AP)

Muslims women perform an evening prayer marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, outside the tents of the protest camp near the Israeli border east of Gaza City. (Image: AP)

Palestinians perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, outside the tents of the protest camp near the Israeli border east of Gaza City. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims women perform an evening prayer marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. (Image: AP)

Muslims women perform an evening prayer marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. (Image: AP)

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 Palestinians perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, outside the tents of the protest camp near the Israeli border east of Gaza City. (Image: AP)

Palestinians perform an evening prayer called 'tarawih' marking the first eve of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, outside the tents of the protest camp near the Israeli border east of Gaza City. (Image: AP)

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 Muslims pray on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta. (Image: Reuters)

Muslims pray on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta. (Image: Reuters)