In Pictures: Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World

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The holy month of Ramadan is a very special time for Muslims regardless their location, culture or ethnicity.

In this photo gallery, we depict the unique spirit of Ramadan and how Muslims all over the globe celebrate the holy month.

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Muslims gather around the Kaaba inside the Grand Mosque during the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (Reuters).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Thousands of Turkish people break their fasting on 6 June 2016 at the Blue Mosque square in Istanbul (AFP).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

US Muslims feed the hungry during Ramadan.

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Students sit in circles during a Quran recital class on the first day of Ramadan at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia (AP).

 

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

El Mesaharty Hussien, 40, wakes up residents for their pre-dawn meals during the first day of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt (Reuters).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Afghan migrants stranded in Greece pray in front of a docked ferry at the port of Piraeus, near Athens on the first day of Ramadan (AP).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Muslims break their fast in The Prophet’s mosque, Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Collective iftar, London- Ramadan Tent Project.

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

A Palestinian man decorates his shop with fairy lights in the old city of Jerusalem (AFP/Getty).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

Pakistani Muslim devotees prepare to break their fast on the first day of Ramadan at a mosque in Peshawar (AFP/Getty).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

A cannon fires a ceremonial shot to start iftar, the evening meal for breaking fast, on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Sultanahmet square in Istanbul, Turkey (Reuters).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

A man sets out food for fasters to break their fast on the first day of Ramadan in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan (Reuters).

 

In Pictures:  Colorful Spirit of Ramadan Around the World - About Islam

A Palestinian girl prays in front of the Dome of the Rock, at the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary , in Jerusalem’s Old City during the holy month of Ramadan (Reuters).