Look: How Muslims around the world are celebrating Ramadan

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Published on April 18, 2021 at 10.40

Muslims around the world started the holy month of Ramadan on Tuesday, April 13.

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Thousands of Muslims around the world started the month of Ramadan on Tuesday, April 13 — the second year they will be observing the period of prayer and fasting among Covid restrictions. (Photo by Shihab/KT)
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During this 9th month of the Islamic calendar, the faithful fast from dawn to sunset for 29 or 30 days, depending on the sighting of the crescent, and thereby the duration of the month. (Photo by Ryan Lim/KT)
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In UAE, mosques are open and have been hosting all five daily prayers, in addition to the special one called Taraweeh that's offered after the Isha prayer. (Photo by M. Sajjad/KT)
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Muslims flocked to mosques to offer the first Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan. The worshippers maintained adequate social distancing and wore masks as they offered the prayer on their own mats. — Photo by Shihab/KT
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Muslims perform the Taraweeh prayer around the holy Kaaba in Makkah on April 13. Only people who've been vaccinated or recently recovered from Covid-19 will be allowed to perform prayers at the Grand Mosque. Photo: Reuters
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Palestinians take part in the first Friday prayers of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the Al Aqsa Mosque compound. Photo: AFP
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A devotee prays before breaking his fast in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo: AFP
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A devotee prays at a Shrine during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar, India. Photo: AFP
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A man prays at the Diyanet Center of America in Washington, DC. Photo: AFP
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Muslims pray after breaking their fast at the Massalikul Jinaan mosque in Dakar, Senegal. Photo: AP
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Devotees attend prayers on the first day of Ramadan, amid the coronavirus pandemic, at the Golden Mosque in Quiapo, Manila, Philippines. Photo: Reuters
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People shop for Ramadan decorations amid the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Amman, Jordan. Photo: Reuters
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People gather to have their Iftar (breaking fast) meals during the fasting month of Ramadan, in Mosul, Iraq. Photo: Reuters
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Women read the Holy Quran as they wait to break the fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters
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Ramadan messages are illuminated above the Camlica Mosque in Istanbul. Photo: AFP
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People shop from a stall selling Ramadan lanterns along a main street in the in the northern suburb of Shubra of Egypt’s capital Cairo. Photo: AFP
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