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A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district...A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district July 15, 2013. Picture taken July 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman  (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT)

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A Free Syrian Army fighter washes himself before the time for iftar, or breaking fast, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Aleppo’s Karm al-Jabal district

A Nepalese Muslim offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy month of Ramadan in Kathmandu...A Nepalese Muslim offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy month of Ramadan in Kathmandu July 11, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A Nepalese Muslim offers prayers in Kathmandu on Thursday during Ramadan, when Muslims across the world fast for a month. Read more

Afghan workers make sweets at a traditio...Afghan workers make sweets at a traditional 'jelabi' (sweet) factory ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Herat on July 8, 2013. Throughout the month, devout Muslims must abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset when they break the fast with the Iftar meal. Traditionally, dates are known as the food the prophet Mohammad ate when he broke from his fast. AFP PHOTO / Aref KARIMIAref Karimi/AFP/Getty Images

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Afghan workers make sweets at a traditional ‘jelabi’ (sweet) factory ahead of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in Herat on Monday. Throughout the month, devout Muslims must abstain from food and drink from dawn until sunset when they break the fast with the Iftar meal. Traditionally, dates are known as the food the prophet Mohammad ate when he broke from his fast Read more