Ramadan

A Somali boy walks with a toy gun along the Lido Beach near Mogadishu on August 8, 2013. Muslims worldwide are celebrating the holiday of Eid Al Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan.

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A Somali boy walks with a toy gun along the Lido beach near Mogadishu on Thursday

An Afghan man prays to celebrate Eid al-Fitr and the end of the fasting month of Ramadan at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on August 8, 2013. Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr this week, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan during which followers are required to abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk.

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An Afghan man prays to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, at the Shah-e Do Shamshira mosque in Kabul on Thursday

A Palestinian child poses with a plastic toy gun in front of a stall

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A child poses with a plastic toy gun in front of a stall as families shop at a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on the eve of the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

Hundreds of Indonesians wait to receive "zakat", or alms, given to poor people during Ramadan

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Hundreds of people wait to receive zakat, or alms, at a Gudang Garam tobacco factory in Kediri in East Java, Indonesia, on Tuesday. Zakat is given to poor people during Ramadan.

A Kashmiri woman looks out of a window during Jumat-ul-Vida or the last Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar.

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A Kashmiri woman looks out of a window during Jumat-ul-Vida, or the last Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramadan, in Srinagar.

Indian Muslims offer last Friday pray of the holy month of Ramadan, in Kolkata, India, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar during which devotees fast from dawn till dusk.

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Thousands of Muslims gather for prayers on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, in Calcutta, India

A Muslim girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa during Ramadan in old quarters of Delhi...A Muslim girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY EDUCATION)

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A girl learns to read the Koran at a madrassa, or religious school, during the holy month of Ramadan in the old quarters of Delhi Read more

Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul...An Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul July 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION EDUCATION)

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An Afghan girl reads the Koran in a madrasa during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in Kabul on Wednesday

Palestinians walk at sunrise near Israel's Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan on July 19, 2013, as they head to the al-Aqsa mosque to pray. Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk, when they break the fast with a meal known as Iftar.

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Palestinians walk at sunrise near Israel’s Qalandia checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank, on the second Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, as they head to the al-Aqsa mosque to pray. Muslims fasting in the month of Ramadan must abstain from food, drink and sex from dawn to dusk, when they break the fast with a meal known as Iftar.

Two soldiers sit on a military vehicle as they read the Koran while fasting during Ramadan, near a checkpoint in Sanaa...Two soldiers from the central security forces sit on a military vehicle as they read the Koran while fasting during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, near a checkpoint in Sanaa July 18, 2013.  REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: MILITARY RELIGION)

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Two Muslim soldiers from the central security forces sit on a military vehicle as they read the Koran while fasting during the month of Ramadan, near a checkpoint in Sana’a, Yemen on Thursday Read more