In pictures: Muslims around the world celebrate Ramadan
Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan begins on May 6, many of whom practise the ritual of dawn-to-dusk fasting and prayers until Eid al-Fitr celebrations marking the end of the holy month.
Muslims pray on the first night of the holy month of Ramadan at the Turkish Ulu mosque in Utrecht. Indonesian Muslims read the Quran during the month of Ramadan at Sultan Mahmmud Baddarudin Mosque in Palembang, South Sumatra province. A Muslim man offer prayers prior iftar, the meal after sunset, at the Masjid At-Tawheed mosque on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Port-au-Prince. Pakistani Muslim faithfulls perform a special taraweeh prayer on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Karachi. Muslims break their fast with Iftar during the holy month of Ramadan in Dubai. Muslim workers break their fast at a fish market in Kuwait City, during the first day of the holy month of Ramadan. A Libyan man sells fruits as Muslims prepare to break their fast during the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in the eastern city of Benghazi. A Pakistani Muslim carries a prayer mat rolled up on his shoulder in preparation for the night special prayers in Rawalpindi, ahead of the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.