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In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan

More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn

In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
A Saudi woman shops for dates at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
Saudis shop for dates at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
Saudi women shop for dates at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
A Saudi vendor looks on from his shop at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
Saudi women shop for traditional lanterns known in Arabic as 'Fanous', sold during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the fasting month. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
Saudis shop for dates at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
In Pictures: Saudis prepare for Ramadan
Saudis shop for spices at a market in the city of Jeddah on June 3, 2016, as the faithful prepare for the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)