World: Ramadan in Pictures

Muslims fast from dawn to dusk as a way to fulfil the conditions of the five pillars of Islam, it is no doubt that food tends to take centre stage.

This is the time where hard to get delicacies always makes its way to the Ramadan bazaars to fulfil cravings.

Besides that, Ramadan is also the month of giving.

Let’s take a closer look at how the month is celebrated worldwide.

A Tunisian cook prepares meals for the underprivileged in Tunisia. EPA-EFE/MOHAMED MESSARA
Tunisian cooks prepare meals for the underprivileged. EPA-EFE/MOHAMED MESSARA
Egyptian women prepare Kahk, butter cookies, using a traditional outdoor oven in a village. EPA-EFE/KHALED ELFIQI
Egyptian women prepare Kahk, using a traditional outdoor oven in a village near Tanta. EPA-EFE/KHALED ELFIQI
People visit a market for shopping ahead of Eid al-Fitr in Peshawar, Pakistan. EPA-EFE/ARSHAD ARBAB
A woman visits a market for shopping ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr in Pakistan. EPA-EFE/SHAHZAIB AKBER
General view of the Ramadan bazaar at a shopping district in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. EPA-EFE/AHMAD YUSNI
Muslims shop at Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. EPA-EFE/AHMAD YUSNI
Muslims maintaining social distancing while breaking fast at a public park in Shah Alam, Malaysia. EPA-EFE/FAZRY ISMAIL
A Muslim woman walks past the closed Sultan Mosque in Singapore. EPA-EFE/HOW HWEE YOUNG

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