Around the World: Ramadan 2017 in Pictures

Muslims wait to perform tarawih prayers to mark the start of Ramadan at a mosque in Singapore May 26, 2017.

USA

A Muslim American man does pull-ups before taking part in the Maghrib sunset prayer on the first day of Ramadan at the Islamic Cultural Center in Manhattan, New York, U.S., May 27, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Muslim American woman wearing hijab shops at the Balady halal supermarket ahead of the first day of Ramadan in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on May 26, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

A Muslim American woman wearing hijab shops at the Balady halal supermarket ahead of the first day of Ramadan in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. on May 26, 2017.

 

Malaysia

An man performs "rukyah", the sighting of the new moon, which signals the start of the holy month of Ramadan, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 26, 2017.

An man performs “rukyah”, the sighting of the new moon, which signals the start of the holy month of Ramadan, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 26, 2017.

An man performs "rukyah", the sighting of the new moon, which signals the start of the holy month of Ramadan, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 26, 2017. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

An man performs “rukyah”, the sighting of the new moon, which signals the start of the holy month of Ramadan, in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 26, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food is seen before people break the fast on the first day of Ramadan in a Mosque in Bangkok, Thailand May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Food is seen before people break the fast on the first day of Ramadan in a Mosque in Bangkok, Thailand May 27, 2017.

 

Muslims perform tarawih prayers to mark the start of Ramadan at a fully packed mosque in Singapore May 26, 2017.

Muslims perform tarawih prayers to mark the start of Ramadan at a fully packed mosque in Singapore May 26, 2017.

 

People pray as they break their fast at Sultanahmet Square on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

People pray as they break their fast at Sultanahmet Square on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017.

People pose for selfie as they break their fast at the main shopping and pedestrian street of Istiklal on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in central Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

People pose for selfie as they break their fast at the main shopping and pedestrian street of Istiklal on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in central Istanbul, Turkey, May 27, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preparations are made for fasters to break fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan May 27, 2017.

Preparations are made for fasters to break fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan May 27, 2017.

Boys wait for the sunset in a mosque before they break the fast on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan May 27, 2017. REUTERS/ FAYAZ AZIZ

Boys wait for the sunset in a mosque before they break the fast on the first day of the fasting month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan May 27, 2017.

Palestine

Muslim women walk in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 9, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad SEARCH "AWAD AQSA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.

Muslim women walk in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City, May 9, 2017.

Lebanon

A man pours traditional jallab fruit syrup drink into a container during the first day of Ramadan in Sidon, Lebanon, May 27, 2017. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

A man pours traditional jallab fruit syrup drink into a container during the first day of Ramadan in Sidon, Lebanon, May 27, 2017.

Syria

Men sell garlic ahead of Ramadan in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 26, 2017.

Men sell garlic ahead of Ramadan in the rebel-held besieged city of Douma, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria May 26, 2017.

Afghanistan

A boy prepares cookies at a small traditional factory on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan May 27, 2017.

A boy prepares cookies at a small traditional factory on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan May 27, 2017.

India

Street vendors arrange dried fruits and vermicelli at a market on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan in Guwahati, India, May 27, 2017.

Street vendors arrange dried fruits and vermicelli at a market on the eve of the holy month of Ramadan in Guwahati, India, May 27, 2017.

 

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