Ramadan is observed by 1 billion Muslim worldwide as a month of fasting, prayer, reflection, and community.
From Egypt to KSA and UK to Indonesia, here’s a look at Islam’s holiest month.
In this photo, Muslim pilgrims can be seen walking around the Kaaba, the cubic building at the Grand Mosque, during the minor pilgrimage, known as Umrah, marking Ramadan in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
This picture shows friends and families gathering to break their fast on the beach in the holy month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, in Alexandria, Egypt.
Indonesian students read the Qur’an during the first week of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic Boarding School in Medan, North Sumatra.
The first-ever Ramadan lights installation at Piccadilly Circus is pictured on the eve of the first day of Ramadan, in London, Britain.
A Muslim woman distributes fasting meals to people visiting a local market located in Jakarta, Indonesia, during the first week of Ramadan.