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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A Jordanian man hangs a traditional Ramadan decoration, in Amman, Jordan, July 18, 2012 as Muslims around the world prepare for the start of the fasting month.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    Filipino Muslims inside a mosque begin the month-long observance of fasting for Ramadan, July 20, 2012 in Cotabato, Philippines.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A Palestinian baker prepares "Qatayef", traditional pancakes that are popular during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, in Gaza City, on the first day of Ramadan, July 20, 2012.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A telescope is used to monitor the new moon of Ramadan as astronomers and scholars of Islam debate when the holy Muslim month of Ramadan begins, in the Saudi city of Taif, July 19, 2012. The start of the fasting month, when the faithful abstain from eating from dawn to sunset, is determined by the sighting of the new moon.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A Palestinian man holds up a lamp traditionally used during Ramadan, at a market in Gaza City, July 19, 2012, on the eve of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan. Fasting during the month of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    Palestinian worshippers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, July 20, 2012.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    Palestinian female worshippers pray at the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, July 20, 2012.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    Palestinian men read the Koran, Islam's holy book, in the al-Omari mosque in Gaza City on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, July 20, 2012.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A Kuwaiti vendor arranges watermelons at his stall at a market in Kuwait City, July 20, 2012 during the first day of Islam's holy month of Ramadan.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    A Palestinian woman walks as Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men stand in a street decorated with Ramadan decorations, in the old city of Jerusalem, July 17, 2012 to welcome the upcoming Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.
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  • Muslims begin Ramadan

    Palestinian worshippers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, July 20, 2012.
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