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IN PHOTOS: World immersed in holy Ramzan fervour

Last updated on: July 12, 2013 11:28 IST

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Muslims across the globe are observing Ramzan -- when fasting, restraint, sacrifice and forgiveness are practised. Rediff.com presents photographs of Ramzan as it is observed across the world.

A child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in France on the first day of Ramzan.

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Photographs: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

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A supporter of the deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi prays before he eats his Iftar meal on the first day of Ramzan, during a sit-in in Cairo.

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Photographs: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

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A man reads the Koran in a mosque during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramzan in Sanaa, Yemen.

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Photographs: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters
Tags: Sanaa , Yemen

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Muslims attend an evening mass prayer session during the holy fasting month of Ramzan at Al Markaz Al Islami Mosque in Makassar, Indonesia.

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Photographs: Yusuf Ahmad/Reuters

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Men buy traditional bread from a street vendor during Ramzan in Aleppo, Syria.

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Photographs: Muzaffar Salman/Reuters
Tags: Ramzan , Syria , Aleppo

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A woman reads a book containing short verses from the Koran at the Bary Imam Mosque in Islamabad.

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Photographs: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

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A Rohingya Muslim cries as he prays at the Immigration Detention Centre during Ramzan in Kanchanaburi province, Myanmar.

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Photographs: Athit Perewongmetha/Reuters

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A vendor sells prayer mats during Ramzan in the old quarters of Delhi.

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Photographs: Ahmad Masood/Reuters
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A family breaks the day's fast with the Iftar meal on the first day of Ramzan in Paris.

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Photographs: Youssef Boudlal/Reuters
Tags: Ramzan , Iftar , Paris

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The hands of a Muslim boy are pictured as he offers prayers during the month-long fasting in Ramzan in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters

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People buy rose petals on the first day of Ramzan at the Karaj Al-Hajez crossing, a passageway separating Aleppo's Bustan al-Qasr, which is under the rebels' control and Al-Masharqa neighbourhood, an area controlled by the Syrian regime.

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Photographs: Muzaffar Salman/Reuters

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Afghan men prepare food for the breaking of fast on the first day of Ramzan at a mosque in Kabul.

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Photographs: Omar Sobhani/Reuters
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A man stands near Ramzan lanterns which are displayed for sale at shops in Cairo.

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Photographs: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters
Tags: Cairo

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A Saudi man buys dates at the dates market in Riyadh, during Ramzan.

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Photographs: Faisal Al Nasser/Reuters
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A Palestinian man recites the Koran as another man takes a nap at Al Omari mosque in Gaza City, during the first day of Ramzan.

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Photographs: Mohammed Salem/Reuters

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Muslims attend an evening communal prayer session called "Tarawih" to mark the holy fasting month of Ramzan at the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Serbia.

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Photographs: Marko Djurica/Reuters

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Anti-government protesters eat as they break their fast on the first day of the holy month of Ramzan at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Photographs: Osman Orsal/Reuters

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A boy yawns while standing beside his mother as they attend an evening mass prayer session called "Tarawih" to mark the holy fasting month of Ramzan at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta.

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Photographs: Enny Nuraheni/Reuters
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Students from an Islamic boarding school attend the Koran recitation "Tadarus" during Ramzan in a mosque in Medan of Indonesia's North Sumatra province.

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Photographs: Y T Haryono/Reuters

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A man offers prayers during the month-long fasting in the holy month of Ramzan in Kathmandu, Nepal.



Photographs: Y T Haryono/Reuters

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