BY AGENCIES APR 09, 2021
The holy Muslim month of Ramadan will begin next week, and the faithful around the globe are busy with preparations for the period of dawn-to-dusk fasting and deeper spirituality.
A vendor stirs a vat of olives at a fresh produce stall at al-Zawya market in Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine, April 7, 2021.GETTY IMAGES
A woman buys groceries at a store ahead of the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan, April 5, 2021.AFP PHOTO
Vendors sell traditional lanterns ahead of Ramadan in Ramallah, West Bank, April 8, 2021.AA PHOTO
People shop at the Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) ahead of Ramadan, in Istanbul, Turkey, April 7, 2021.IHA PHOTO
People buy sacks of wheat flour from a government-run outlet, which provides special discount prices for the upcoming month of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan, April 7, 2021.AP PHOTO
Afghan bakers prepare sweets at a traditional bakery ahead of the upcoming month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 7, 2021.AP PHOTO
People shop for groceries and supplies at a supermarket in Sanaa, Yemen, April 6, 2021, as they prepare a week ahead of Ramadan.AFP PHOTO
Families gather at a cemetery to offer prayers on the last Friday before the start of Ramadan in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, April 9, 2021.AFP PHOTO
Baklava, a traditional Turkish dessert, is being prepared at a bakery in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey, April 8, 2021.AA PHOTO
A street vendor sells dates ahead of the upcoming month of Ramadan, in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 7, 2021.AP PHOTO
People buy traditional caps, prayer beads and other items in preparation for the upcoming month of Ramadan, in Peshawar, Pakistan, April 8, 2021.AP PHOTO
People take a photo of a traditional Ramadan lantern, called “fanous,” at a shop stall ahead of the holy Muslim month, in Cairo, Egypt, April 8, 2021.REUTERS PHOTO
A bus passes by a shop stall with traditional Ramadan lanterns, called “fanous,” head of the holy Muslim month, in Cairo, Egypt, April 8, 2021.
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