Many Muslims to begin fasting for month of Ramadan


Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs officers set up a telescope to determine the sighting of the new moon to mark the start of the fasting month of Ramadan in Bali, Indonesia, 05 June 2016.

Many Muslims to begin fasting for month of Ramadan

Millions of Muslims around the world marked the start of the holy month of Ramadan on June 6, a time marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts.

As reported by The Associated Press (AP), Saudi Arabia's state TV announced the new moon of Ramadan was spotted on June 5 evening. Local media in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim country, also said Muslims there would begin fasting on June 6, as will Muslims in Singapore, Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan,...

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