Men attend namaz to celebrate Uraza-bairam (Eid al-Fitr), the end of the month of Ramadan, one of the largest holidays in Islam, at Moscow Cathedral Mosque. (photo: ITAR-TASS/ Maxim Shemetov)

The Holy Month of Ramadan

During the Islamic month of Ramadan, Muslims refrain from consuming food, drinking liquids, smoking, and engaging in sexual relations. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. In our dossier, we take a look at various perspectives of celebrating Ramadan

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