Ramadan around the world 2013

Ramadan has finished this year, we will miss every aspect of this holy month. Here is how Ramadan looks like around the world, pics taken from theatlantic.com and http://www.huffingtonpost.com

Ramadan-finalMuslims around the world greet the holy month of Ramadan with utmost respect and happiness. It is compulsory for Muslims to fast in this month to purify their minds and make them spiritually and physically healthy. Saudi Arabia, 2013 (The daily star)

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ramadan in egyptEgyptians shop in a market on the eve of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down, on July 9, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

s_r07_73077539A Palestinian boy looks at a traditional Ramadan lantern in a street market in Gaza City, on July 6, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681618_freeFlint resident Ahmad Deeb helps set up decorations at the Flint Islamic Center on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 in preparation for the Islamic tradition of Ramadan that starts Wednesday, July 10. Hundreds are expected to gather at the center for the Terawih prayer, which leads into a month of fasting — or sawm — and prayer.

s_r04_73213643A Palestinian man reads verses from the Quran, Islam’s holy book, at al-Omari mosque on the first day of Ramadan, on July 10, 2013 in Gaza City. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681608_freeAfghan children read and memorise the Koran at a mosque in Jalalabad on July 10, 2013, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

s_r06_84704242A Pakistani Muslim performs ablutions before evening prayer at historical Wazir Khan mosque in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

slide_307832_2681633_freeWorshippers eat during Iftar, or breaking of the fast, at the Grand Mosque in the holy Muslim city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Many devout Muslims in the Middle East have started observing the dawn-to-dusk fast for the month of Ramadan even as the region is rocked by Egypt’s turmoil and the relentless civil war in Syria. For most Sunnis and Shiites, Ramadan started on Wednesday while others are expected to begin observing the holy month on Thursday differences based on various sightings of the new moon.

Ramadan-2013-in-Saudi-ArabiaRamadan moon sighting 2013 in Saudi Arabi 8th of July, 2013 (the news tribe)

slide_307832_2756134_freeA Pakistani boy arranges plates of food for Iftar, the meal that breaks the day’s fast, during the holy month of Ramadan at a roadside in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

slide_307832_2775984_freeIn this Sunday, July 28, 2013 photo, Muslim labor workers break their fast during they holy month of Ramadan in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Across Muslim world, families gather at sunset after the daylong fast during the holy month of Ramadan. In a parking lot in Dubai, a group of Muslim laborers from India separated from their homeland like millions of other workers across the Gulf join for a game of cricket and to swap stories late into the evening. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

slide_307832_2756152_freeKashmiri Muslims break their fast inside a mosque during Ramadan in Srinagar, India, Thursday, July 25, 2013. Muslims throughout the world are celebrating the holy fasting month of Ramadan, refraining from eating, drinking, and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

slide_307832_2731439_freeTurkish people break their fasting on July 22, 2013 in front of the Yeni Camii (New Mosque) during the month of Ramadan in Istanbul. Tens of millions across the Muslim world fast from dawn to dusk and strive to be more pious and charitable during a month, which ends with the Eid holiday. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681617_freeStudents perform an afternoon prayer on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, at Ar-Raudlatul Hasanah Islamic boarding school in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on July 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)

s_r16_73173932Indonesian Muslim women hold prayers on the first night of Ramadan at the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, on July 9, 2013. (Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2690241_freeCAIRO, EGYPT – JULY 12: Supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi participate in Friday prayer on the third day of Ramadan, the sacred holy month for Muslims where many will fast from sun-up to sun-down on July 12, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt continues to be in a state of political paralysis following the ousting of former President and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi by the military. Adly Mansour, chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, was sworn in as the interim head of state in a ceremony in Cairo on the morning of July 4.

s_r19_RTX11HMHA child walks near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France on the first day of Ramadan, July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Vincent Kessler)

s_r20_RTX11HM7A child leans down near members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in Strasbourg, France on the first day of Ramadan, July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Vincent Kessler)

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Muslims attend an evening communal prayer session called “Tarawih” to mark the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Bajrakli mosque in Belgrade, Serbia, on July 9, 2013. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)

slide_307832_2690253_freeMuslim girls chat as others gather outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem for the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 12, 2013.

s_r13_RTX11IQ6A Palestinian arranges dates for sale on the first day of Ramadan in a market in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 10, 2013. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

s_r27_RTX11IQ5A Palestinian arranges qatayef, a dessert traditionally eaten during Ramadan, for sale on the first day of Ramadan in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on July 10, 2013. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

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A pastry chef holds a tray of Arabic sweets at his bakery in Gaza City on the eve of the start of Ramadan, on July 9, 2013. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

s_r28_73182532Floral offerings are laid out for visitors making pilgrimages to visit the graves of family members before Ramadan, on July 9, 2013 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

slide_307832_2681642_freePeople buy vermicelli ahead of Ramadan, which begins tomorrow in Pakistan, on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

slide_307832_2731435_freeAn Afghan man carries watermelons to break the day’s fast during the holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 22, 2013. Ramadan is the holiest month in Islam and observant Muslims worldwide mark it by fasting from dawn to dusk. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

970412_644996348862858_362900733_nSalat Al-Tarawih, Mekka, Saudi Arabia, Ramadan 2013

1010069_643903825638777_277010695_nSalat Al-Tarawih, Mekka, Saudi Arabia, Ramadan 2013

396407Palestinian worshipers pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem early August 4, 2013, during Lailat-Al-Qadr, or Night of Power, in which the Muslim holy book of Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah. (Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

396420Dome of the Rock is seen in the Night of Power (Photo: REUTERS)

396409Observers of Lailat al-Qadr pray in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City on 4 August. (Photo: Reuters)

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