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Observing Ramadan in Bethlehem, Dhaka and Delhi

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An Indian Muslim girl wears a fancy dress as she waits for noon prayers to begin at the Jama Masjid mosque in New Delhi, India, on August 12. Muslims throughout the world are marking the holy month of Ramadan, where observants fast from dawn till dusk.

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Palestinian Muslims walk through an Israeli checkpoint on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Bethlehem on August 12 as they wait to cross into Jerusalem to attend the second Friday prayers of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

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Bangladeshi Muslims attend Friday prayers at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on August 12.

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