Ramadan begins

  • Updated: July 10, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Today is the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Wednesday, July 10. During Ramadan Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The month lasts 29–30 days based on the visual sightings of the crescent moon

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