Ramadan 2018/1439: Latest news, facts and photos from Al Jazeera

India

Violence in Kashmir erupts despite calls for ceasefire

Hopes for a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan have been shattered by renewed fighting between India and Pakistan in Kashmir.

Afghanistan

Cricket match bomb attack kills eight in Jalalabad

At least eight people killed in bomb attack on Ramadan night-time cricket tournament in eastern Afghanistan.

Afghanistan: Jalalabad cricket match bomb attack kills eight

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Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

From Indonesia to the United States, Muslims around the world welcome the holy month of Ramadan.

Millions of Muslims observe fasting as Ramadan begins

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When is Ramadan?

Muslims in Turkey set to begin fasting for the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, May 16.

When is Ramadan in 2018?

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How to eat right and keep well during Ramadan

Tips on how to stay hydrated and retain optimal energy while fasting as the holy month of Ramadan marks its start.

How to eat right and keep well during Ramadan

Africa

Harar: The City of Saints

The colourful, maze-like alleys within the Mecca of Africa remain alive and busy during the holy month of Ramadan.

The walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia

Syria's War

Remembering Ramadan in Raqqa

Huriya Um Salem tries to keep her memories of Ramadan in Raqqa alive by hosting iftars for Syrians living in Doha.

Iftar for the homesick: Remembering Ramadan in Raqqa

Islam

The questions everyone is asking about Ramadan

Ramadan is upon us once again. Here is what happens during the holy month.

Ramadan 2017: Why is it so important for Muslims?

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Discovering the spirit of Ramadan in Morocco

From iftar meals out of trunks to tea with Bedouins, the hospitality that embodies Ramadan is evident almost everywhere.

Discovering the spirit of Ramadan in Morocco

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IDPs in CAR: There is no food to break our Ramadan fast

As CAR is torn apart along religious lines, IDPs depend on villages, made up of both Christians and Muslims, for food.

IDPs in CAR: There is no food to break our Ramadan fast

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Ramadan in Philadelphia's African American community

Philadelphia Masjid is one of the largest mosques in the city and hosts iftar meals every evening during Ramadan.

Ramadan in Philadelphia's African American community

Yemen

'Yemen was once a place of joy and spirit'

The now besieged Yemeni city of Taiz once bustled with joyful vibes and plenty of food during the holy month.

A recollection of Yemen's Ramadan spirit

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Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

See what the moon looks like today, based on scientific calculations using NASA pictures.

Look up, the moon tells you which day of Ramadan it is

Yemen

Ramadan in Yemen: Fasting by day, starving by night

The holy month has been tarnished in war-torn Yemen, where 17 million people are staring at famine.

Ramadan in Yemen: Fasting by day, starving by night

Middle East

Millions of Yemenis face hunger during Ramadan

At least 17 million people suffer food shortages in what the UN calls the world's largest humanitarian crisis.