Libya embraces Ramadan in post-Gaddafi era

First Ramadan since fall of Muammar Gaddafi finds many Libyans celebrating a range of new freedoms.

    Muslims around the world are marking the start of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar.

    Ramadan is a special time for Muslims, but this year in Libya, it is very different.

    It will be the first Ramadan since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, and many are also celebrating their new freedom.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports from Tripoli.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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