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Men perform the Hadra at the Umayyad mosque on Laylat al-Qadr during the last week of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Damascus, Syria June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Men perform the Hadra at the Umayyad mosque on Laylat al-Qadr during the last week of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Damascus, Syria June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

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A girl applies mehndi (a henna tattoo) on the hand of a customer at a stall ahead of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad, Pakistan June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood
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A girl applies mehndi (a henna tattoo) on the hand of a customer at a stall ahead of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, in Islamabad, Pakistan June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood

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Muslim women pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, during Laylat al-Qadr in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Muslim women pray in front of the Dome of the Rock, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, during Laylat al-Qadr in Jerusalem's Old City June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Afghan men make sweets at a small traditional factory in preparation for Eid al-Fitr, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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Afghan men make sweets at a small traditional factory in preparation for Eid al-Fitr, during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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Students sleep at a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan at Lirboyo Islamic boarding school in Kediri, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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Students sleep at a mosque during the holy month of Ramadan at Lirboyo Islamic boarding school in Kediri, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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People sleep as they wait for iftar during the holy month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta
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People sleep as they wait for iftar during the holy month of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta

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Muslims attend the Friday prayer at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza
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Muslims attend the Friday prayer at a mosque in Lahore, Pakistan June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza

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Traditional Egyptian dancers perform the Tanoura, an Egyptian version of Sufi dance at Al Ghouri Palace in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh
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Traditional Egyptian dancers perform the Tanoura, an Egyptian version of Sufi dance at Al Ghouri Palace in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Turkish Darwish Sufi dancers perform at a heritage compound in Sidon, Lebanon, June 6,2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho
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Turkish Darwish Sufi dancers perform at a heritage compound in Sidon, Lebanon, June 6,2018. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

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Men read the Koran after evening prayers called \
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Men read the Koran after evening prayers called "Tahajjud" at Al Azhar mosque in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt, June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Muslim women react upon seeing a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, displayed to devotees on the death anniversary of Hazrat Ali, son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad, at Hazratbal shrine during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Muslim women react upon seeing a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of Prophet Mohammad, displayed to devotees on the death anniversary of Hazrat Ali, son-in-law of Prophet Mohammad, at Hazratbal shrine during the holy month of Ramadan in Srinagar June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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Workers prepare traditional sweets for sale at a shop in Najaf, Iraq June 2, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Workers prepare traditional sweets for sale at a shop in Najaf, Iraq June 2, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

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A Palestinian uses a ladder to climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as he tries to make his way to attend Friday prayer in Jerusalem\u0027s Al-Aqsa mosque, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
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A Palestinian uses a ladder to climb over a section of the controversial Israeli barrier as he tries to make his way to attend Friday prayer in Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

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Activists and their families celebrate with orphans after their meals for iftar on a train trip in Amman, Jordan, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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Activists and their families celebrate with orphans after their meals for iftar on a train trip in Amman, Jordan, May 31, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian women pray on the third Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as Palestinian women pray on the third Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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A Muslim woman reads the Koran as she waits for iftar at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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A Muslim woman reads the Koran as she waits for iftar at Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 19, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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A Free Syrian Army fighter prays after eating his iftar (breaking fast) in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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A Free Syrian Army fighter prays after eating his iftar (breaking fast) in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

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Girls receive free food distributed to the needy at the Abdul-Qadir al-Gailani mosque in Baghdad, Iraq May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani
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Girls receive free food distributed to the needy at the Abdul-Qadir al-Gailani mosque in Baghdad, Iraq May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani

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Free Syrian Army fighters have their iftar (breaking fast) in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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Free Syrian Army fighters have their iftar (breaking fast) in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

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A Free Syrian Army fighter reads the Quran in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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A Free Syrian Army fighter reads the Quran in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

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A member of a Palestinian traditional band calls for Muslims to wake up for their meal eaten before the beginning of the fast, prior to morning prayers, in the old city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma
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A member of a Palestinian traditional band calls for Muslims to wake up for their meal eaten before the beginning of the fast, prior to morning prayers, in the old city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Mussa Qawasma

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A Free Syrian Army fighter eats his iftar (breaking fast) meal n the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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A Free Syrian Army fighter eats his iftar (breaking fast) meal n the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

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A Free Syrian Army fighter prays after eating his iftar (breaking fast) meal in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir
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A Free Syrian Army fighter prays after eating his iftar (breaking fast) meal in the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria May 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Faqir

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A Muslim man prepares plates of food for Iftar (breaking fast) meals inside a mosque in Ahmedabad, India, May 27, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Muslim man prepares plates of food for Iftar (breaking fast) meals inside a mosque in Ahmedabad, India, May 27, 2018. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as a Palestinian woman prays on the second Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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The Dome of the Rock is seen in the background as a Palestinian woman prays on the second Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem's Old City, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Students from Ar-Raudhatul Hasanah Pesantren read the Koran in Medan, Indonesia May 23, 2018. REUTERS/YT Haryono
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Students from Ar-Raudhatul Hasanah Pesantren read the Koran in Medan, Indonesia May 23, 2018. REUTERS/YT Haryono

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Muslims touch the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
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Muslims touch the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

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Palestinian musicians perform in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City during celebrations to mark the breaking of fast, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Palestinian musicians perform in Jerusalem's Old City during celebrations to mark the breaking of fast, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Muslim women take part in evening prayers called \
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Muslim women take part in evening prayers called "Tarawih" inside a temporary platform in Kolkata, India, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

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A child is seen playing with pigeons in the ground of Al-Quba mosque, after morning prayers in Madina, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
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A child is seen playing with pigeons in the ground of Al-Quba mosque, after morning prayers in Madina, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

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A vendor prays before eating Iftar (breaking fast) meals at a roadside market in Mumbai, India, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A vendor prays before eating Iftar (breaking fast) meals at a roadside market in Mumbai, India, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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An Egyptian Muslim attends evening prayers called \
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An Egyptian Muslim attends evening prayers called "Tarawih" inside Al Sultan Hassan mosque in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Palestinian men read the Koran in al-Aqsa Mosque, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem\u0027s Old City, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
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Palestinian men read the Koran in al-Aqsa Mosque, on the compound known to Muslims as al-Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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Egyptian Muslims perform evening prayers called \
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Egyptian Muslims perform evening prayers called "Tarawih" inside Al Sultan Hassan mosque in the old Islamic area of Cairo, Egypt, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

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Muslim students from Ar-Raudhatul Hasanah Pesantren offer noon prayers in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, May 17, 2018. Antara Foto/Irsan Mulyadi via REUTERS
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Muslim students from Ar-Raudhatul Hasanah Pesantren offer noon prayers in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, May 17, 2018. Antara Foto/Irsan Mulyadi via REUTERS

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A man reads the Koran at the Grand Mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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A man reads the Koran at the Grand Mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

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A boy gets kohl applied to his eyelids at the Grand Mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, May 17, 2018. The cosmetic powder is traditionally popular in Yemen as a protection against eye ailments. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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A boy gets kohl applied to his eyelids at the Grand Mosque in Sanaa, Yemen, May 17, 2018. The cosmetic powder is traditionally popular in Yemen as a protection against eye ailments. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

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Food is set on tables to break fast at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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Food is set on tables to break fast at Eyup Sultan Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

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Food trays, ready to be served for breaking fast, are seen at a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Food trays, ready to be served for breaking fast, are seen at a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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A girl walks past classrooms in the madrasah of Darul Makmur Mosque in Singapore, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim
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A girl walks past classrooms in the madrasah of Darul Makmur Mosque in Singapore, May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim

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Indonesian Muslims pray at the first day of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Indonesian Muslims pray at the first day of Ramadan at Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

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Members of the moon sighting committee gather and use telescope for the new moon that will mark the start of Ramadan, from Pakistan\u0027s Meteorological Department (PMD) building in Karachi, Pakistan, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro
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Members of the moon sighting committee gather and use telescope for the new moon that will mark the start of Ramadan, from Pakistan's Meteorological Department (PMD) building in Karachi, Pakistan, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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People break their fast at the main shopping and pedestrian street of Istiklal in central Istanbul, Turkey, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir
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People break their fast at the main shopping and pedestrian street of Istiklal in central Istanbul, Turkey, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Huseyin Aldemir

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Muslim women attend prayers at Al-Akbar Mosque, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sigit Pamungkas
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Muslim women attend prayers at Al-Akbar Mosque, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Sigit Pamungkas

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People break their fast at Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, Turkey, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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People break their fast at Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul, Turkey, May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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