Ramadan kicks off in some of Middle East, with Indonesia ‘to begin observing Sunday’

//Ramadan kicks off in some of Middle East, with Indonesia ‘to begin observing Sunday’

Ramadan kicks off in some of Middle East, with Indonesia ‘to begin observing Sunday’

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk, began at sunrise on Saturday in much of the Middle East, where Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has sent energy and food prices soaring. The conflict cast a pall over the holiday, when large gatherings over meals and family celebrations are a tradition. Many in the Southeast Asian nation of Indonesia planned to start observing on Sunday and some Shiites in Lebanon, Iran and Iraq were also marking the start of Ramadan a day…

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