August 12th, 2010
09:23 AM ET

Photo spotlight: Ramadan begins

Afghans pray on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday in Kabul, Afghanistan. Muslims all over the world are supposed to go without food, drink, smoking and sex from sunrise to sunset during the month of Ramadan in order to purify themselves and concentrate their mind on Islamic teachings.

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  1. porki

    I cant wait to see how many attacks will be committed by religion of Peaceniks. If you are as eager as I am try 'the religion of peace dot com' for the total count.

    August 12, 2010 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • truthseeker

      porki indeed...get a life will ya!

      August 15, 2010 at 3:14 am | Report abuse |