Muslims around the world have begun to prepare themselves for the month Ramadan in which they will fast from sunrise to sunset. The holy month, one of Islam’s five pillars, falls in the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar.

Ramadan 2019 Around the World: Longest and Shortest Fasting Hours Worldwide
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Sydney McCourt is Politics of Media and Representation major at the University of William and Mary, currently studying media, political science, and Arabic in Rabat.