Ramadan Ramadan

Five-year-old Fatima shows off her Sallah gift in a camp for those internally displaced by the ongoing violence in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State in northeast Nigeria. Jide Adeniyi-Jones for NPR hide caption

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In Northeast Nigeria, Displaced Families Celebrate Ramadan's End In Style

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A child stands among the people taking part in Eid al-Fitr prayers in Bucharest, Romania. Members of the country's Muslim community gathered at the massive Dinamo soccer stadium in the Romanian capital. Vadim Ghirda/AP hide caption

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This Middle Eastern and Latino infused dessert is a good way to celebrate Eid al-Fatir or beat the summer heat. Ashley Young/NPR hide caption

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A Middle Eastern Spin On A Classic Latino Dessert: Rose Cardamom Tres Leches

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Open Iftar events are held outdoors (weather permitting), and are open to all. Often there are guest speakers and evening prayers, and then everyone —Muslim and non-Muslim alike —breaks bread together. Above, attendees at the first U.S. Open Iftar, held in Portland, Ore., in 2016. Courtesy of Ramadan Tent Project (RTP) Open Iftar in Portland, Ore. hide caption

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Courtesy of Ramadan Tent Project (RTP) Open Iftar in Portland, Ore.

This Dinner Party Invites People Of All Faiths To Break Bread Together

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Favorite Ramadan drinks vary by country. In Jordan and Lebanon, tamer hindi, a tamarind-based beverage (seen above), is often offered alongside qamar al-deen, a thick apricot nectar. Amy E. Robertson for NPR hide caption

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American Muslim shop owner waits for customers as he sells different types of lanterns for sale as part of preparations for the Holy Month of Ramadan in Bayridge neighborhood in Brooklyn borough of New York, United States on May 24, 2017. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A new video for the Ramadan holiday has a message of peace — but its depiction of a boy who survived an airstrike in Syria is drawing criticism. Zain via YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Young Indian children sit with bowls of porridge (nombu kanji) as they prepare to break the fast with the Iftar meal during the Islamic month of Ramadan at The Wallajah Big Mosque in Chennai last July. Arun Sankar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 'Turkey' apricot, a hand-colored engraving after a drawing by Augusta Innes Withers (1792-1869), from the first volume of John Lindley's Pomological Magazine (1827-1828). The Romans dubbed the apricot the "precious one." Poets praised its beauty. The conquering Arabs took it to the Mideast, where the luxurious fruit was exploited in sugary confections. The Royal Horticultural Society Diary/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Men line up at a takeaway food stand in the Saudi port of Jeddah in the early hours of August 26, 2011. Practicing Muslims eat their suhoor meal before dawn during the holy fasting month of Ramadan. Amer Hilabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Ramadan Breakfast Of Champions To Get You Through A Day's Fast

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