Muslim fasting month of Ramadan starts Tuesday in many countries

The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan will start on Tuesday in many Arab countries, as the holy month comes amid restrictions for the second year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt and Tunisia announced on Sunday night that the new moon was not spotted and therefore Monday marks the last day of the Islamic month of Shaaban. The beginning and end of Islamic months are determined by the sighting of the new moon. Other countries are expected to confirm the start of Ramadan later on Monday. During Ramadan, observant Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from…

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