Ramadan across the world: In pictures

A man uses binoculars as Thai Muslims gather to spot the first crescent of the moon marking the start of the holy month of Ramadan in Thailand's southern province of Yala on June 5, 2016. More than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world will start to celebrate Ramadan the first week of June, during which observant Muslims fast from dusk to dawn. / AFP

Pastry vendor prepares Chebakia, a Moroccan Pastry. (AFP)

Muslim women pray after the break of their fast in a mosque in Treichville, a district of Abidjan. (AFP)

A child walks past a fountain after at the Blue mosque square in Istanbul. (AFP)

Pakistani Muslims perform a special "Taraweeh" evening prayer on the first day of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan at the grand Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. (AFP)

Syrians ride a motorcycle past a fruit stall in the rebel-held side of the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP)

People break their fasting on June 6, 2016 as they eat sitting on the grass at the Blue Mosque square in Istanbul. (AFP)

A member of the Malaysian Islamic authority performs the "Rukyah Hilal Syawal", the sighting of the new moon to determine the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, June 5, 2016. Muslims around the world will start observing Ramadan, the holiest month in Islamic calendar this week. (AP

Malaysian Muslim men attend the "Rukyah Hilal Syawal" ceremony, the sighting of the new moon to determine the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Sunday, June 5, 2016.  (AP)

An Afghan street vendor carries bread on his head ahead of the upcoming holy fasting month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 5, 2016. Muslims across the world will observe Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk. (AP )

Iraqis do some shopping at Shorja market in central Baghdad on June 5, 2016, as people prepare for the holy month of Ramadan due to start this week.  / AFP