Ramadan is considered by Muslims as the most sacred month in the Islamic calendar. Muslims across the world refrain from eating and drinking from dawn till dusk and spend their free time in prayer.
Ramadan in Bosnia: Sarajevo marks breaking of fast with cannon
With Eid just around the corner, Muslims around the world are enjoying the last days of the holy month of Ramadan. As part of our series, we bring you stories that portray different customs and traditions around the world. This time, Aksel Zaimovic has gone to the Bosnian capital to find out how people there end their day of fasting.
Ramadan 2017: TRT World delivers Eid gift packages to Syria
Over five million Syrians have been displaced by war. While many have fled the country, many more remain in camps inside the country. And they weren't able to celebrate Ramadan properly this year - but we at TRT World wanted to change that, especially for the children. So we sent Alican Ayanlar helps deliver a small surprise to one such camp in Idlib.
Ramadan 2017: Families return to Benghazi for Ramadan
It's been six years since Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown. But the promised peace has yet to come. Rival militias and three different governments are still battling for control of the country. However one hot spot for unrest Benghazi, a hot spot for much of the unrest, is enjoying a more peaceful Ramadan this year, as Chelsea Carter reports.
People in Douma are breaking their fast outdoor for the first time
People in Syria's besieged rebel-held town of Douma are breaking their fast surrounded by the crumbling carcasses of bombed-out buildings.
Ramadan 2017: Thousands break their fast in Haldon Street
Nearly half a million Muslims live in Australia. And during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, thousands of them head to one street in Sydney to break their fast. Haldon Street is near the country's largest mosque, and the nightly Ramadan street-food festival has grown so popular it now also attracts non-Muslims, including TRT World's Gwenfair Griffith.
Ramadan 2017: Subdued holy month for Muslims in Gaza Strip
During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, families end their daily fast with a meal at sunset. Usually, these are meals enjoyed with relatives. But in the Gaza Strip, which has been under an Israeli blockade for 10 years, the Iftar meal is a more subdued affair as Iolo ap Dafydd reports.
Ramadan 2017: Thousands break their fast in Haldon Street
Nearly half a million Muslims from all around the world live in Australia. And during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, thousands of them head to one street in Sydney to break their fast. Haldon Street is near the country's largest mosque, and the nightly Ramadan street-food festival has grown so popular it now also attracts non-Muslims, including TRT World's Gwenfair Griffith.
The tiny Eastern European nation of Albania has a Muslim majority and, of course, takes Ramadan very seriously. Communism ended in the country in the 1990s, and since then, the holy month has been revived. Semra Hunter explains.
Ramadan 2017: Different choices respected during holy month
The month of religious observance known as Ramadan is in its final week. It's a time when Muslims fast from dawn to sunset. But in Turkey, not everyone is taking part. Nicole Johnston has more from Istanbul.
Ramadan 2017: Ramadan in Nigeria
Nigeria's Muslims and Christians have long lived together in peace but recent killings by Boko Haram are threatening that. TRT World's Fidelis Mbah has been finding out how Muslims are using the month of Ramadan to change the negative perception of Islam.
Japan Ramadan: Muslims celebrate holy month in Japan
Ramadan isn't widely observed in Japan - It's one of the world's least religious countries. For observant Muslims, that presents some challenges, but as Mayu Yoshida reports from Tokyo, it's also an opportunity to bring people together. #japan #islam #ramadan
Ramadan 2017: Ramadan series depicts stories of Daesh torture
Fans of TV soap operas in the Arab world eagerly await the holy month of Ramadan each year because it's when some of the most anticipated series are aired. Some are historical, others contemporary. And this year, one show in particular delves into one of the most difficult and vexing issues facing the region. TRT World's Zeina Awad reports.
Ramadan 2017: Experts advise eating at slow pace & in moderation at Iftar
Millions of Muslims all around the world are fasting from sunrise to sunset for the month of Ramadan. In some parts of the world, that period could be up to twenty-one hours long. So what effect does that have on the human body? Hasan Abdullah has been finding out.
Ramadan in Yemen: People suffer because of siege and starvation
For Muslims, the holy month of Ramadan is a time of peace, when people celebrate their faith with fasting and food. But in Yemen, war, siege and starvation have changed the way people observe the holy month. TRT World's Chelsea Carter has more.
Ramadan Drummers keep Ottoman tradition alive
Ramadan Drummers are popular in Turkey and many Muslim countries. They beat their drums to wake Muslims for the pre-dawn meal, Suhur.
Ramadan in New York: Muslims break fast in front of Trump Tower
With fears growing in the American Muslim community, especially in the wake of the attack in Portland last week, Muslim and immigrant groups in New York have joined together for evening prayer and Iftar. That's the traditional breaking of the Ramadan fast. It took place in front of Trump Tower.Their message to the US President- Muslims and immigrants are not just a vital part of New York, but the entire country. Henry Morton reports.
Ramadan Drummers: Ancient tradition used to wake the faithful
Now for the next instalment in our series on Ramadan, we're going to take you back in time. Back to when Istanbul was called Constantinople, and was the centre of an empire stretching from the Gulf region to the Balkans. Kim Vinnell reports on a rather noisy tradition that's stood the test of time.
Refugee Crisis: Syrian families observing Ramadan in İstanbul
Many of the Syrians in Turkey are fasting and observing the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. With war at the border, they fast with those in Syria on their minds. TRT World's Andrew Hopkins reports.
Refugee Crisis: Bangladeshis try to live Ramadan away from home
As the European refugee crisis enters its fourth year, a major new migration route has emerged from Bangladesh. Bangladesh is now the biggest single country of origin of migrants arriving on European shores.
Picture This: Ramadan
Ramadan is here. A period of fasting, prayer and contemplation for many of the world's 1.5 billion Muslims. Muslims believe it is the month when the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Prophet Muhammed. Muslims abstain from eating. drinking and smoking from sunrise to sunset. It is intended to bring the faithful closer to God and to remind them of the less fortunate. Fasting during Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam. At the end of Ramadan Muslims celebrate Eid-al Fitr, or the "Festival of breaking the fast".
Ramadan Basket: US Muslims show spirit of Ramadan with charity
A group of Muslim women in the US seek to reverse a growing trend of negative attitudes towards Muslims through charity and social support.
Money Talks: High prices affect Ramadan in Egypt
Rampant inflation force people to grow their own food. We look at Egypt's economic crisis as the public gears up for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Ben Said reports, with analysis from Angus Blair, the founder and president of Signet Institute.
Ramadan in Rumi's City: Konya hosts Al-Aqsa mosque's prayer leader
As more than a billion and a half Muslims celebrate Ramadan around the world, many residents of the central Turkish city of Konya may be inspired by the teachings of one of the greatest poets and scholars in the Muslim world. Hasan Abdullah reports.
Ramadan 2017: Muslims fast from dawn to dusk in Ramadan
Muslims around the world have marked their first day of Ramadan on Saturday. Around one-point-six billion Muslims across the world observe fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims fast from dawn to dusk without taking any food or drinking.