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Latest update 08/09/2010

Ramadan: Islam's holy month of fasting and feasting

Some 1.6 billion Muslims are set to observe Ramadan from August 11 to September 10. FRANCE 24 takes a look at this important religious event and how it is observed in the West and across the Muslim world.

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