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How the End of Ramadan Is Marked around the World

posted on August 7, 2013

Regional writers of The Telegraph commemorate the end of Ramadan by reporting on how it is celebrated around the world. In Israel, many Palestinians have been given permits to cross the Green Line to worship at the al-Asqa Mosque in Jerusalem’s old city. Richard Spencer writes that the end of the month-long fast is a time for feasting and shopping in the Gulf. “There is nothing like the end of Ramadan and the festival of Eid al-Fitr, Islam’s Christmas, to show up the astonishing chasms that have divided the Arab world in the last sixty years.”

Read at The Telegraph