iReporter AMERICANSOLE captured sumptuous snapshots of a family's feast to break their fast during the month of Ramadan. From dawn to dusk during the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observant Muslims abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex in order to purify themselves, learn humility, pray and concentrate on Allah's teachings.
At sunset, the family will gather to end the fast with Iftar - a communal meal that often starts with the consumption of a date, as the Prophet Muhammad was believed to have done. Dishes vary according to regional and familial traditions and tastes; AMERICANSOLE's family partook of maftool, fried kiba, goat meat, baked chicken and more.
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