Indonesian Muslims prepare to sight the new moon from the rooftop of the Al-Hidayah Basmol mosque in Jakarta on July 8, 2013 in preparation for the beginning of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. The start of the holy month of Ramadan, when the faithful abstain from eating from dawn to sunset, is determined by the sighting of the new moon. AFP PHOTO / ROMEO GACAD
In photos: Muslims ready to welcome Ramadan
The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan is due to begin this week. See how Muslims around the world are preparing for the month.