The Iftar is the evening meal after sunset that concludes the daily fasting during the month of Ramadan. Observers around the world gather with families, loved ones, and communities to break their fast together. For observers, the Iftar dinner and Ramadan are a time to reflect on humanity and to reaffirm commitments to helping the less fortunate. This year, Ramadan, which follows the lunar calendar, is taking place during the longest days of the year.
As Muslims around the globe celebrate the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Mr Obama hosted last night an Iftar for representatives of Muslim community in Washington . Madame Chargè D'Affairs Wafa Bughaighis was among the invited diplomats to the Iftar .