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Afghan boys read the Quran during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)
Afghan boys read the Quran during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in the city of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. (AP)

Today marks the end of Ramadan — or does it?

For 30 days, more than 1.5 billion Muslims fast during daylight hours, commemorating the month in which Allah is said to have revealed the first verses of the Quran.

But now, a theological debate surrounding the end of the holiday is making diplomacy and business in the Muslim world a bit more complicated.

Guest

  • Ebrahim Moosa, professor of religion and Islamic studies at Duke University.

This segment aired on August 8, 2013.

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