On Thursday the Eid al Fitr was celebrated, which millions of Muslims in the Arab world, marked as the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, which this year has lost its typical festive spirit by tension and political conflicts that have shaken the region.
In Egypt, a week before there was a military coup that overthrew President Mohamed Morsi Islamist. In Syria, Ramadan did not diminish the violence that according to the opposition, there are more than 1700 people have died at the hands of the Syrian regime troops during the holy month. In Lebanon, there was tension and institutional emptiness, although war was avoided.
Without their typical traditional spirit, the Ramadan, in which Muslims refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from sunrise to sunset, ended with the wishes of the Muslims of that next year have one quieter feasting month for the Arab world.