AFRICOM Imam leads first Iftar with U.S., SNA leaders

A member of the Somali National Army reaches for a date to break his fast during Ramadan at the Mogadishu International Airport, Mogadishu, Somalia, June 5, 2017. During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food and drink, including water from dawn till dusk. After sunset, eating dates and drinking water traditionally breaks the fast. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
A member of the Somali National Army reaches for a date to break his fast during Ramadan at the Mogadishu International Airport, Mogadishu, Somalia, June 5, 2017. During Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food and drink, including water from dawn till dusk. After sunset, eating dates and drinking water traditionally breaks the fast. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Prince)
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