VIDEO: Iftar at New York's Times Square

TEHRAN, Apr. 04 (MNA) – Hundreds of Muslim Americans gather in Times Square for the first Iftar of Ramadan.

Over 1,000 Muslims broke their first Ramadan fast this year in New York City on Saturday. Some 1,500 meals were distributed for the first Iftar of the month to Muslims who had traveled from as far as Montreal to attend the event. 

Excerpts from the Quran were recited and organizers made speeches about the meaning of observances during the holy Islamic month.

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