Yemenis apply traditional ‘kohl’ during holy month of Ramadan | AFP

Yemeni men and children line up outside the Great Mosque in Sanaa to have traditional ‘kohl’ applied to their eyes from the ‘Makhala’, an ornate pot made of wood or copper. Applying ‘kohl’ to the eyes is believed to have therapeutic qualities and is one of the Yemeni customs of Ramadan.

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