Photo Story – Pre-Ramadan shopping in Cairo

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People shop at a market on the eve of the first day of Ramadan, in Cairo, Egypt, 12 April 2021 (Issued 13 April 2021). Muslims around the world celebrate the holy month of Ramadan by praying during the night time and abstaining from eating, drinking, and sexual acts during the period between sunrise and sunset. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and it is believed that the revelation of the first verse in Koran was during its last 10 nights.


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