Miral Fahmy
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/ 5 October 2006

The joys and frustrations of Ramadan

It’s supposed to be a time of peace and piety, but it’s really hard to stay spiritual while trying to get work done during Ramadan. For one month of the lunar calendar, Muslims abstain from food, drink, sex, cigarettes and profanities from sunrise to sunset with the aim of purifying the body and soul.