Traditional Ramadan lanterns called "fanous" are displayed for sale at a stall, ahead of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt, May 6, 2018. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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Millions of Egyptians struggling to cope with economic hardship caused by austerity measures will get some relief during the coming Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as charities offer food aid to needy families.Others are preparing to set up 60 massive tents across the country to serve the iftar meals that follow dawn-to-dusk fasting during Ramadan.Azzouz said Misr El Kheir, working with other smaller charities, hoped to feed a total of 10 million fasting people across the country's 22 provinces.Ramadan is expected to start in Egypt on May 17 this year.
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