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‘Practically fasting for months': Palestinians in Gaza struggle to celebrate Ramadan

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During the holy month of Ramadan, a man called a musaharati would awaken the faithful with his drum and call to prayer. But this year, the streets are silent and empty. The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has left the streets in ruins, with no decorations or electricity. Families have been separated, mosques have been destroyed, and children no longer venture out after iftar. The war has transformed Ramadan from a time of celebration to a daily struggle for survival for many Palestinians in Gaza.