Ramadan in post-ISIL Iraq: 'For us it's only hunger and poverty' | Iraq News | Al Jazeera

Ramadan in post-ISIL Iraq: 'For us it's only hunger and poverty'

'Since ISIL, we have not been able to feel the blessings of Ramadan … we're dependent on the goodwill of people,' Mosul resident tells Al Jazeera.

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    More than a billion Muslims around the world are observing the month of Ramadan, a time for reflection, worshipping and self-restraint.

    And it has a special meaning for more than two million Iraqis displaced by the conflict with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Baghdad.


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