Team members and officials of the Deccan Gladiators pose with the trophy after winning the Abu Dhabi Cricket’s T20 Ramadan tournament on Friday.
I first stepped foot on Afghan soil in 1988, and in the months that followed, I worked from a Mujahideen camp on the border with Pakistan running clinics for refugee women fleeing the Afghan-Soviet war.
Everyone likes this time of year. A lot of people get half days at work and then they have a huge holiday to look forward to at the end of the month. You can see it’s Ramadan when some shops open later than usual in the mornings and some don’t open at all, until it’s time for Iftar. Music in shops stops playing and verses of the Quran are played instead.
Ramadan is just a few days away and we are all in preparation mode at this point. During this special time of the year, things can get a little stressful when planning Iftar, especially if you are working too.
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