Far from hosting Ramadan dinners, Iraqis go hungry

Far from hosting Ramadan dinners, Iraqis go hungry

Asia Times - World·2021-04-13 12:03

Faced with sharp price rises, a decline in the buying power of the dinar and rising unemployment, Iraqis enter the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan with a feeling of dread.

“After a whole day of fasting, we have to eat something,” even if the price of a kilo of tomatoes has more than doubled, said Umm Hussein, a single mother of five who has no salary.

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