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Ramadan Soup Kitchens Bring Iraqis, Jordanians Together

by Pat Coate | October 06, 2007
"(Ramadan soup kitchens are a way to ensure) that people are getting a daily meal and honoring traditional Islamic practice."
- UNHCR statement

Cairo, Egypt - A United Nations initiative to bring together Iraqi refugees and their hosts in Jordan is being seen as a success

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has distributed free meals every evening during the holy month of Ramadan to more than 800 Iraqis and needy Jordanians in an effort to bring the two sides together.

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