Egyptian men make traditional tin lanterns known as Fawanis (plural of Fanus) Ramadan in the back of a shop in old Cairo 16 August 2007 as preparations begin for the fasting month of Ramadan. The holy month of Ramadan is expected to start around 13 September depending on sightings and calculations based on the crescent moon, during which Muslims must refrain from eating, drinking and having sexual relationships from dawn to dusk throughout the lunar month. AFP PHOTO/CRIS BOURONCLE (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP via Getty Images)