News Imam of Florence to lead Ramadan prayer for Gaza

ROME: As Roman Catholic bishops from all over Italy send messages of good wishes to Muslims for Ramadan, the imam of the city of Florence has said he will lead a special prayer on Sunday night “especially for a ceasefire and peace in Gaza.”

The former president of the Union of Islamic Communities of Italy, Izzedin Elzir originally comes from the Palestinian city of Hebron and has been living in Italy since 1991.