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Hussein Bin Hamza
Mohammad Rawwas is way ahead of us. His works astound but do not offer up their components and meanings at once. There is a secret mix in the work of...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Lebanese actor Abdallah al-Homsi’s career has included five decades of work in the theater, television, and film industries, only to be let down by...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
Rula Rakbi holds a huge cigar and sports a constant smile while sitting among young intellectuals in the glass-covered street-side café of the...
Sunday, February 26, 2012
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Said Khatibi
Sudanese novelist Amir Taj al-Sir’s experiences with “ordinary people” are a driving force behind his narratives and help create characters his...
Friday, February 24, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Moments before the arrival of the soldiers of Imam Yahya Bin Hamidaddin, ruler of Yemen (1869-1948), eight-year-old Zayd Mutee Dammaj managed to hide...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Layal Haddad
Whenever Anthony Shadid (1968-2012) came close to death, he would get angrier. When he was hit by an Israeli sniper’s bullet in Ramallah in 2002, he...
Friday, February 17, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
One of the leaders of the uprising in Bahrain has been active against the country’s monarchy since a young age. Now he is joined by a new generation...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Preethi Nallu
While February 14 will be celebrated as Valentine’s Day in many parts of the world, the streets of Manama, capital of the Island Kingdom of Bahrain...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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Jamal Jubran
Left-wing Yemeni intellectual Qadiri Ahmed Haidar spent much of his life between rebellion and repression. Today, he is concerned about the rise of...
Sunday, February 5, 2012
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