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Travel to Lost Places

“Do you have any bombs on you?” I wasn’t sure of the purpose of the question.

“12 Angry Lebanese”: interview with Zeina Daccache

“All I ever hear is ‘I want,’ or ‘I need,’” she says. “This is the language of children.”

“Fasten your seatbelts”: a Royal Jordanian flight as symbol of a culture

“Madam, you are requesting a first-class service, but you’re paying economy.”

The pen is mightier: Remi Kanazi talks back

He saw Def Jam poetry on Broadway and was drawn to Suheir Hammad and Carlos Andres Gomez.

The IPAF reminds us that Arab writing is alive and flourishing

This could be an opportunity for Western publishers, if they are bold enough to take a chance.

“The Middle East Conflict”: Mind your language!

Terming the Palestinian-Israeli conflict an “Arab Israeli conflict” unnecessarily invites more people to join.

The Dead Keep It

History is a tired woman.
History stands by the side of the road

What’s missing in the GCC states? Well…

Not much is even attempted to foster a culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship.

Sasha, Charlotte and Taymoor

One I strangled with the pearls
You once dived for in a boutique.

My Moveable Feast

I spoon you into my mouth,
Fingers twitching