Category Archives: society

Muslim Couples and Infertility: Plan Ahead!

“I can’t have children,” she said, tears streaming down her cheeks


From explaining myself to people who believe that being married to a Muslim is similar to being Frankenstein’s bride, or Jack the Ripper’s victim.

Amman In Winter

…the threat of terrorism in Amman is a whispered threat…. You want to relegate it to the ghost-world, to the realm of the Chupacabra and the Abominable Snowman.

Russia, My Russia: Part V

Everyone knows the Hermitage is grand, not everyone realizes what “grand” truly means.

I Hate Valentine’s Day

Not because of religion, or politics, do I despise February 14th

Russia, My Russia: Part IV

The sun graced Moscow with its presence on my fourth day in town…

Russia, My Russia: Part III

I had a slow start on the third day of my Russian adventures, but did finally make it to the Moscow History Museum.

Identity. Belonging. Who Are You Really?

Conversations on identity seem to take a complicated turn more often than not, and especially in my rowdy hood.

Russia, My Russia: Part II

The second day in Russia started out gloomy too, yet it was significantly brightened up by my friend Dzera, who works in the fashion industry.

Misperceptions between Muslims and Non-Muslims

The following article explains misperception between Muslims and Non-Muslims. It uses an adapted form of Robert Jervis’ 14 points on the “Hypotheses of Misperception” as published in World Politics, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Apr., 1968), pp. 454-479.