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‘Have You Seen Afifa, Have You Seen Latifa?’ Recovering History Through Folktales

This article was originally published in ArabLit Quarterly: FOLK, in December 2021. The issue (and all the back catalogue up to the latest issue) can be purchased on Gumroad. A year since publication, and on the International Day for the … Continue reading

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The Story of Nabih Saleh

I visited Bahrain for the first time in too many years this summer. On one day, we did a tour of historic mosques in the islands, visiting the resting places of Sheikh Maytham Al-Bahrani (Mahooz), Emir Zaid bin Sohan (Malchiyya), … Continue reading

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The Desire of Life – Abu Al-Qassim Al-Shabbi (A New Translation)

A new translation of the famous Arabic poem ‘The Desire of Life’ by Abu Al-Qassim Al-Shabbi Continue reading

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