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Q&A: Oday Aboushi, Palestinian-American NFL Player

Originally published on Scoop Empire March 9, 2016

Despite an abundance of ignorance and bigotry directed towards Arabs and Muslims in America, there’s still a massive amount of love, especially with Arabs and Muslims in America making efforts to build bridges between communities in any way they can. 303 palabras más


Reading Ibn Battutah 3

Ibn Battutah has taken me to Syria in ‘The Travels’ while I have not even pushed him past the Maghreb in my blog. Need to pick up speed. 405 palabras más


I Was in Prison, You Visited Me

Qanater is a town on the Nile, north of Cairo, at the point where the river starts to divide, forming the Delta.  A barrage was constructed there in the 1850s (later improved by a Scottish engineer in the 1880s!) to control the flow of the Nile and improve irrigation. 327 palabras más


Weather forecast: sand

My hotel in Cairo was not far away from the Semiramis Intercontinental and the Nile Ritz-Carlton, but despite this close proximity, it only cost 5 dollars a night. 1.245 palabras más


Time Travel. And Associated Musings.

Sometimes the travel bug bites me unexpectedly. My toes itch and I start looking for flights to some faraway locations. But then the reality hits, such as work and other commitments, and I go for a much quicker and cheaper alternative. 668 palabras más


A Trip to the Middle East Pt.1

I’ve been given the impression that when most people in America think of a vacation, they go to some tropical destination with sun and beaches like Hawaii or at most exotic like Mexico. 459 palabras más

Cairo Station - 1958

Cairo Station (باب الحديد )

Ficha técnica:

Direção: Youssef Chahine

Roteiro: Abdel HayAbib, Mohamed Abou Youssef

País: Egito

Com: Farid Shawqi (Abu Siri), Hind Rostom (Hanuma), Youssef Chahine (Qinawi) e Hassan al Baroudi (Hassam el Baroudi) 442 palabras más