Outdoing the Kafkaesque: Egypt’s new US-designed underground Gaza wall (updated)
UPDATE 1: Paul Woodward applies a healthy dose of skepticism to these early reports. I’ve added his observations with his kind permission (see below). UPDATE 2: Sherine Tadros reports from … Continue reading
Egypt's Zaballeen: 'Garbage Dreams'
Garbage Dreams follows three teenage boys born into the trash trade in Mokattam, a suburb of Cairo that is home to an Egyptian Christian minority of 60 000. The zaballeen, … Continue reading
A Tale Of Two Summits
On Friday, an emergency summit took place in Doha to discuss ceasefire prospects for Gaza. In protest against the war on Gaza, Qatar and Mauritania had suspended ties with Israel … Continue reading
Arab divas: three generations
Friends, hope you have a terrific weekend; I’ll be back on the blog deck proper next week, but in the meanwhile, here’s a musical interlude. For some, this may be … Continue reading