Woman from Yemen
"You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?" Jalaluddin Rumi
Monday, February 8, 2016
Moving to a new blog
Dear readers, Thank you for your time, your feedback and your honesty. They have been invaluable. After many years, I'm afraid I mus...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
I Just Can't Understand You
Photo by Raymond Lidal, May 2013 in al-Haima al-Dakhliya First published in Muftah Every night in my dreams I see you, I feel you, Th...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
War Rant - Part 2: War Awakens Burried Prejudices
After a year and a half of being inactive or semi-active on social media, mainly due to a phase of reflection and depression, I began to twe...
War Rant - Part 1: The War Narrative and the Death of Philosophy
Let me start off by saying this is NOT a research paper. It’s simply the first part of a longer rant. I want to get all the negative energy...
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Living is Resisting
" To rich people it must seem that the ordinary little people -- perhaps because their lives are more rarefied, deprived of the oxyge...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
في ذكرى شهداء وجرحى الثورة في فبراير ٢٠١١، نصب المحتجون خياما خارج بوابات جامعة صنعاء مطالبين “بإسقاط النّطام”. يوما بعد يوم تضاع...
Remembering Change Square
Do you remember Change Square? We certainly do. Four years ago this month, protesters set up tents outside the gates of Sana’a U...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
It's not a Sunni- Shi’a Conflict, dummy!
Last week, my young cousin in the second grade ran inside after an explosion shook the windows. “I don’t mind when the house shakes, I ju...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
صنعاء سمفونيّة خالدة - Sana'a an Immortal Symphony
صنعاء سمفونيّة خالدة، يستلهم الناس نشيدها الخالد على مختلف أذواقهم: علماء، شعراء، فنانون. دائما تعطي، ودائما تمنح في أي ظرف كان نعيما أ...
Saturday, December 13, 2014
We Miss You Ammo Mohammed
Photo by Mona Raidan al-Mutawakel “Come with me,” said my father after he got ready and changed into his grey pants and oversized black...
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