Conference on the book of Dr Gilbert Achcar “The Arabs and the Holocaust”

On the Tuesday 19th October 2010 I attended the conference entitled “Arabs and Israelis Facing the Holocaust and the Nakba” in SOAS University with Dr Gilbert Achcar presenting his book “The Arabs and the Holocaust” and the presence of a panel composed of Nur Masalha (Centre for Religion and History and the Holy Land Research Project, … Continue reading

Doing it Our Way

It all started out quite innocently, really. Another conversation with a close north african friend of mine about the obsession of the Arab societies for marriages, about the pressure young women have to endure to get married and about how families meddle into relationships and private affairs (one of the greatest laughs of my life … Continue reading