Monthly Archives: September 2012

the Arab Fall

As many of you know, there have been protests and anti-US riots all over the Middle East and the world in reaction to the controversial film which is considered blasphemous to Islam. I received a very concerned email from my … Continue reading

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Eid fair in Al-Ballad

During Eid there is an Arabic fair in al-Ballad, the old area of Jeddah.  The fair was busy, noisy, dirty, and a lot of fun.  The Arabic fair is the same today as it was decades ago before the city … Continue reading

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