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Palestinian Poet Mahmoud Darwish’s “Prison Cell”: Audio PostCard

Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) may well be Palestine’s greatest poet, and perhaps that of the Arab world. His works, though specific¬† to the Palestinian question, are much broader. They speak of dispossession, yearning, the need for a home. The broken wings … Continue reading

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Snapshot: Egypt, Tourism and Islam Today

Snapshot: Egypt, Tourism and Islam Today In spite of the apparent calm in Egypt after the historic “overthrow” of the Mubarak regime, travel, a major source of income for the country, has not recovered. While some cruise lines have reinstated … Continue reading

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When Will We See The Pyramids Again?

When Will We See The Pyramids Again? The questions as to when travel to Egypt will resume, and Egyptian itineraries re-established are big ones among the decision makers in the US travel and tourism industry, and are being discussed daily. … Continue reading

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