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Sharjah hopes to turn the page in the Arab publishing world
The prestigious Frankfurt Book Fair had a disappointing Arab representation, with only three publishers from the region invited to put up their stalls. Shadiah Abdullah Al Jabry says this is a sad reflection on the Middle East’s ailing publishing industry.
October 29, 2015
In concert with Zanzibar’s only female taarab group
The name taarab is borrowed from the Arabic word tarab, which means to reach a state of ecstasy through music. Originally a classical Arab music genre, it was particularly popular in Egypt before the outbreak of the First World War.
October 1, 2015
One man’s search for those lost at sea: The MV Dara tragedy
April 8 carries sad memories for Sharafuddin Sharaf. For it is on this day in 1961 that he lost his mother and three siblings on the ill-fated last voyage of the MV Dara, which sank off the coast of Dubai after an on-board explosion.
April 7, 2015
Federal challenge: Yemen’s turbulence may have opened a door for the return of the sultans
A recent plan to make Yemen into a federation has done little to quell the country’s chronic unrest – and may have given the descendants of former sultans a chance to reinsert themselves into Yemeni politics.
June 26, 2014
Socotra: paradise quickly becoming lost
Illegal development, civil instability and unchecked livestock are threatening the unique landscape of Socotra, the biggest island of a Yemeni archipelago that was designated for protection by Unesco for its abundance of rare flora and fauna, Shadiah Abdullah Al Jabry writes
May 1, 2014
Green 'Freedom Machine' empowers apartments in Jordan
Rooftop greenhouses are nothing new, but Bashar Humeid has transformed several into 'freedom machines' that supply food, water, heat and electrity to residents in Amman, Jordan, and he hopes that is just the beginning, writes Shadiah Abdullah Al Jabry
June 15, 2013