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Last word Leaving the UAE and returning to Cairo, Youssef Rakha puts Abu Dhabi on the shelf with his favourite books of the world.
February 20, 2009
Feature The new Museum of Islamic Art in Doha is a building that captures the devotional spirit of the artefacts within.
November 20, 2008
In Cairo, people live in fear not only of parking tickets but of traffic police physically removing their cars to safer havens - in the ever elusive custody of the police
September 30, 2008
For somebody from Cairo, arguably the Muslim world's most active city during Ramadan, the relative quiet of Abu Dhabi feels sad
September 9, 2008
Feature In part two of his series, Youssef Rakha meets poets from the final four emirates: Dubai, Fujairah, Abu Dhabi and Umm al Qaiwain.
August 26, 2008
Features The UAE's poetry is as diverse as its regions. In a two-part series, Youssef Rakha travels to each emirate.
August 24, 2008
There is something redemptive about notebooks. I don't mean jot pads or journals. I mean those amply illustrated records of existence that one keeps
August 18, 2008
The rising awareness of the importance of making the city's treasures more visible remains a positive sign
August 9, 2008
Arab life What is dangerous about Skype is that it gives you the impression that you are in touch.
August 4, 2008
The Egyptian film director Youssef Chahine, known as the grand master of Arab cinema, dies at the age of 82.
July 27, 2008
Sonallah Ibrahim, Arabic fiction's best known dissident, reinvents the historical novel. Youssef Rakha applauds a stunning work.
July 10, 2008
Youssef Rakha finds his origins in a Quranic story, the suspensefulness of faith and a mother's obstinate belief.
July 3, 2008
The wisdom and absurdity of a certain Arabic phrase, Insha'allah.
June 27, 2008
A sly political gesture enlivens an awards ceremony dedicated to the celebration of English.
June 19, 2008
Hizbollah revamps its media machine.
June 5, 2008
Police officers suspended after 75-year-old US protester injured
Abu Dhabi Police issues warning on misuse of hand sanitisers
Banksy shares new artwork inspired by George Floyd death
JK Rowling impressed by unusual Harry Potter theme tune
'Should a part-time job with half the hours come with half the annual leave?'