M.LYNX QUALEY: There have been native Arabic speakers who’ve made a mess of translation. Just as surely, there have been English speakers who have not understood the Arabic.
For one of the first times in her life, Palin will leave our continent in pursuit of spreading her insane and violent rhetoric to another part of the world. What impression will the most vane and vile political figure of our time leave on the people o…
OMAR CHATRIWALA: Scores of people rallied outside Libya’s embassy in Qatar on Sunday, calling for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to go. “I want [Gaddafi] dead,” said one.
In the Cairo house once belonging to famous Egyptian artist Chafik Charobim … filled with beautiful things… … and beautiful guests… … there was a dinner party. Everything was so… … delicious. The artist’s vivacious daughter, Marion… … had not only her father’s book… but also many of his original works. Oh lucky girl…..
M. LYNX-QUALEY: Self taught novelist Idris Ali experienced many highs and lows but always wrote with conviction. He died this week aged 70.
MOHAMMED ALI: We hear government officials, academics and politicians talking about the problems of multiculturalism and community cohesion, but I feel they have left one resource untapped when it comes to finding solutions: art.
The current financial climate needs to instigate deeper thinking within the Muslim community about the purpose of work. Do we need constant ‘growth’? Is it all about more money and more wealth?
I wanted to bring Sabina, writer and short film maker, onto the radio show I co-host but there’s a slight glitch – being deaf is a slight impediment…