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Ink Splatter

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بقعة حبر

لا أدري: أشاعرةٌ أنا أم أنني

نقطة حبرٍ سالت من يراع الزمان

على إحدى صفحات الحياة

سقتها دموع الحزانى فأزهرت حروفاً لها نغم؟ 236 more words

Poetry

Couple land in jail for kissing

A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were on Wednesday convicted for alleged “public indecency” after an altercation with police who arrested the couple while they were hugging in a car in Tunis. 355 more words

Vibz

From Petra back to Makka – From “Pibla” back to Qibla

Crackpot theories promoted by hate preacher Jay Smith and his Speakers Corner disciples are here exposed for the utter falsehood they are by a real scholar of the period.  11,878 more words

Islam

ACROSPEAK

I have long treasured an original issue of The Mother Tongue by Lancelot Hogben. Lancelot, a Brit? Curiously, the author’s name is metaphoric for miscegenation, as is Bernardo O’Higgens, the revolutionary founder of Chile. 671 more words

Philosophical Essays

Arabic Class Updates

I guess I cannot sustain a 4 hour sleep per night too long. I was exhausted after my Arabic class, so I decided to Uber home. 37 more words

Briefly Noted On Life