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Oud are ya?

You know that time when you realise you are going to be travelling and you have a quick check to see what games are on so you do a search only to find out that the Saudi Arabian Super Cup is being played and then you wet yourself. 1,271 more words

Ramadan came, nobody looked.

“And we place shields over their hearts, that they should not understand it, and a deafness in their ears. And if you mention your Lord in the… 346 more words

Crescent Moon

I'll Give You a Break If You Give Me a Kit-Kat*

Ramadan is right around the corner.

Since I live in Indiana now, the land of ISNA and its much-maligned calculations, I know that Ramadan will be starting for us on Monday. 564 more words

Recollections & Reflections

Moon Reign O'er Me

Saturday is fast fading. The minarets still shine like Saturn rockets while out at sea the tankers chart a course along the edge of the known world. 280 more words

Baling-baling Menantang Hilal

Sungguh elok sore kemarin. Jalan sebentar keliling kampus. Bersama lalu lalang mahasiswa yang baru keluar dari lab atau menuju perpus. Disuguhkan karya Tuhan yang aduhai. Yang hanya datang dua kali sebulan. 152 more words


Catching a Rickshaw in the World's Largest Waiting Room

I hope Ahmed does not understand the meaning of “FUCK”.

We are threading through the city on three wheels, crammed into a vehicle which – like all Khartoum back-seats I have been in – has too low a ceiling to fit my height and so I am hunched over trying not to be flung out the doorless side. 838 more words

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