Masoud Juya: A Life in Service to Humanity


Masoud Juya is pursuing a PhD at the University of North Texas through a Fulbright Scholarship. Here, he recounts his journey, and how it has shaped his commitment to public service. An entrepreneur, an educator and a Fulbright Scholar, I was born in a village near the City of Herat, considered...

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Arts & Culture

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean


This conference aims to explore the diversity of Muslim cultures prevalent in the Indian Ocean region where, historically, Muslims have interacted for centuries with each other and with other peoples and cultures. Islam not only provided the scaffolding that facilitated cultural exchanges but was also the pivot for transforming local...

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Kenyan Biriani For Eid


INGREDIENTS   1 kg..... Mutton/Chicken 1/2 kg..... Potatoes 1 kg..... Basmati Rice 100..... ml Yoghur 15..... grms salt 2..... Large Onion 2..... Medium fresh Tomatoes (blended) 20 grms..... Garlic (crushed) 15 grms..... Ginger (crushed) 10 grms..... Garam masala 12 grms..... Curry Powder 10 grms..... Cinnamon (ground) 10 grms..... Cardamoms (ground)...

Women & Wellness

Tunisia’s capital elects its first female mayor


Souad Abderrahim, a 53-year-old pharmaceutical company manager has made history by becoming the first woman mayor of Tunis, the capital of Tunisia.Shedefeated Kamel Idir, a candidate of the Nidaa Tounes party founded by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, after she gaining  26 votes while her closest opponent received 22 votes in a Tuesday’s election between municipal councilors....

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