Life

Samer Saab & Unbranded Designs

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  I met Samer by chance while I was having coffee with a friend at 1871, a Chicago based entrepreneurial hub for digital start ups. My friend had just bought a house and we were talking about furnishing ideas. Samer came up in conversation so we managed to do an intro...

Photo Galleries

Stunning Photos Show Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Around The World

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From India to Thailand to Jerusalem, Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan with food, family and festivities. Muslims all over the world gathered this week to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. The holiday...

Arts & Culture

Afghan poet wins prestigious British prize

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Afghan poet Parwana Fayyaz has won a prestigious British prize for poetry called Forward. Parwana won the £10,000 prize for the best single poem for Forty Names, which depicts the experience of 40 women who jump off of a cliff in order to preserve their “honour”. Born in Kabul and...

First Draft

Bold Women. Scandalized Viewers. It’s ‘Sex and the City,’ Senegal Style.

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  DAKAR, Senegal — In the most controversial scene of “Mistress of a Married Man,” a hugely popular new television series in Senegal, the show’s protagonist, Marème, dons a daring magenta pantsuit and heads out for a date with a married man — but not before pointing below her belt....

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