Safe indoors – noisy outside.
People say writers usually are. What for doesn’t need to be defined. Just longing. My blog 7obsessions, where I published all the poetry I’d written since high… Read more “I’m always in a state of longing…”
It’s appropriate that I will mark my 30th birthday in Cairo. The last time I was in Egypt I was a Twitter-obsessed self-proclaimed revolutionary with intellectual crushes… Read more “Libya-what happened?”
Article I wrote for CNN, published Monday September 28, 2009 On Wednesday, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi spoke before the U.N. General Assembly for the first time in his… Read more “Commentary: Libya is more than Gadhafi”
Today’s date is noteworthy. It is the 13th Friday since the uprising began in Libya on February 17. Being Friday the 13th, it’s particularly significant if you believe in superstitions — and Libyans tend to.
Just ask lawyer turned comedian Dean Obeidallah, who likes to ask whether a funny Arab is an oxymoron or the wave of the future.
Krista and Azra interview Yusra Tekbali her about her experiences.