For the Arabic version of this story click here Washington- U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, including Libya, from entering… Read more “Libyans affected by “Muslim Ban””
the proximity of the two countries makes me as a Libyan envy the relative freedom and stability Egyptians experience on a daily basis, and as an American feel comfortable indulging in it.
Tripoli’s distraught population might have welcomed anyone bringing a semblance of order, including the ghost of Qaddafi. But three months into its rule, Libya Dawn’s honeymoon is… Read more “Libya Against Itself”
Following a piece I read on third culture kids or as they’re called in Libya double shafras, I began thinking of the numerous conversations I’ve had with friends… Read more “Living in between countries”
“I am large, I contain magnitudes.” –Walt Whitman
I saw the movie The Judge the other day. Billy Bob Thornton says something about how white trash is also protected by the law. I thought of… Read more “This post isn’t about love”
” Research by Dignity – the Danish Institute against Torture – shared with the Guardian, paints a devastating picture of the human consequences of the regionalism, tribalism and… Read more “Human rights abuses ‘leave a third of Libyans with mental health problems’”
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?”