Five days left in El Gouna -- Egypt's version of the Costa Smeralda, minus the white sand -- then I leave. Plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous weather, swim in the lagoon you see in the pic above, and watch Real Madrid play their two matches this week. There isn't going to be another Sunday … Continue reading Tacitus in Gouna
Tawila is an Arabic adjective that means tall. In this form, the gender definition is feminine, as signified by the vowel ending. So let me tell you a few tall yarns, just for the hell of it. Today began badly: no internet service, again. I figured it was time to pay the bill, so … Continue reading Tawila
With the retweets of the Britain First videos, Donald Trump has now earned the right to be called the Terrorist in Chief, striking fear in the heart of all Arab-Americans that they will now be the target of even more violence and intimidation and harassment by the state and right-wing nut jobs across the United … Continue reading Achtung, habibi!