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Al-Mustafa Najjar, Author at ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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An Author’s Search for the Kuwait of Old

An Author’s Search for the Kuwait of Old

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—For Mai Al-Nakib, a Kuwaiti writer who spent large chunks of her life away from her home country, writing fiction is “a way to open a space to kind of remind myself of the different kind of place Kuwait used to be.” [inset_left]The Hidden Light...
Out of Place in Morocco

Out of Place in Morocco

[inset_left]The Arch and The ButterflyBy Mohammed AchaariTranslated by Aida Bamia324 pages Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, Doha: May 2014[/inset_left]It is a rather disappointing beginning: the narrator, a middle-aged, Left-leaning Moroccan journalist,...