Ramadan TV 2018: Based on Short Story, Poetry

"In the story, one of Mahfouz's early works, a woman marries a man who's sex-obsessed."

6 Reads, 6 Different Views on Ramadan

Six different Ramadans from genres, countries, and periods:  1) "Ramadan," a poem by Khaled Mattawa on  Web Del Sol. Of Ramadan's spent in Libya when The spirits/ of Johnny Walker and gin/ hide in the trunks of white Peugeots./ In the nightclubs of my city, waiters/ serve only non-alcoholic beer/ and belly dancers cover themselves." Also: This month the moon becomes a … Continue reading 6 Reads, 6 Different Views on Ramadan

Poems, Stories, and Memories for Ramadan

STORIES "Childhood Memories of Ramadan," Hamdy al-Gazzar. The shift in Ramadan lanterns from the hand-crafted beauties of the past to the imported, battery-operated types (that play high-pitched music and have flashing electric lights) is a popular topic for Ramadan stories.  Trans. Nour Abdelghani. Photo above by Zeinab Mohamed. I don't know why the caption feature won't … Continue reading Poems, Stories, and Memories for Ramadan