"Yet all they could see was the hollow emptiness of the tunnel, which looked as if it had never seen traffic in its life."
Well-known Egyptian satirist Mahmoud al-Saadani died in Kuwait this week after an eight-year illness. He was 82. The Al Jazeera obituary called al-Saadani "one of the pioneers of satirical writing in the Arab world." Al Jazeera also noted that, early in al-Saadani's career, critics had predicted he would be strong competition for the great short-story … Continue reading Egyptian Satirist Mahmoud Al-Saadani Dies