Saturday, December 30, 2006

Eid Mubarak

Sorry for this belated greeting, I was supposed to post this yesterday but as they say, it is never too late. The day of Eid is not over yet. Some people had their Eid today & some will celebrate tomorrow in some countries. But I guess that is not important as long as we have an Eid :-)

I wish you all a very happy and peaceful Eid. May Allah accept our good deeds, forgive our transgressions and ease the suffering of all people around the globe. May the blessings of Allah fill your life with happiness and open all the doors of success now and always. Eid Mubarak :-)

By the way, here is your greeting card :-)

Thursday, December 14, 2006

New Photo Blog: Global Themes

Global Themes is finally launching its Photo Blog!

Contributors from all over the world, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Stockholm, Boston, Abu Dhabi and more, will post pictures on a weekly theme. This week's theme is Water.

This is a chance to see the world and different issues from diverse perspectives while global music plays in the background like "The Gypsy Girl" by Nikos Kypourgos.

Join us over at Global Themes!

Monday, December 11, 2006

Ma3rad al kitaab 2007/ Book Fair 2007

Cairo will host its 39th International Annual Book Fair between January 23rd and February 4th. This years guest of honor at the fair will be Italy.

Look out for Swedish author/photographer Donald Boström who has translated his book Inshallah into Arabic and will be present at the book fair. The book elaborately covers the conflict in Palestine-Israel in photos and shorter articles from 1985 to the late 90's. It is probably one of few books that through the use of photography, gives the reader a clearer view of what really is going on.

I will be attending the fair and hopefully will be able to post pictures from it and I urge those of you who read Arabic to get your hands on this book and spread it amongst you.

Book fair/Ma3rad al kitaab website: (english) (bil 3arabi)
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