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The Historian’s Bias in Yemeni Historical Annals Part 2

The Historian’s Bias in Yemeni Historical Annals Part 2

In this second part to the article, I will present the different types of bias exhibited by the…
Yahya Al-Shuwaiter: Art from Calligraphy to the Abstract

Yahya Al-Shuwaiter: Art from Calligraphy to the Abstract

Visual artist Yahya al-Shuwaiter has created a transcendent artistic experience, manifest through his following a path that seems…
Sad al-Ghareeb: Notes on Script and Performance in Yemeni Drama

Sad al-Ghareeb: Notes on Script and Performance in Yemeni Drama

From the first sight, it appears that motion pictures (namely fiction films and television series) and symphonies are worlds…
2019 in Photos: Insisting on Life and Embracing Eternity

2019 in Photos: Insisting on Life and Embracing Eternity

As 2019 has ended, al-Madaniya presents a look back at the year through a diverse selection of photographs.…
Hadhramout: Art Returns

Hadhramout: Art Returns

We grew up listening to our parents’ stories, told with pride, about a beautiful past. According to them,…
Ya Matar Wa Amtor Osama Khaled ft. Ammar Zayed

Ya Matar Wa Amtor Osama Khaled ft. Ammar Zayed

Ya Matar Wa Amtor (Pour O’ Rain) is a traditional Yemeni mahjal,[1] sung when rain falls in the…
Abdulrahman al-Amri: The Bulbul of the Sana’ani Chanting Art

Abdulrahman al-Amri: The Bulbul of the Sana’ani Chanting Art

When we talk about inshad (religious chanting) in Yemen from the early 1980s to today, Abdulrahman al-Amri is…
Photography Against the Apathetic Eye

Photography Against the Apathetic Eye

The attempts are endless. A photographer’s attempts are the ambition to preserve the life and vitality of a…
The Master of al-Dan Style: Hadad bin Hasan al-Kaff

The Master of al-Dan Style: Hadad bin Hasan al-Kaff

Hadad bin Hasan al-Kaff (d. 1969) was known in Hadramawt as a poet, composer and instrumentalist – and…
Yemeni Singer Muhammad Murshid Naji

Yemeni Singer Muhammad Murshid Naji

When Muhammad Murshid Naji (1929 – 2013) died, news of his passing was painful for the Yemeni people,…
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