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Mashaqer in Taiz: Fragrant Ornaments and the Rituals of Life and Death

Mashaqer in Taiz: Fragrant Ornaments and the Rituals of Life and Death

  Ezzadeen Mohammed stands every morning by the Grand Gate in Taiz city, south west Yemen. He carefully lines up…
What do Yemenis believe in? A Brief History of Popular Beliefs

What do Yemenis believe in? A Brief History of Popular Beliefs

Wherever human community can be found, there is a collective perception of the world that manifests in symbols and signs.…
The Yemeni Sage Al-Humaid bin Mansour:

The Yemeni Sage Al-Humaid bin Mansour:

“Passion is like the thorn of a Sidarbaum tree, whose tips are stuck in my side.” Al-Humaid bin Mansour Al-Humaid…
Will Our Satirical Memes Become a Source for History Writing and Social Sciences?

Will Our Satirical Memes Become a Source for History Writing and Social Sciences?

Despite developments in the conceptualization and practices of freedom in media, we live in an era of misinformation and biased…
Two Short Stories by Khaled al-Ahdal

Two Short Stories by Khaled al-Ahdal

Funeral It was halfway into the night when a noise cracked through the calm of the old cemetery. Al-Fayrouzabadi [1]…
The Modern Bahoot: Critical Reflections on the Myth of Al-Hamdi

The Modern Bahoot: Critical Reflections on the Myth of Al-Hamdi

Ibrahim al-Hamdi [1] is a name regarded with exceptional veneration in the popular memory. His name rose through a complicated…
Oh Shepherdess, Oh Black-Eyed One!

Oh Shepherdess, Oh Black-Eyed One!

A short biography[1] The well-known poet Muhammad Abdulbari al-Futaih (d. 2013) is one of the Yemeni poets who established the…
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 had a…
A Reading of Magical Thought in Islam

A Reading of Magical Thought in Islam

About the author of the book: Mohammed Atbuosh is a young Yemeni scholar interested in philosophy and Islamic thought. Over…
The Longing for Equal Citizenship:

The Longing for Equal Citizenship:

Equal O servants of Allah we are equal No one is born free while the other born a slave Ghazal…
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