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Al-Ashrafiya Mosque: A Historical Madrasa-Mosque in Taiz by Nezar Moqbel
Creative Visuals

Al-Ashrafiya Mosque: A Historical Madrasa-Mosque in Taiz by Nezar Moqbel

In January 2021, the artist Nezar Moqbel was in Taiz on a business trip and had the opportunity…
Between Thaalbi and Rihani: Yemen’s Story in Two Voyages
Op-ed

Between Thaalbi and Rihani: Yemen’s Story in Two Voyages

In this article, we contrast Ar Rihla Al Yamania by Abdelaziz Thaalbi, the famous Tunisian Islamic writer and…
There is No Waste in the Village
Culture

There is No Waste in the Village

Have you ever drunk water out of a pesticide bottle? Have you ever drunk milk out of a…
Mohammad Al-Mujahid: The Devoted Son of an Ancient City
Literature

Mohammad Al-Mujahid: The Devoted Son of an Ancient City

If the author of the book Madinat Taiz al-Ghosn al-Nadhir fi Doha al-Tarikh al-Arabi (The City of Taiz:…
Mashaqer in Taiz: Fragrant Ornaments and the Rituals of Life and Death
Culture

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…
Souk al-Shenini in the Old City of Taiz
Creative Visuals

Souk al-Shenini in the Old City of Taiz

If you happen to be strolling through Taiz looking for artifacts and traditional products, local spices or dried…
al-Qahirah Castle in Taiz: Between Reality and the Symbolic
History

al-Qahirah Castle in Taiz: Between Reality and the Symbolic

al-Qahirah Castle sits on Mount Sabr overlooking the city of Taiz, and stands as an additional element to…
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