Yemen

Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part II

Yemen’s lost Pre-Islam School of Medicine – Part II

Signs of Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine in Yemen Islamic history gives us a glimpse into early practices of Arabic…
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. What unites…
Why Are Yemenis Killing Their Names?

Why Are Yemenis Killing Their Names?

A short while ago, I ordered an item to be delivered to my residence, but I did not have a…
Intolerable Choices: Women Caught Between Violent Marriages and Divorces

Intolerable Choices: Women Caught Between Violent Marriages and Divorces

Divorce remains one of the pressures that patriarchal societies use against women. When women refuse to continue with marriages that…
On Facebook: Disclosure, or Life Laid Bare in Shades of Blue

On Facebook: Disclosure, or Life Laid Bare in Shades of Blue

  Language and expression are essential subjects of interest in the human sciences. The humanities are keen to study the…
Hadhramout: Art Returns

Hadhramout: Art Returns

We grew up listening to our parents’ stories, told with pride, about a beautiful past. According to them, Hadhramout has…
The Leader’s Country: Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction

The Leader’s Country: Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction

The Leader’s Country:* Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction (1) One of the earliest Arabic translations of…
Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society

Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society

Yemen’s ancient civilizations were widely recognized and were always significant. Historians recall the distinctive culture, kingdoms, and myths. Its early…
Mohammad Al-Mujahid: The Devoted Son of an Ancient City

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: A Mild…
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