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Apr 27, 2022


About the book

At the age of 18, Mansoor Adayfi left his home in Yemen for a cultural mission to Afghanistan. He never returned. Kidnapped by warlords and then sold to the US after 9/11, he was disappeared to Guantánamo Bay, where he spent the next 14 years as Detainee #441.

Don’t Forget Us Here tells two...

Apr 17, 2022

Yasmine Elgharably is a self-taught home cook with a business background and a passion for Middle Eastern cuisine. She is the co-founder of, a recipe-sharing platform for Middle Eastern food.

Shewekar Elgharably is an interior decorator. In 2016 she became a certified health coach and recipe developer...

Apr 5, 2022

The fascination with the houri, the pure female of Islamic paradise, began long before September 11, 2001.

The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals demonstrates how the ambiguous reward of the houri, mentioned in the Qur’an and developed in Islamic theological writings, has gained a distinctive...

Apr 4, 2022



Hello and Salam to you beautiful peaceful bridge makers.

Journalists report on women in Muslim and Middle Eastern countries when their rights are violated. But they report on women in Western societies when their rights are respected, according to Islamophobia and Media Portrayal of Muslim Women, a text...