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First, give birth to a human being. Second, attempt to raise him or her. That's all you really have to do in order to have created your own mini-monster.

Once you buy her a pink dress or take him to his first soccer match, he or she...

Whims of Freedom

In the final act of Laila Suleiman's Hawa al-Horreya (Whims of Freedom), a young woman in a suit stands behind a podium and soberly recites the full text of the 1914 Law of Illegal Assembly, introduced by the British...

cairo dish painting initiative

The first thing that Jason Stoneking noticed when looking out onto the Cairo skyline was the numerous satellite dishes stacked in rows atop of crowded rooftops. The writer and artist had never seen anything like it in the United States, where...

Arab Contractors

Viewed from the sea, Sharm el-Sheikh’s Um al-Sid cliffs look idyllic. From the cobalt blue of the Red Sea, the water brightens to turquoise over reef formations that have made the stretch one of the world’s most famous diving locations. Green...

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