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The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
[Circulating in the Egyptian Public Space] New word added to Oxford Dictionary: Mubarak (v.): To stick something, or to glue something. Example: “I will punch you and mubarak you to the wall”; or “You can mubarak the pieces to hold them together”. لوحات طريفة يحملها المعتصمون في ميدان التحرير إمشي بقى إيدي وجعتني! إمشي بقى مراتي وحشتني! إمشي بقى عايز أروح أحلق! إمشي بقى عايز أدخل الحمام! أحد المعتصمين وقف وقد خلع ...Keep Reading »
Hala Kamal is an Assistant Professor of English literature at Cairo University.
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