Tunjur, Tunjur!

There was once a woman who could not get pregnant and have children. Once upon a day she had an urge; she wanted babies. "O Lord!" she cried out, "Why of all women am I like this? Would that I could get pregnant and have a baby, and may Allah grant me a girl even …

Precious One and Worn-out One

The most powerful form of communication is that of story-telling; we learn stories from school, the news, our family and friend and whether we realize it or not, we are all held captive by them. Story-telling is a way to share our histories, our cultures and our lives with others and I think it's particularly …

Aida Camp

The scene stays with me as sharply vivid as a finely honed blade. For months afterwards I had nightmares about it.. The armored jeep crept down the main thoroughfare threateningly invisible in the dusk, its tires crunching softly on the loose, rocky pavement. Hadn't been for a few flood lights positioned on the corners of …