Monthly Archives: June 2012

On The Loss Of My Uncle – by Roqayah Chamseddine

I will try and keep this entry as short as possible, though with what I have to say this will be a fairly arduous feat. As many of you already know, my uncle, my mothers eldest brother, has passed away; … Continue reading

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The lonely one – By Saarah Bokhari

Walking through the daunting dark shadows of the trees. It’s pitch black. I’m all alone. Almost 11pm. I couldn’t help but ponder on the possibilities of what could happen to me if I didn’t hurry up walking. Every noise or … Continue reading

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Call me home – By Afreen Sajjad

Allow these fragile thoughts to form a dream A dream only God’s love can interpret Whose voice echoes a celestial hum, forever embedded within time and space A timeless breeze carries the sweet melody of praise For whom the stars … Continue reading

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Kathemiya – by Sarah Hussain

In this blog – apart from the slightly lengthy introduction – I’ve tried my best to focus on the spiritual aspect of my journey through Iraq. Though in the near future, I do wish to write a separate blog on … Continue reading

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On The Demise Of Lady Zainab

In the name of Allah, the Ever-Merciful, the Especially-Merciful In a single day, she witnessed her brothers put to death as they faced the soldiers of darkness… thirsty children crying for water, with no one to quench their thirst… Abal … Continue reading

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Beautiful Iraq – by Nouri Sardar

In the name of God. There’s something about these historical figures that doesn’t leave you. Old, almost ancient names like Ali, Hussain & Abbas, sit within the fortitude of millions, a foundation that not even the distractions of the West … Continue reading

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Crown of Liberty – Narjis Shimirty

Like the sun to the Earth, you illuminated me. Like the clouds to the sun, you concealed me. Like a mother’s womb to her foetus, you protected me. Like an oyster shell to its pearl, you shielded me. Like a … Continue reading

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