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Ali Kassay
By Ali Kassay - Jun 09,2019
Like most Jordanians of my generation, I first met east Asian people at university in Britain.
By Ali Kassay - Jun 03,2019
Last week, I experienced the proudest moment in a parent’s life: celebrating the achievement of one’s child.
By Ali Kassay - May 19,2019
In 1999, Argentine-Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim and the late Palestinian-American academic Edward Said founded jointly the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.
By Ali Kassay - May 12,2019
A young couple who were married a year ago had their first baby last week. The mother and baby were in perfect health and the father was over the moon with joy.
By Ali Kassay - May 05,2019
A few years ago, a group of visiting US senators who were given a talk by a Jordanian Cabinet minister, were surprised to discover that he was Christian.
By Ali Kassay - Apr 21,2019
At last, it has arrived. The final season of the TV show “Game of Thrones” (GOT) is screened for the delectation of about 1 billion viewers worldwide.
By Ali Kassay - Apr 15,2019
I remember clearly April 6, 1985, when my Sudanese colleagues rushed into my office to share with me the news that a military coup had overthrown Sudan’s incumbent leader Gaafar Nimeiri. I was not sure what would be the polite reaction: In principle, I believe little go
By Ali Kassay - Apr 07,2019
The past three weeks in Algeria were very interesting, not least because the events that unfolded did not produce anything that was not already familiar.It all started when the military, who control and largely constitute the government, nicknamed “generals in designer suits”, an
By Ali Kassay - Mar 31,2019
One of the marvels of the Internet age is that rarely a week goes by without someone inviting you to sign a petition supporting one cause or another.
By Ali Kassay - Mar 24,2019
Some time ago, I chanced to be in a taxi that was jostling its way through a traffic jam, when suddenly a motorist drew alongside us, lowered his window and said to the driver menacingly: “Don’t you know who I am? I can have you thrown in jail.



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