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The abaya "cloak" (colloquially and more commonly, عباية, especially in Literary Arabic: عباءة; plural عبايات, عباءات), sometimes also called a cat furaba, is a simple, loose over-garment, essentially a robe-like dress, worn by some women in parts of the Muslim world including in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Ali ibn Abi Talib (t,; 13th Rajab, 22 or 16 BH – 21st Ramaḍān, 40 AH; September 20, 601 or July 17, 607 or 600 – January 27, 661) was the cousin and son-in-law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, ruling over the Islamic Caliphate from 656 to 661.
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An alter ego (Latin, "the other I") is a second self, which is believed to be distinct from a person's normal or original personality.
The American University in Cairo (AUC) is an independent, nonprofit, English language, liberal arts university located in Cairo, Egypt.
The American University in Cairo Press (AUCP, AUC Press) is the leading English-language publisher in the Middle East.
Amir ElSaffar (born 1977 near Chicago, Illinois, United States) was born to an Iraqi father and American mother and is a trumpeter, santur player, and vocalist based in New York City and working within jazz, classical, and Arabic musical styles.
The Amiriyah shelter bombing was an aerial attack that killed at least 408 civilians on 13 February 1991 during the Persian Gulf War, when an air-raid shelter ("Public Shelter No. 25"), in the Amiriyah neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, was destroyed by the U.S. Air Force with two laser-guided "smart bombs".
The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي) was a political party founded in Syria by Michel Aflaq, Salah al-Din al-Bitar and associates of Zaki al-Arsuzi.
Baghdad (بغداد, Iraqi pronunciation) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province.
The Bedouin (also Bedouins; from the Arabic badw بَدْو or badawiyyīn/badawiyyūn/"Al Buainain بَدَوِيُّون, plurals of badawī بَدَوِي) are an Arab seminomadic group, descended from nomads who have historically inhabited the Arabian and Syrian Deserts.
The Bush Theatre is based in Shepherd's Bush, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner.
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The College of Saint Scholastica (CSS) is a private college with its main campus in Duluth, Minnesota, United States.
The culture of the United States is primarily Western, but is influenced by African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American cultures.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Time Inc., that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Gale is an educational publishing company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, the United States, in the western suburbs of Detroit.
Geraldine Brooks (born 14 September 1955) is an Australian American journalist and author whose 2005 novel, March, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.
Hadith (or; حديث, plural: أحاديث) are the collections of the reports purporting to quote what the Islamic prophet Muhammad said verbatim on any matter.
HBO (Home Box Office) is an American premium cable and satellite television network that is owned by Home Box Office Inc., an operating subsidiary of Time Warner.
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Heather Raffo (born in Michigan, United States) is a Lucille Lortel Award-winning Iraqi American playwright and actress, best known for her leading role in the one-woman play 9 Parts of Desire.
HighBeam Research is a paid search engine and full text online archive owned by Cengage Learning (through its Gale subsidiary) for thousands of newspapers, magazines, academic journals, newswires, trade magazines, and encyclopedias in English.
Iraqi Americans are Americans who identify themselves to be of Iraqi ancestry.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (on the building itself called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is a performing arts center located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. The Center, which opened September 8, 1971, produces and presents theater, dance, ballet, orchestral, chamber, jazz, popular, and folk music, in addition to multi-media performances for all ages.
JSTOR (pronounced; short for Journal Storage) is a digital library founded in 1995.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Layla Al-Attar (ليلى العطار, born in Baghdad, Iraq) was an Iraqi artist and painter that graduated from the Academy of fine Arts in Baghdad in 1965.
Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.
Manhattan Ensemble Theatre ("MET") was an award-winning,.
Iraqi Maqam (الـمـقـام الـعـراقـي) is at least four-hundred-year-old genre found in Iraq.
A Master of Fine Arts (MFA or M.F.A.) is a graduate degree typically requiring 2–3 years of postgraduate study beyond the bachelor's degree (BFA), although the term of study will vary by country or by university.
Mother Courage (German Mutter Courage) is a character from a Grimmelshausen novel Lebensbeschreibung der Ertzbetrügerin und Landstörtzerin Courasche (The Runagate Courage) dating from around 1670.
The New York Amsterdam News is an American weekly newspaper geared to the African-American community of New York City, New York.
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women (1994) is a non-fiction book by Australian journalist Geraldine Brooks, based on her experiences among Muslim women of the Middle East.
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as NSYNC) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
Off West End refers to professional theatres in London which are not included in among the commercial theatres in Central London.
An Off-Broadway theatre is a professional venue in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499.
The Old Globe Theatre is a professional theatre company located in Balboa Park in San Diego, California.
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
ProQuest LLC is an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based global information-content and technology company, retrieved May 21, 2014 founded in 1938 as University Microfilms.
Questia is an online commercial digital library of books and articles that has an academic orientation, with a particular emphasis on books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences.
The Rosary (rosarium, in the sense of "crown of roses" or "garland of roses"), usually in the form of the Dominican rosary, is a form of prayer used especially in the Catholic Church named for the string of prayer beads used to count the component prayers.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was the fifth President of Iraq, serving in this capacity from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
San Diego is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.
Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.
The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.
The Middle East in London is a magazine which covers news, business and culture in the Arab world.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Times-Picayune is an American newspaper published in New Orleans, Louisiana, since January 25, 1837.
The Village Voice is a free weekly 17" by 11" format newspaper and news and features website in New York City that features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs and culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City.
The Wall Street Journal is a business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Theatre Journal is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the theatre arts, with articles from the October and December issues centering on a predetermined theme.
TheFreeDictionary.com is an American online dictionary and encyclopedia that gathers information from a variety of sources.
The Traverse Theatre is a theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland.
University of Science, Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia; acronym: USM) is a public university in Malaysia.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The 2003 Invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United States (prior to 19 March, the mission in Iraq was called Operation Enduring Freedom, a carryover from the War in Afghanistan).