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Knowing Hunger

Today, October 16, was named, by someone, somewhere, “World Hunger Day.” My Twitter feed was filled with calls to sign petitions and send messages to lawmakers. As I read various blog posts discussing the subject from different angles- though not a single one was actually written by anyone who had[…]

Real Hunger is No Game

I received an email from my son, Mujaahid, today. He and his family are still living in the small mountain village that we called home for three years. This village was recently subjected to a months long blockade, which I wrote about in my “From the Front”series here at Yemen[…]

From the Front Part 10

Mash’Allaah, we heard this morning that several of the students in Damaaj were killed when the Houthis attacked them yesterday. One French brother, two American brothers, one Russian brother, one Malaysian brother, several Yemenis and at least one Indonesian. Twenty-five students were killed (may Allaah have mercy upon them all),[…]