The Art of Losing is a visceral book. It does not shy away from writing history in shades of gray, nor does it glamorize those who fought for Algerian independence. The book begins as the FLN (National Liberation Front) is rising in order to drive the French out of Algeria.
A close-up showing one of the mummy filled coffins. The colors are remarkably well preserved despite the passage of over 2,000 years of time.(Image: © Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)
The number of mummy-filled coffins found in a series of burial shafts at Saqqara in Egypt keeps growing, archaeologists with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.
90% of Men will only wear sportswear. This look is very common in Algeria. Men and young boys seem to have closets full of jerseys, track pants, tracksuits, and sports shirts and it seems that’s all they love to wear.
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Doors of The Hanging Church, one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt
The students at Wheaton College were surprised: Wait, Saint Augustine was African? Current Issue May 2019.
Shown the international award-winning Augustine: Son of Her Tears for a freshman seminar that reads his Confessions, they witnessed history brought to life beyond the text, said Sarah Miglio, dean of curriculum.
So did the Muslim actors who depicted the story of the Christian theologian. The cast and creators now want to remind the world—and especially their own people in North Africa—that the church father properly belongs to their heritage.
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Human Wrongs Watch Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. . Students in a classroom at the Jabalia refugee camp in northern…