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Jeddah Shisha smokers forced out

A law against smoking the pipes, known in Arabic as shisha, in public places has been in place for years in some other Saudi cities...

October 11, 2012 8:49
 
Smoke and Mirrors: What is a café in the UAE without sheesha?

Smoke and Mirrors: What is a café in the UAE without sheesha?

Are we really saying goodbye to the city’s Arabic café staple that is the sheesha? Good for the lungs, bad for business. How will cafés offset this imminent sheesha ban?

June 12, 2011 4:41
 
We want ‘democracy’

We want ‘democracy’

Democracy is the “most important priority” for the Arab youth, according to a recent survey. But some say this marks an urge for greater self-determination, rather than a change in the political regime.

March 8, 2010 2:47