Mouna's Kitchen. 194 likes. Mouna's Kitchen is a catering company based in east London bringing the best of Syrian and levantine food to your table using top quality ingredients.
Kareem ShaheenFriends in London: if you have a hankering for authentic, delicious Syrian food, get in touch with the lady behind Mouna's kitchen, an Aleppan cook bringing generations of home-cooked recipes cherry kebab, mahshy, ghraybeh pastry, and much else, to Britain
“I think it’s best if you don’t tell anyone. It’s best for you and your family.”This is a sentence that we hear every time we are exposed as women to harassment, insults, verbal abuse, physical or...
Kareem ShaheenAn absolutely heartbreaking story of a woman who decided to finally tell her family of the cycle of domestic abuse she was trying to escape: ‘I think it’s best if you don’t tell anyone’: how Arab men get away with domestic violence raseef22.com/article/1073275 via @Raseef22En
With the end of the Lebanese Civil War in 1990, a clear need emerged for the construction of new cultural and political movements that could critically review the experience of the conflict, while...
Kareem ShaheenThis is the loveliest story I've read out of Lebanon in a long time, about former civil war combatants working on peacebuilding: ‘A war on war’: how Lebanon’s former civil war fighters are building a movement for peace raseef22.com/article/1073415 via @Raseef22En
بعد جريمة برينتون تارانت في نيوزيلندا، هل صار ممكناً الحديث عن ثقافة إرهابٍ في الغرب؟ شذاذ الآفاق والفصاميون متوافرون أينما كان، فهل يمكن الحديث عن وعاء سياسي يُنظم انهياراتهم ويوظفها في مشروع سياسي؟
Kareem ShaheenI wish this piece by the Lebanese journalist Hazem al-Amin, titled "New Zealand's wolf, and our wolf", was translated into English. It argues that violent white supremacy is a parallel form of ISIS, motivated very often by the same instincts
In the end, he found death to be his quickest relief..
Kareem ShaheenI'm sorry to break your heart, but you should really read this piece by a protection officer who works with Syrian children on the streets of Beirut, reflecting on what she learned from them after one of them committed suicide
Stretching across the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, the age of the Crusades can be considered to be one of the most fateful tests faced by the Islamic world throughout its 15 centuries of history..
Kareem ShaheenIf you want to spend 15 mins reading about Islamic history and Aleppo and Tripoli's Shia past, and everyone's favorites, the hashashin, read this: Assassins, Imams and Caliphs: How the Crusades reshaped the sectarian map of the Middle East | @raseef22En
To imagine the love of homelands. Is not love part of our imagination, as Nizar Qabbani says? But when does the illusion of patriotism become true love? I heard stories that tended towards idealization. My parents with migrants’ homesickness wove...
Kareem ShaheenIf you want dispatches by actual folks on the ground in Sudan and Algeria you should read their pieces in @raseef22. Like this heartfelt piece, by a Sudanese writer on the protests there: “I hope that Sudan will become more worthy of love”
Syrian news sites and social networking sites are busy with news of new amendments to the Personal Status Law, a law that affects the lives of every Syrian and many details of the daily life of the family, the main component of society...
Kareem ShaheenA detailed write-up by the excellent @zeina_shahla from Damascus about the new personal status law in Syria, how it was passed, and what it does: Analysis: does Syria’s new personal status law achieve equality between men and women? | @raseef22En