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Goodbye, Denys (1922-2017) A Great Leader in Literature Passed Away

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 Denys Johnson-Davies passed away yesterday May 22nd in Tunis Resort, Fayoum, 100 kilometers south of Cairo, Egypt. Denys Johnson-Davies    was an eminent Arabic-to-English literary translator who has translated, inter alia, several works by Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz, Sudanese author Tayeb Salih, Palestinian poet Mahmud Darwish and Syrian author Zakaria Tamer.[1] Davies, referred to as “the leading Arabic-English translator of our time” by the …

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Online Retailers Expanding Amazon buys Souq.com and Noon Coming Soon

Global e-commerce giant Amazon announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Dubai-based e-retailer Souq.com for an undisclosed sum. “Amazon’s entry into the region reflects the visionary foresight of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, who …

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