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INTRODUCTION By Anam Zafar

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FEATURES

From 'The Book of Jokers' By Ibn al-Jawzi translated by Sarah Aldawood

In on the Joke By Anonymous Jokesters, Jesters, and Fools By Brian Powell

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Real Life Stories of Syrian Refugees Invented by Mazen Kerbaj

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Solace for the Traveler & Entertainment for the Conversationalist Translated by Hacı Osman Gündüz (Ozzy)

How Moroccans Laugh By Sanaa El Aji translated by Leonie Rau

From 100 Years Ago By Jurji Zaydan with Alaa Murad

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Twisted Tongues By Nadiyah Abdullatif and Anam Zafar

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The Parrot & the Kubba By Nawal Nasrallah

SHORT FICTION

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Borges in the Hereafter By Muhammad Zafzaf translated by Lily Sadowsky

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The Time Our Friend Forgot His Phone By Basma Alnsour translated by Anam Zafar

Qassim & Rocky By Zuher Karim translated by Zeena Faulk

The Graduation Project By Hussien Fawzy translated by Nema Alaraby

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POETRY

On a Man with Halitosis By Abu al-Salt Umayya translated by Nathaniel A. Miller

On Drunken, Partying Fleas By ‘Imad al-Din al-Isfahani translated by Nathaniel A. Miller

Fresh Water to Brine By Abu al-Shamaqmaq translated by Nathaniel A. Miller

Two Laughter Poems By Maya Abu al-Hayyat translated by Fady Joudah page

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