He has lived in Germany ever since. Interview by Volker Kaminski In your novel Fereydun had three sons, your hero Majid is almost compulsive in his habit of looking at old family photos that bring back memories of his past in Iran. Are you ever like this? You have been living in Germany for 20 years now. Do you often dwell on what you left behind? Abbas Maroufi: Memories very often come back to me and sometimes I write them down.

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Abbas Maroufi Abbas Maroufi is an Iranian novelist and journalist. His most famous novel is Symphony of the Dead. Raised and educated in Tehran , Abbas Maroufi studied dramatic arts at Tehran University while teaching at schools and writing for the newspapers, he served as the editor in chief of the literary Gardun magazine from to His first published work was a collection of short stories entitled Into the Sun , he wrote a few plays which were performed on stage.

Maroufi came to prominence with the publication of Symphony of the Dead, narrated in the form of a symphony. In this novel, Maroufi uses the stream of consciousness technique effectively; the Year of Turmoil and The Body of Farhad are among his other works. Maroufi is living in Germany with his family; some of his works have been translated into German. Maroufi resides in Germany where he has opened a book-store, He holds writing classes and teaches students who show interest in writing and story-telling, his poetic weblog His political weblog on My.

Kali My. Kali was the first LGBTQIA-inclusive online publication in Jordan and one of the first in the Middle East ; the magazine was established in late by a group of students with various interests ranging from design and arts to politics. The online magazine sought to address homophobia and transphobia and to empower Arab youth to defy gender-binary institutions and traditions.

In May My. Kali began publishing an Arabic edition. Kali resumed publication in September Kali was noted for its role in the controversy surrounding Khalaf Yousef, a Muslim cleric in Jordan who publicly came out as gay on his YouTube channel.

After coming out, Yousef was fired, disowned by his family, began receiving death threats. This caused him to flee to Lebanon and to Canada , where he received asylum. Yousef explained that he was inspired to come out after seeing a copy of My.

Khalid Abdel-Hadi founded My. Kali in when he was 17 or 18 years old, with the aim of providing LGBT-related content. On 30 October , a local Jordanian publication, Ammon News , reported on its launch, reprinting My. I was only 18 at the time. His family has Kurdish-Turkish roots. Abdul-Hati graduated from Petra University in Amman in with a degree in graphic design and visual arts, he makes media appearances outside his own publication and those of people who are close to him.

Abdel-Hadi collaborates with photographers and artists. Coten photographed Abdel-Hadi wearing heels. The special election was necessary due to the resignation of former Mayor Dick Murphy. Municipal elections in California are non-partisan , though some candidates do receive funding and support from various political parties; the non-partisan special primary was held Tuesday, June 3, Sanders was elected mayor with a majority of the votes in November.

Murphy had only been reelected as mayor in the contested mayoral election. Council member Toni Atkins served as acting mayor until the mayoral election was complete. Donna Frye, a member of the San Diego City Council who had beaten Murphy with a write-in campaign in the election, was the only democrat among the top-tier candidates.

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After conceding the primary election, Francis endorsed Sanders for the general election. Sanders was elected mayor with a majority of the votes in the November general election Duval Street Duval Street is a downtown commercial zoned street in Key West , running north and south from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean , just over 1.

It is named for the first territorial governor of Florida. Although this end of Duval is more residential and less filled with tourists, the sidewalks still bustle with activity. One block west of the southern terminus of Duval Street is the buoy marker for the southernmost point in the United States.

A favorite of both Harry S. Many Cubans immigrated to the area beginning in the late s. Near the northern end of the street is Mallory Square. On certain nights, the gulf shores of Duval Street vibrate with a carnival like atmosphere that lasts until dawn and beyond.

A full six blocks were added to the National Register of Historic Places in Duval Street is a neighborhood within the City of Key West. Gepp, a half-back flanker , played 84 games for Subiaco between and , he signed a contract with St Kilda and was expected to move at the end of the season, however he remained at Subiaco for the final year of his contract. He was transferred to Richmond in and played in the opening round. He remained at the Eagles for twenty years, becoming chairman of the selectors and being awarded life membership in Buita Buita is a census town and a gram panchayat within the jurisdiction of the Budge Budge police station in the Budge Budge I CD block in the Alipore Sadar subdivision of the South 24 Parganas district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Alipore Sadar subdivision is the most urbanized part of the South 24 Parganas district. In the northern portion of the subdivision there are 21 census towns; the entire district is situated in the Ganges Delta and the subdivision, on the east bank of the Hooghly River , is an alluvial stretch, with industrial development.

Note: The map alongside presents some of the notable locations in the subdivision. All places marked in the map are linked in the larger full screen map. According to the Census of India , Buita had a total population of 16,, of which 8, were males and 8, were females.

There were people in the age range of 0 to 6 years; the total number of literate people was 11, According to the District Census Handbook , Buita covered an area of 0. Budge Budge railway station is 8 km away. Among the civic amenities it had Protected water supply involved tap water from treated hand pumps, it had 2, domestic electric connections. Among the medical facilities it had were 1 medicine shop. Among the educational facilities it had were 3 middle schools; the nearest general degree college was at Budge Budge 8 km away.

It had 7 non-formal education centres. Important commodities it manufactured were: ready-made garments, it had the branch of 1 nationalised bank. Bethuabati Bhajahari High School is a Bengali-medium coeducational institution, established in , it has arrangements for teaching from class V to class X.

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