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Middle East should start honoring its poets, artists

Among the artifacts in the Goethe Museum in Frankfurt, Germany, is a page of script that begins with one of the most oft-repeated sayings in the Arabic language, “Bismallah al-Rahman al-Raheem,” or in English, “In the name of God, the most merciful, the most compassionate.” More than two centuries old, that sheet of paper captures […]