Articles by Akbar S. Ahmed
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Tweet Each year, prophecies about the next big thing abound, whether the field discussed is sports or literature. Often they are wrong. Knowing this and disregarding the advice to “never make predictions, especially about the future,” Newsline has profiled five likely success stories of 2009. Some have already debuted and garnered acclaim, while others are slowly [...]
Gone are the days of the plain abaya. Even as “bling” is on the decline internationally, the hottest trend in abayas is the diamante-studded style complete with Swarovski-laden embroidery. They can also be made to order. One abaya retailer says, “Many customers bring their own designs.” Still, US soldiers who buy “for espionage purposes” prefer something low key.