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Ahlam Bsharat

Ahlam Bsharat is a Palestinian writer who was born in 1975 in the village of Tammun in the Jenin province of Northern Palestine, where she grew up.

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Keith Carter

Now a writer and business consultant, Keith worked as an investment banker before running a small pharmaceutical company which was severly affected by the Royal Bank of Scotland's demise in 2008.

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Scott Lauder

Scott Lauder was born in Scotland. Having taught in Greece, Japan, and England, he now lives with his wife and four cats in the UAE where he teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and drinking good coffee.

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Hafsa Lodi

Hafsa Lodi is an American journalist with a master's degrees in Islamic law, who has been covering fashion in the Middle East for the past decade.

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Anne Richter

Anne Richter was born in 1973 in Jena, in the former German Democratic Republic and was 16 when the Berlin Wall fell.

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David Ross

David Scott Ross has traveled and taught throughout Asia since he first moved there in 1987 and he currently teaches in upstate NY.

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Rafa Ruiz

Rafa Ruiz is a journalist and author who believes the light at the end of the tunnel can only be seen through progressive eyes.

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Ahmet Yorulmaz

Ahmet Yorulmaz was a Turkish a journalist, author and translator. He was born in Ayvalik to a family of Cretan Turks deported to mainland Turkey as part of the Greek/Turkish population exchange decreed in the Treaty of Lausanne.

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