28 June 2017
Card trick at the House of Saud: Why Trump's Saudi Arabia claim makes little sense to christians and muslims
The slow beat of a drum in the Beirut street below my window woke me at about two o’clock in the morning. Between beats, a dirge-like, hoarse voice called out admonitions in Arabic. “O, God of Muhammad,” one went, “take away our worry.”
The drum and the voice belonged to the neighbourhood mesaharati.
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