Arts Mar 22

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For Palestinians, Identity Is Regained Through Poetry

Poets in the Arab world have historically been important cultural figures, and this tradition continues among Palestinians. In the second of his reports on Middle East poetry, Jeffrey Brown discusses poetry's role in Arab society with three leading Palestinian poets.

Back-to-back suicide bombings killed at least 14 people in the Middle East Sunday, as world leaders respond to Israel's occupation of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's presidential compound in the West Bank town of Ramallah.