Cityscape of Bayt al-Faqih, once a center of Medieval Islamic religious and scientific scholarship.
Mosque in Zabid.
Inside the fortress in Bayt al-Faqih near Zabid.
A remnant of Zabid's Arab Jewish history.
Thoughts and linkage from an American graduate student in the Institute of Islamic Studies at McGill University on the role of the Middle East/North Africa and the Islamicate world in global affairs in modern times, as well as occasional personal musings. Keep track of blog updates and other linkage via my Twitter account. I'm also a contributing blogger at Al-Wasat Blog.