Some Americans took the ‘haboob’ advisory to signal a takeover by Arabs

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2016


Texan anger at their weather service’s description of the duststorm as “haboob” was a reminder of the profound limitations imposed by ignorance. And of Islamophobia. To those who know (or have read that wonderful novel ‘The English patient’) a haboob is a very particular kind of dust storm. It refers to a situation in which … Continue reading “Some Americans took the ‘haboob’ advisory to signal a takeover by Arabs”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK