was born in 1971 in Ib, Yemen. She has a degree in Business and Economy from the University of Sana'a. In 1993 she obtained a Masters degree in Political Science also from the University of Sana'a. She has read her poems in several poetry festivals in Europe and has published six collections, her first in 1989 in Damascus. She is currently the secretary-general of the Union of Yemeni Writers.


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