was born in 1954, in Aleppo, Syria. He graduated from Aleppo University in 1976 with a BA in English Language and Literature, and Diploma in Translation. He has translated many novels and short stories into Arabic, and has worked since 1988 as a translator-reviser at the UN, New York. Among his latest published translations are Intimacy and The Body by Hanif Kureishi, and Secrets by Noureddine Farah.

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Banipal 32 - Summer 2008