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Qatar: Sara Al-mushairi

2 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 04 June 2012

Modernity in the Desert by Soad Al Kuwari reminds us that the desert of Qatar has always been there despite the modernisation of the country. The poem was translated by Sara Al-Qatami with Patty Paine and is read by Sara Al-mushairi, the 16 year old daughter of a Qatar diplomat in London.

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