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Saba Imtiaz is a freelance journalist and author currently based in the Middle East. She has reported features from Jordan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Christian Science Monitor. She writes about culture, urban lifestyles, food trends, religion and society. She was a Visiting Carnegie Fellow at New America’s National Security Program in 2014. She is the author of the novel ‘Karachi, You’re Killing Me!’ (Penguin Random House India, 2014), and is currently working on a non-fiction book titled ‘No Team of Angels – Murder, Violence and Land in Pakistan’s Largest City: Karachi’ (First Draft Publishing, forthcoming). She studied Arabic at the Middlebury Language School’s Intensive Summer Program in 2016 as a Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace. She speaks English, Arabic, Urdu, Persian and Punjabi.
In bookshops across Pakistan, there is no shortage of religious literature – translations and interpretations of the Quran, books of Hadiths (oral traditions of Prophet Mohammed) and stories of the prophets abound....
KARACHI, Pakistan — It was a weekday afternoon in an upscale neighborhood of Karachi, but the hall was packed for the lecture on Islam and marriage. Laughter burst forth as the speaker...