This episode of (poetry) was originally aired March 10.
Dr. Ahmed Maamoun was born and raised in Egypt. He is an Assistant Professor of Marketing in UMD's
Labovitz School of Business & Economics
You can read the Arabic and English translations of The Flower of All Cities by Assi and Mansour Rahbani here.
You can see a video of the song, Zahrat Al Madaan by Fairouz, with footage and English subtitles here.