Botswana, home to 130,000 elephants, imposed a ban on hunting them in 2014 but on May 22 the government scrapped the ban, shrugging off criticism
This incident was so well known to the Arabs that the year in which it occurred came to be known as the Year of the Elephant, and they used to use it to describe various lengths of time. It was as if it was their calendar. For example they would say this thing…
Wisam Sharieff discusses the lessons from Surat Al-Fil.