All For What!

"why haven't you eaten your food" she yelled at the frightened little girl.

"I...I don't like yam pottage," she stuttered.

"I don't care, either you eat it, or remain hungry for the rest of the day. I won't prepare another meal for a foolish girl like you. start eating NOW!" she yelled, making the little girl flinch.


Saeed Mahmud Mubarak, a hard working business and religious man of twenty eight, happily married to Maryam Mubarak, who is a nurse.

Saeed wanted her to quit working, when she gave birth but she didn't want to, so she hired a household help instead, to help with the household chores and to babysit her newborn baby.

unknown to her, she made a huge  mistake hiring a stranger into her home.

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    • All For What! - Episode 1

    • In the name of Allah, the beneficent, the most merciful. Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world. Master of the day of judgment. You alone we worship and you alone we ask for hel...
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    • All For What! - Episode 2

    • After Saeed had left for work the next day, Maryam was left home alone, as usual. She was in the kitchen preparing dinner, with their house help Sa'adat, giving her a helping h...
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    • All For What! - Episode 3

    • "I'm going back to work tomorrow," Maryam informed her husband. Her maternity leave was over. "Habibty, don't you think it'd be better if you s...
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    • All For What! - Episode 5

    • Saeed and Maryam got up very early and got ready for work. They got Manal ready for school as well. "I will drop Manal off at school today," he told Maryam and ...
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    • All For What! - Episode 6

    • I'm sorry for hiring Nafisa without telling you first," Maryam apologized in the evening when they  both returned from work. "I forgive you, but I stil...
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    • All For What! - Episode 7

    • After the family members had left for work, Nafisa gave herself a tour around the house. First the living rooms, balconies, garden and bedrooms; except for Saeed and Maryam's r...
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    • All For What! - Episode 8

    • Unedited. "Manal?" Saeed called. Manal heard her father's voice and dropped the broom instantly. She ran up to him and he picked...
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    • All For What! - Episode 9

    • Maryam returned home by 8:30pm and met the house very quiet as usual. "Manal! Habibi." she called, but got no response. "Nafisa." she called...
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