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Feast your Eyes on Moroccan Maximalism with Hassan Hajjaj’s ‘La Caravane’ this Winter

FOUR GREAT REASONS TO VISIT ALGERIA

7 OF THE BEST EGYPTIAN POETS TO READ RIGHT NOW

MUSICAL MENA (Part II) Traditional music from the Arab states of Asia

MUSICAL MENA (Part I) Traditional music from North Africa

MEET THE YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR THAT TOOK A RISK TO FOLLOW HER DREAMS

MARIAM HASSAN, VOICE OF THE SAHRAWI

WORLD CHANGING INVENTIONS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

FOR THE LOVE OF THE SEA AND ARABIC MUSIC

YAHYA HASSAN The Palestinian poet that took Denmark by storm

7 ARAB COMEDIANS TO BRIGHTEN UP YOUR DAY

ALGERIAN RAI: MUSIC OF RESISTANCE

SYRIAN EYES OF THE WORLD The photographic initiative working with refugees in the Shatila camps

O BLESSED PALESTINE Poem

NINE CONTEMPORARY SYRIAN ARTISTS THAT WILL INSPIRE YOUR INNER CREATOR

THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE ALPHABET AND DEMOCRACY; LEBANON, SYRIA AND PALESTINE

EXISTENCE IS NOT RESISTANCE

EIGHT NORTH AFRICAN TWEETERS DOING GREAT THINGS in real life…

FIVE ARAB WOMEN THAT HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD

TWO DAYS IN HAIFA Poem

DISCOVER POETRY Arabic is a poetic language, sophisticated and complicated to learn…

INTERVIEW WITH AFAF AND MARWA Young designers from Morocco

MAURITANIA, LAND OF A MILLION POETS

THE FLOOD TABLET The Assyrian Old Testament

DON’T DATE AN ARAB GIRL Poem

5 ARAB MUSICIANS TO WATCH Singers, rappers and bands from the 21st century..

5 ARAB MUSIC ICONS YOU SHOULD HEAR Translation on screen..

IRAQI LAW 18 CENTURIES BEFORE CHRIST Often dismissed by museum goers as simply another inscribed plinth, the Code of Hammurabi stands tall in the Louvre…

SAMEERA MOUSSA, MOTHER OF ATOMIC SCIENCE, ASSASSINATED? Otherwise known as the Mother of Atomic Science, Sameera Moussa…

FIVE ARAB ARTISTS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR RADAR

WE ARE NOT YOUR EXOTIC “So far as the United States seems to be concerned, it is only a slight overstatement to say that…

FOUR ARAB PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW RIGHT NOW Mainly working in black and white, Ibi Ibrahim’s photographs are aesthetically and…

THE 11TH CENTURY SYRIAN ANARCHIST The 11th century gave birth to Al Ma’arri, a boy who grew blind at the age to 4 and began writing poetry in late childhood..

THE FORTUNE TELLER She sat with fear in her eyes, Contemplating the upturned cup…

SYRIAN SERIES In light of recent events, here are ten artefacts from the British Museum to celebrate the ancient civilisations of Syria…

SARAH’S BAG In the year 2000, master’s student Sarah Beydoun, set up the company Sarah’s Bag. Inspired by Dar al Amal’s work and its beneficiaries…

IBN AL HAYTHAM Camera technology’s birth in the first century, Basra

MAHMOUD DARWISH PALESTINIAN POET On this earth what makes life worth living: The hesitance of April, The scent of bread at dawn, An amulet made by a woman for men…

AHMED FOUAD NEGM Voice of revolutions since Nasser, Ahmed Fouad Negm is one of the most prominent Egyptian vernacular poets of the last century… 

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