A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.
An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges
Hossam Abouzahr argues that Classical and Colloquial Arabic should be used and studied “side by side.”
Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.
A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture marks a decade of supporting artistic projects with an exhibition in Beirut’s new “museum of memory.”
The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.