The late Egyptian artist Ramses Wissa Wassef believed art was an instinct in all people. He taught children and villagers to weave to express their innate creativity.
The excavation was “not the story of a single heroic figure,” says a curator of a new exhibition at the University of Oxford.
A documentary film recounts the little-known story of El Shatt, a refugee camp near Suez that sheltered thousands of Europeans during World War II.
Scholars at a symposium held by the London School of Economics got at the topic through the perspectives of Arab media and cultures.
Three Palestinian libraries in East Jerusalem are involved in a project to index and restore documents that tell the stories of families living there more than a century ago.
An exhibition at the University of Oxford celebrates the 100th anniversary of the find by spotlighting the overlooked Egyptian workers who made it possible.
Now living in Paris, the novelist and poet says he hopes the cultural honour will focus more attention on the neglected realm of Arabic literature in translation.
Abdalrahman Kittana, a professor at Birzeit University, and his brother Basel are now working on a project to restore the West Bank city of Nablus.
Faces “are the first letters of expression,” says the Lebanese artist and educator Dima Raad. She discussed her philosophy of making and teaching art with Al-Fanar Media.
The Kuwaiti novelist Bothayna Al-Essa’s “Blind Sinbad: Atlas of the Sea and War” traverses 30 years of change in Kuwait, comparing the faces of war and pandemic.