Projects meant to enrich Baghdad as a capital of Arab culture were left unfinished or never even started, a journalist’s investigation found.
In a new album, the Tunisian singer who first gained fame in the early days of the revolution sings in English and touches on environmental themes, not just personal or political ones.
At a Cairo conference this month, scholars began the process of listing a form of traditional Yemeni poetry on the Unesco register of Intangible Cultural Heritage to help make sure that it endures.
In a new play performed in London, actors who were incarcerated in Adra prison convey the terror, boredom, and claustrophobia of their lives, from arrest to release.
Arab authors who have become interested in writing historical fiction often take a distinct perspective on the lives of ordinary people, instead of focusing on wars or politics.
At a London literary event, an array of Arab authors discuss the hurdles that cultures, publishers, and even the Arabic language itself can present.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
An intimately scaled retrospective of Moroccan artist Mohammed Melehi in London shows how abstract expressionism in the Middle East was culturally inspired.
Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.
The literary festival links Palestine to global struggles for self-determination and control of resources.