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.
A new book by American academic Andrew Simon documents the explosive effect of the arrival of the audiocassette on Egyptian society in the 1970s and ’80s.
Arab students with a talent for creative writing find few opportunities to study the art at universities. The Kuwaiti novelist Taleb Alrefai is trying to fill that gap.
In his latest book, “The Stranger’s Newspaper,” Ali Bader presents a wide-ranging series of conversations in search of intercultural dialogue.
Exhibitions in Cairo and Alexandria mark Women’s Month and celebrate the power of art to bring about social change.
The authors of new biographies of the actress Madiha Kamel and the writer Yusuf Idris discuss how they chose their subjects, and the research that went into writing about them.