Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
Using case studies from around the world, a new book highlights the contributions of higher education to post-conflict recovery efforts.
Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.
The political frenzy over accusations of rape against a prominent Islamic scholar obscures the need for more women to feel free to speak out against abuse.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
A book by The Guardian’s former migration correspondent tells the personal stories of people forced into exile in Europe by civil war.
In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.
In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.