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Palestinian Libraries in Jerusalem Preserve Heritage by Digitising Manuscripts

Amr EL-Tohamy | 23 May 2022

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.

Arts & Culture Libraries Publishing Schools Students

Volunteer-Run Kindergarten in Upper Egypt Serves a Culturally Deprived Area

Sayyid Mahmoud | 02 Mar 2022

The Abdel Rahim Scientific Kindergarten provides educational and cultural services to deprived children in Deshna, south of Cairo. It won a national incentive award last fall.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing Refugees

Syrian Publishers in Exile Spread Arabic Culture in New Homes

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Feb 2022

Two Syrians who started publishing houses after fleeing their homeland talk about the rewards and challenges of their experiences.

Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing Research

Dominican Institute’s Library in Cairo Is a Destination for Scholars of Islamic Heritage

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Oct 2021

The library of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies, in Cairo, attracts scholars from all over the world.

Arts & Culture Gender Libraries Publishing

In ‘Embargo,’ a Modern-Day Scheherazade Dares to Speak About Harassment

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 20 Aug 2021

Haitham Dabbour’s novel “Embargo” juxtaposes the traditional Scheherazade with a contemporary careerwoman who publicly accuses her boss of harassment.

Libraries Literature & Translation Profiles Publishing

Alia Muhammad Baqer, Savior of Basra Library’s Books, Dies at 69

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Aug 2021

As Basra’s chief librarian, Alia Muhammed Baqer rescued 30,000 books and manuscripts from being lost as British forces occupied the city in 2003.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing

Al-Jahith’s Treasury, an Iconic Library in Downtown Amman, Is Reborn

Roufan Nahhas | 07 May 2021

The iconic Al-Jahith’s Treasury has witnessed a century of history and survived a series of tragedies, including a devasting fire in 2018.

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Bringing Books Back to Mosul University Library

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Apr 2021

Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Libraries Publishing Violence

Explosion Took a Heavy Toll on Beirut’s Arts and Culture Scene

Burton Bollag | 24 Aug 2020

Much of the city’s creative life was centered in two historic neighborhoods that bore the brunt of the blast.

Arts & Culture Libraries Publishing Violence

Beirut’s Damaged Libraries Try to Continue Fulfilling Their Civic Mission

M. Lynx Qualey | 21 Aug 2020

Despite suffering extensive damage from the port explosion, libraries and independent bookstores are resuming their role as providers of community outreach and support.




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