In a regular forum, the library gives Qataris a chance to meet world-class researchers face-to-face and have informal discussions that motivate youth to explore science in depth.
The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.
Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.
Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.
A retired professor hunts down books published in Morocco and makes them available to a wider audience. His challenges reflect the wider problems of Arab publishing.
The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.
An author investigates the link between how Islam is taught and the radicalization of youth in Morocco.
Morocco’s national book fair has a cosmopolitan feel, offering discussions, events and important new publications.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.