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Students’ Play About a Disabled Child Succeeds on a Professional Stage

Sayyid Mahmoud | 20 Nov 2021

“Minus One”, a play produced by students of Egypt’s Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, won an extended run at Cairo’s El-Hanager Arts Centre.

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Syrian Publishers and Bookstores Become Casualties of War

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Nov 2021

Several prominent Syrian publishing houses and bookstores have closed in recent years, the latest signs of cultural death in an economy hard hit by war.

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Egyptian Editions Help Arab Writers Reach New Readers

Sayyid Mahmoud | 10 Nov 2021

Publishers of Egyptian editions say printing locally not only cuts costs, but also helps writers reach a wider public. Some authors strongly agree.

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‘Academic Prisons’: Bahrain’s Nader Kadhim Rejects Disciplinary Silos

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Nov 2021

“University is universal in nature, hence the name,” argues the Bahraini scholar Nader Kadhim. His cultural criticism takes an interdisciplinary approach.

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Sabah Fakhri, Syrian Tenor and Classical Arab Music Icon, Dies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Nov 2021

Son of a Qur’an reciter, religious influences played an important part in making him one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Arab singing.

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Ibrahim El-Bridy’s Art Keeps the Joy of ‘The Grand Night’ Alive

Sayyid Mahmoud | 03 Nov 2021

In his patchwork-on-canvas works, the artist Ibrahim El-Bridy recreates the characters of Egypt’s much-loved puppet operetta “The Grand Night.”

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‘African Literatures’: A Conference Focuses on a Continent’s Plural Ways of Writing

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 31 Oct 2021

“There is no single African literature,” says the Egyptian novelist Ahmad Abdulatif, who participated in a recent conference in Spain.

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University of Mosul Rebuilds a Campus Razed by War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Oct 2021

Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.

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Egyptian Illustrator Sahar Abdallah Finds Inspiration in Modern Arab Poets

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 15 Oct 2021

Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.

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Abdulrazak Gurnah: ‘Arab’ Nobel Laureate Is Little Known to Arabs

Sayyid Mahmoud | 14 Oct 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Tanzanian novelist who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, has Arab roots and has championed Arab causes. Still, his work is little known in Arabic.




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