Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.
Egypt celebrates its most famous modern writer in the long-delayed museum, which finally opened last year. Visitors may wish, though, that it had taken a more engaging approach.
The United Arab Emirates has seen an average growth in research produced of 15 percent annually over almost two decades. Its strategy offers lessons for other Arab countries.
Dom Tak, a pioneering podcast about Arabic popular music and history, is embarking on its second season.
Computer engineers in the U.A.E. and Jordan are working together on technology to help Internet users better identify fake news.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.
Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.
Bakhtiyar Ali rejects political solutions. Instead, his books pose questions about human responsibility in the face of conflict and corruption.
An anthology explores “Arabicity,” the cultural links and concerns shared by artists from disparate countries throughout the Arab world.
An Arab reluctance to discuss sexual orientation and sexuality makes it difficult to study related topics in the Middle East, researchers say. But they’re optimistic about the future as attitudes change.