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4th Mar 2013

An Ode to Sugar Street

Discussing the book by Naguib Mahfouz (rather than us!), Sarah Zakzouk tells us the importance of this literary masterpiece to her Egyptian heritage.... read more

Souk (1)

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26th Nov 2012

What's On: 26th Nov – 2nd Dec 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

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1st Oct 2012

What's On: 1st Oct – 7th Oct 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

ice

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24th Sep 2012

What's On: 24th Sep – 30th Sep 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Khaled Akil

19th Sep 2012

Top Five Hottest Artists From the Middle East Today

Joobin Bekhrad picks out the top five Middle Eastern artists to watch out for... read more

ice

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17th Sep 2012

What's On: 17th Sep – 23rd Sep 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Eid in London

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20th Aug 2012

What's On: August 20st – August 26th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

ice

16th Aug 2012

Safar: A Journey Through Popular Arab Cinema

London's week-long celebration of films spanning 50 years of Arab cinema... read more

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6th Aug 2012

What's On: August 6th – August 12th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Nermine Hammam

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30th Jul 2012

What's On: July 30th – August 5th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

chitchat on the nile

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23rd Jul 2012

What's On: July 23rd – July 29th 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

Bidisha

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28th May 2012

What's On: May 28th – June 3rd 2012

Our weekly guide to the UK's best talks, exhibitions, screenings and concerts from the Arab world, Turkey, Iran and beyond!... read more

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24th May 2012

The Forgotten Writers: Women’s Domination

A new short story competition in Egypt looks to promote their literary depth to a global audience... read more

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4th Apr 2012

Azazeel by Youssef Ziedan

A brilliant addition to the sadly limited canon of Arabic literature available in translation and a stunning novel in its own right.... read more

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8th Mar 2012

Top Five Female Arab Writers

In recognition of International Women's Day 2012, here's a list of the five female Arab authors we've most enjoyed reading... read more

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5th Mar 2012

Top Five Middle Eastern Food Blogs

In the first of our Top Five series, we look at our favourite Middle Eastern food sites on the interweb... read more

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29th Jan 2012

Unspeakable Love by Brian Whitaker

Unspeakable Love deals admirably with a subject that still hardly dares speak its name in the Arab world... read more

Anatomy of a Disappearance, by Hisham Matar

20th Jan 2012

Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar

This beautiful and nostalgic novel 'probably represents the most important artistic response yet to the trauma of Arab dictatorship' ... read more