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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

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25th Dec 2012

Why I Love Jesus: An Agnostic’s Christmas Sermon

Without wanting to offend, I’m a firm believer that agnosticism is the only logical ‘religious’ stand point to go for. As much as any belief in God requires a huge leap of faith, at the same time, so does to jump in the opposite direction. On the one hand, it may not point to any higher truth, but on [...]... read more

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20th Dec 2012

Beirut, I Love You by Zena El Khalil

Beirut is at once her pleasure and pain, her sorrow and joy, and as El Khalil would likely admit, her only refuge... read more

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10th Dec 2012

What's On: 10th Dec – 16th 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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14th Nov 2012

What's On: 12th Nov – 18th Nov 2012

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29th Oct 2012

What's On: 29th Oct – 4th Nov

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22nd Oct 2012

What's On: 22nd – 28th Oct 2012

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17th Oct 2012

What's On: 15th – 21st 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

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8th Oct 2012

In Praise of Hatred by Khaled Khalifa

A deeply absorbing read that delivers an important message about the dangers of hate... 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

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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

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27th Aug 2012

What's On: August 27th – Sept 2nd 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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17th Aug 2012

Pathfinders by Jim Al-Khalili

Al-Khalili offers us a breath-taking perspective of the ‘golden age’ of Arab civilization.... read more

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13th Aug 2012

What's On: August 13th – August 20th 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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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

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16th Jul 2012

What's On: July 16th – July 22nd 2012

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9th Jul 2012

What's On: July 9th – July 15th 2012

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25th Jun 2012

What's On: June 25th – July 1st 2012

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18th Jun 2012

What's On: June 18th – June 24th 2012

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11th Jun 2012

What's On: June 11th – June 17th 2012

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