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7th Jun 2012

Leila Khaled by Sarah Irving

A wonderful and intimate vignette of a passionate, complicated and often misunderstood woman... read more

Women's Domination - Painting

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


What's On

21st May 2012

What's On: May 21st – May 27th 2012

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


3rd May 2012

Out of It by Selma Dabbagh

Compelling and evocative, a stunning debut set against the extraordinary horror of war.... read more


30th Apr 2012

Top Five Most Influential Arabic Novels

With our most recent top five series,we look at the novels which have had the greatest influence on World literature. Enjoy!... read more


28th Mar 2012

Top Five Books on Modern Iran

The latest in our top five series, this time we look at the books giving us a greater understanding of the Iran behind the headlines. Enjoy!... read more


15th Mar 2012

Top Five Middle Eastern Literature Blogs

In the third in our top five series, we look at the best blogs promoting Middle Eastern literature around at the moment. Enjoy!... read more