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What's On

25th Mar 2013

What's On: 25th Mar – 31st Mar 2013

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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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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28th Jan 2013

Top five Non-Fiction Books on Libya

With our most recent top five series, we look at the best books on Libya both pre- and post-Gaddafi!... 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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What's On

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

Souk (1)

What's On

3rd Dec 2012

What's On: 3rd Dec – 9th 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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What's On

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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12th Nov 2012

Hessa’s Shorbat ‘Adas

This wonderful lentil soup - perfect for warming you up on a cold winter's day - comes courtesy of Sarah Al-Hamad's aunt!... read more

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What's On

29th Oct 2012

What's On: 29th Oct – 4th Nov

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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25th Oct 2012

Yasmin El Derby: London’s Meanest Film Fest

The founding director of the London MENA Film Festival tells us why it's a cause so close to her heart... read more

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What's On

22nd Oct 2012

What's On: 22nd – 28th 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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18th Oct 2012

Food Trekking in Lebanon

An ex-beauty queen, secret shawarma, shots of zaatar juice and jetskiing with a chef - a chance for you to win an all expenses paid trip!... read more

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What's On

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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What's On

8th Oct 2012

What's On: 8th – 14th 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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2nd Oct 2012

Salad Shirazi

Just like the poetic city from where it takes its name, this salad is simple yet also wonderful and steeped in history.... read more

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What's On

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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What's On

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

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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

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18th Sep 2012

Sarah Al-Hamad: Bridging the Gulf

Author of the wonderful 'Cardamom and Lime,' Sarah tells us more about the cuisine of the Arabian Gulf... read more