Topic: Arabic Literature

Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem (photo: private)

Interview with the Saudi author Alhanoof Aldegheishem

Traces of the unknown

Lebanese novelist and critic Elias Khoury (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Novelist and critic Elias Khoury

The nightmare of reality

Portrait of the Moroccan author Muhammad Zafzaf (source: unknown)

Book review: Muhammad Zafzaf′s ″Elusive Fox″

One rule for them

Arabian stories

Palestinian-Israeli author Sayed Kashua (photo: picture-alliance/Leemage)

Sayed Kashua′s ″Native: Dispatches from a Palestinian-Israeli Life″

His family′s grace

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Online magazine Jadaliyya

Egyptians queuing up to vote (photo: Nasser Nasser/AP/dapd)

Book review: Basma Abdel Aziz′s ″The Queue″

Disturbingly prescient

Moroccan author Youssef Fadel (photo: private)

Book review: Youssef Fadel′s ″A Rare Blue Bird Flies With Me″

Behind the prison wall

Symbolic image of Arabic books (photo: Loay Mudhoon)

Arabic literature as a cultural asset

Uncharted waters

Photo of the author Evelyn Waugh, 1940 (source: Carl Van Vechten Photographs Collection, Library of Congress, USA)

Evelyn Waugh′s ″Labels: A Mediterranean Journal″

Egypt revisited

Iraqi author Ali Bader at The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival (photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot)

Ali Bader and ″Al-Kafira″

When Fatima became Sophie

Haura from Basra (front left) and Samarkand from Baghdad (rear right) in the writing workshop in Basra (photo: Inka Thunecke/DW)

Women′s writing workshop in Basra, Iraq

Writing to survive

Algerian author and journalist Kamel Daoud (photo: AFP/Getty Images/B. Langlois)

The Algerian writer Kamel Daoud

Who is the Arab man?

Egyptian poet Iman Mersal (photo: Imago/gezett)

Interview with the Egyptian poet Iman Mersal

Crossing a universal threshold

An armed Iraqi guards the excavation of a newly discovered Sumerian settlement in Umm al-Aqareb some 300 kilometres south of Baghdad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Between Tigris and Euphrates

Mesopotamia: the cradle of civilisation

Moroccan writer Tahar Ben Jelloun (photo: Twitter)

"The Happy Marriage" by Tahar Ben Jelloun

"A war won through subterfuge"

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