Topic: Arabic language

Guest of Honour Germany at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (photo: Abu Dhabi International Book Fair)

Abu Dhabi Book Fair

Arabic literature, criticism and commerce

Kairo vor dem Hintergrund der Pyramiden; Foto: Getty Images/K.Desouki

Marianne Manda's "Der Atem Kairos"

Portraying Cairo's everyday heroes

French-language daily Liberte was discontinued last week, three decades after its founding. The editors bid farewell with the title: "Thank you and goodbye" (photo: Ryad Kramdi/AFP)

France's colonial legacy

Algerians turn away from French

A woman with her child in Darfur, Western Sudan (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/UNAMID/A.G.Farran)

Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin’s "The Messiah of Darfur"

A peacemaker in times of war

Algerian ethnologist and poet Habib Tengour (photo: private)

Book fair in Algiers

Habib Tengour and the "Poems of the World"

Probably the first sex educator in the Arab world: screenshot from a video by Sandrine Atallah (photo: sexology-clinic.me)

Sex education

The Arab Spring's greatest success?

Abdulrazak Gurnah, winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature (photo: Ger Harley/stock Pix/picture-alliance)

Abdulrazak Gurnah's "Paradise"

"Freedom is not something they can take away"

Etel Adnan, Lebanese American poet and artist (photo: Pierre René-Worms/RFI)

Etel Adnan, Lebanese American poet and artist

A woman full of questions and innocence

Arabist and author Tim Mackintosh-Smith (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Arabist Tim Mackintosh-Smith

"Reading Arabic is a bit like playing chess"

Jordanian author Jalal Barjas, this year's winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction (photo: IPAF)

Interview with Jordanian novelist Jalal Barjas

"Some Arab writers present distorted images of their societies"

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