Topic: Arabic language

Raja Alem, the only woman to win the IPAF, was joint winner in 2011 for her novel "The Dove's Necklace" (photo: DW/J. Kürten)

Women and the International Prize for Arabic Fiction

How many women does it take to win the IPAF?

Jabbour Douaihy (photo: Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore)

Book review: Jabbour Douaihy's "June Rain"

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A "whodunit" without the "who"

The Jewish cemetery in Egypt, located south of Cairo (photo: DW/W. El Attar)

Book review: Kamal Ruhayyim's "Diary of a Muslim Jew"

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An engaging take on a complex theme

Fadhil al-Azzawi (photo: Lewis Gropp/DW)

Fadhil al-Azzawi's novel "The Last of the Angels"

Topical, thrilling and entertaining – even after 25 years

Arabic calligraphy (photo: picture-alliance/Tone Koene)

The Arabic language

A better understanding

Hartmut Faehndrich (photo: Ruth Renée Reif)

Interview with literary translator Hartmut Faehndrich

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"What I don't see is an on-going interest in Arabic literature"

Sign and logo of the Hakawati bookshop in Amman (photo: Claudia Mende)

The Hakawati bookshop for children and young people in Amman

Huge appetite for exciting stories

Arabic calligraphy (photo: Fotolia/Ivan Montero)

The Arab world

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Arabic: the last tie that binds

Mahmud Darwish (photo: AP)

Recreating Palestine in Literature

A Nation Crafted From Words

Jurji Zaidan (photo/image: Zaidanfoundation.org)

Jurji Zaidan's Arabic Historical Novels

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Educating and Entertaining the Public

Members of the Khat Thaleth project in Beirut (photo: PR/Sharebeirut.net)

The Arab Hip-Hop Sampler ''Khat Thaleth''

Looking for a Third Way

Hadiya Hussein (photo: private copyright)

Interview with Iraqi author Hadiya Hussein

''I feel closer to my country when I'm away''

Lina al-Abed (photo: Irmgard Berner)

Interview with Filmmaker Lina al-Abed

''I Believe in the Syrian People''

Youssef Ziedan (photo: Susanne Schande)

Interview with Youssef Ziedan

Revolution Means Breaking with Authority

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