Jad Salfiti is a British-Palestinian culture and politics journalist
Sherin Khankan and a group of Islamic academics founded the women-led Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen in 2016, sparking a debate among mainstream Muslims who do not traditionally recognise female imamship
Middle Eastern queer cinema has yet to achieve a commercial blockbuster, but its ideas are being embraced, writes Jad Salfiti in this preview of the Soura film festival
Culture: A record number of Arab films competed in Venice this year.
If Israel is as tolerant as it purports to be, the question is for whom? Certainly, not LGBT+ Palestinians nor LGBT+ African asylum seekers it deported to Rwanda and Uganda.
The high-profile exhibition of contemporary art, The Venice Biennale, includes 79 international artists. We round up some of the Middle Eastern artists featured in Venice this year.