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Some of the Arab world's most well-known authors have demanded the International Prize for Arabic Fiction cut ties with the UAE.

Palestinian leaders slammed the arrests as part of Israel's 'systematic campaign against Palestinians'.

Israel arrests Palestinian cultural leaders, raids centres

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel arrests Palestinian cultural leaders, raids centres

The heads of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music and the Yabous Cultural Center were arrested at their shared home in Jerusalem.

Preserving the memory of the Nakba in Palestinian literature

Ramona Wadi

Preserving the memory of the Nakba in Palestinian literature

Literature has always been a critical tool in communicating the Palestinian experience of exile and loss.

Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

Karim Safieddine

Fakhoury return to Lebanon sparks memory of leftist resistance

The arrest of the former member of pro-Israel South Lebanon Army militia and senior warden in the notorious SLA-run Khiyam prison sparked anger ...

Ramona Wadi

My Name is Adam: Tribulations of an unfinished story

Book Club: Elias Khoury's novel, My Name is Adam is replete with questions and answers regarding identity, juxtaposed against inscribed recollections of the ethnic cleansing of Lydda.

Lana Asfour

Sneak preview: The Shubbak Arab arts festival

Culture: The eagerly awaited festival arrives again in London, promising a mine of treasures from across the Arab world and its diaspora.

Basem el-Nabris

A translator who found his fortune in Arabic literature

Literature: A Spanish translator talks to al-Araby al-Jadeed about his personal mission to educate Spanish readers about Arabic literature, past ...

Lana Asfour

Longlist announced for international "Arabic Booker" fiction prize

This year, 16 novels from 10 countries have been selected to compete for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction - and the longlist includes ...

Longlist announced for international "Arabic Booker" fiction prize

Lana Asfour

Longlist announced for international "Arabic Booker" fiction prize

This year, 16 novels from 10 countries have been selected to compete for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction - and the longlist includes ...

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