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The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by

Book Club: From history, culture, to food, fiction and beyond, here are five brilliant books on the theme of Palestine to discover while on lockdown

Writings on <em>the</em> Wall: Palestinian Oral Histories

Ramona Wadi

Writings on the Wall: Palestinian Oral Histories

Book Club: Thomas Suarez has organised a moving collection of oral histories conveying the hopes and humanity of Palestinians living under Israel's seven-decade military occupation.

Erdogan's Empire: <em>The</em> rise of Turkey's enigmatic leader

Paul Iddon

Erdogan's Empire: The rise of Turkey's enigmatic leader

Book Club: Soner Cagaptay charts the rise of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and how he sought to make Turkey ...

June Rain: A powerful portrait of identity and division

Ramona Wadi

June Rain: A powerful portrait of identity and division

Book Club: Jabbour Douaihy's powerful novel is a poignant portrayal of community, identity and division in Lebanon.

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Free film screenings and gallery tours for your quarantine

Isolation can be tough, but these Middle Eastern art galleries, festivals and creators are opening up local art scenes online.

Narjas Zatat

Books by Muslim authors every child should be reading

From teenage novels to stories for younger readers, here are a few books by Muslim authors children should be reading right now.

James Snell

MBS: The rise to power of Mohammed bin Salman

Book Club: Ben Hubbard tells the gripping story of how Saudi Arabia's mercurial ruler rose to power - a prince who ...

Usman Butt

Radicalisation, Islamism and transnational politics: The Universal Enemy

Book Club: Seeing the jihadi project as another form of universalism is the audacious argument by Darryl Li ...

Palestinian Cinema in <em>the</em> Days of Revolution

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Book Club: Nadia Yaqub's Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution delves into the political dynamics of ...

Sumaiyya Naseem

A dystopian vision of Kuwait: Mama Hissa's Mice

Book Club: Mama Hissa's Mice is a story where the personal aligns with the political, making this a timely ...

A year on since It's Not About <em>The</em> Burqa

Tahmina Begum

A year on since It's Not About The Burqa

Book Club: With Brexit and new heights of Islamophobia in the UK, The New Arab ...

Hashtag Islam: How Cyber-Islamic Environments Are Transforming Religious Authority

Sadek Hamid

Hashtag Islam: How Cyber-Islamic Environments Are Transforming Religious Authority

Book Club: Gary Bunt's Hashtag Islam provides readers with cutting edge analysis of how technology influences the ...

Reclaiming Home: Looking at land rights, conflict and justice

Usman Butt

Reclaiming Home: Looking at land rights, conflict and justice

Book Club: Reclaiming Home: The struggle for socially just housing, land and property rights in Syria, Iraq and ...

<em>The</em> Caravan: Azzam and <em>the</em> Rise of Global Jihad

Tam Hussein

The Caravan: Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad

Book Club: Thomas Hegghammer details the life of Palestinian scholar Abdallah Azzam, who is seen as the ...

Sami Rahman

Planet Omar: Pushing for Muslim characters in children's literature

The New Arab Meets: Zanib Mian, whose children's book, told through the eyes of an eight-year-old boy, hopes to show readers what it means to be young, British and Muslim.

Sumaiyya Naseem

10 Minutes 13 Seconds In This Strange World

Book Club: Elif Shafak's latest novel chronicles the life and relationships of a prostitute in Istanbul while ...

Ramona Wadi

Sophie Halaby in Jerusalem: An Artist's Life

Book Club: Palestinian artist Sophie Halaby's life is traced in Laura S. Schor's biography during the ongoing ...

Sarah Shaffi

Me and White Supremacy

Book Club: Me and White Supremacy forces those with white privilege to examine their complicity in white supremacy and how ...

My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan

Sadek Hamid

My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan

Book Club: Abdullah Anas and Tam Hussein's To the Mountains: My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan is a ...

Sarah Shaffi

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Book Club: Stories about sisters are all the rage these days, and this very relationship is what is explored by Rajia ...

Night Letters: Afghan Islamists who Changed <em>the</em> World

Tam Hussein

Night Letters: Afghan Islamists who Changed the World

Book Club: Sand's literary skills and nearly a decade of journalism in Afghanistan paired with Qazizai's in-depth knowledge of ...

<em>The</em> best books by <em>Arab</em> authors in 2019

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by ...

Other Words for Home: Starting a <em>new</em> life

Sumaiyya Naseem

Other Words for Home: Starting a new life

Book Club: Jasmine Warga’s latest young adult novel traces the experiences of a young Syrian refugee starting a ...

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