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Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and Israel but backed by Britain and the US.

Book Club: Aisha Yusuff recommends ten books to understand the legacy and contribution of Black Muslims to Islamic history.

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.

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Nazli Tarzi

Tracing Iraq's lost past: Photo archives and national memory

Far removed from today's landscape of military fatigues and rubbled cities, the Iraq Photo Archive chronicles the country's cultural wealth and ...

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

Tahmina Begum

This Ramadan let's reconnect with our parents' stories

Ramadan under lockdown is a chance for British Muslims to reflect and ask the questions they've always wanted to know about their parents' lives.

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 Palestinian film.

Catherine Cartier

Syrian refugees keep storytelling tradition alive

Feature: Displaced from their country, but not their culture, Syrian women are keeping memories of Syria alive among refugee communities by ...

Amal Awad

Once upon a time: Preserving history in Palestine

Feature: A filmmaker hopes a new series of recorded oral histories of elders in pre-1948 Palestine will preserve culture and ...

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Wasan Abu Baker

Palestinian women between occupation and the dream of freedom

Blog: The stories of five Palestinian women fighting the occupation in unique ways

The New Arab

Saudi 'drug prince arrested in Lebanon parties in jail'

Video of a Saudi prince arrested in Lebanon's largest drug bust up shows him celebrating his birthday with candles and music

My name is Rachel Corrie

Malia Bouattia

My name is Rachel Corrie

Comment: Plays such as 'My name is Rachel Corrie' form an essential part of the Palestinian resistance. They will not be silenced, writes Malia ...

Crimes against humanity in Iraqi Kurdistan are rigorously documented

Paul Iddon

Crimes against humanity in Iraqi Kurdistan are rigorously documented

Analysis: Oppressive regimes, from Saddam to the Islamic State group, is rigorous about bureaucracy, and their paper trails inevitably provide ...

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's underground hero

Karim Traboulsi

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's underground hero

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's undergound hero

Karim Traboulsi

Rapping the Arab Spring: Meeting El-Rass, Tripoli's undergound hero

Meet the rapper whose music was forged in the crucible of the Arab Spring - even though he hates the term.

Anisa Abeytia

Reversing the brain-drain: America's loss is Middle East's gain

Comment: If Trump's #MuslimBan is reinstated, it could help reverse years of a Middle East brain-drain to the West, writes Anisa Abeytia.

Ian Sinclair

Secretary-General Guterres at the head of an undemocratic institution

Comment: Beyond using its veto, the US has a variety of other methods it can use to get its way, writes Ian Sinclair.

Ian Sinclair

Gulf countries need revolutionary climate action, not glossy mega-projects

Comment: Far from being an uncontroversial, technical issue, climate change is actually a real threat to the status quo - in the Middle East and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli ministry 'heavily censors' school textbook

A central high school civics textbook has turned into the latest product of extremism for the Israeli government who are imposing 'Jewish ...

Saudi prince arrested in record Beirut drug bust

AAAJ and agencies

Saudi prince arrested in record Beirut drug bust

A Saudi prince and four others were arrested in Beirut on Monday, allegedly attempting to smuggle two tons of drugs into Saudi Arabia.

Mohammad Omran

Keeping the Nakba memory alive through art

Culture: Palestinian artists from the Nakba and post-Nakba generations keep the memory of the catastrophic event alive through their art, writes ...

Syria's brutality echoes through the ages

Farid Farid

Syria's brutality echoes through the ages

You Know I Do Not Remember, a play by Wael Ali, brings to life the experiences of dissidents held in Assad's prisons before the revolution began.

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