Opinion 11 June 2018

An Arab divorce can be damaging but here’s what I learnt

Nadia Amer shares her experience of coming from a broken home, what she learnt about the layers of divorce and asks the question – why are Arabs afraid of the big D?

By Nadia Amer

Fiction 18 April 2018

The Letter / Short Story / Hanah Bakri

A man, a woman, the other woman and the universal truth. If a letter could speak, what would it say? Read Hanah Bakeri's dark, hilarious and poignant short story.

By Hanah Bakri

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Culture 21 January 2019

Hisham Fahmy / “We need more Arab translators who are passionate about pop fiction”

Literary Translator Hisham Fahmy talks to us about translating the Games of Thrones series and the importance of pop fiction in the Arab world.

By Maán Jalal

Culture 14 January 2019

Keeping Our Eye on Rami

Here are five facts about Rami Malek that you need to know (but you probably already do).

By Staff Reporter

Culture 10 August 2018

What should an Arab superhero look like?

CNN’s Inside the Middle East delves into the region’s comic book community in search for the changing face of Arab comic book heroes.

By CNN’s Inside the Middle East / The Arab Edition

Culture 7 August 2018

Fourteen Arab Rappers you should know

Who are the Arab rappers shaping the landscape of Arab hip-hop? No matter what language, dialect and style they rap in these are the Arab rappers whose voices are making a change.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 17 June 2018

M'hamed Issiakhem’s Most Stunning Paintings

The father of modern art in Algeria was a prolific painter whose work influenced a whole generation of Arab artists.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 17 June 2018

Celebrating the life and work of Director Moustapha Akkad

With the re-release of the iconic and controversial film The Message in the Arab world we take a closer look at the revolutionary Syrian director and producer with these five facts.

By Shereen Hafidh

Lifestyle 14 June 2018

Ten Instagram accounts about the Arab world you should follow

Follow these Instagram accounts and learn more about the visual and hidden history of the Arab world.

By Staff Writer

Opinion 11 June 2018

An Arab divorce can be damaging but here’s what I learnt

Nadia Amer shares her experience of coming from a broken home, what she learnt about the layers of divorce and asks the question – why are Arabs afraid of the big D?

By Nadia Amer

Food 4 June 2018

What you didn’t know about Pomegranates

From its healing properties, possible forbidden history and influence in war, here are eight facts you didn't know about pomegranates.

By Staff Writer

Culture 29 May 2018

Five facts about Egyptian Novelist Radwa Ashour

Novelist, translator, academic and activist here's, what you need to know about Radwa Ashour and her work.

By Shereen Hafidh

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