iOS app Android app

Arab Literature

Egyptian Group Seeks to Ban One Thousand and One Arabian Nights

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Firas Al-Atraqchi

In the latest effort to censor texts considered to be "offensive to the public good", an Egyptian NGO is attempting to ban the popular book One Thousand and One Arabian Nights.

Beirut39 Festival Launches International Careers for 39 Top Young Arab Writers

Lori Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lori Wood

The Beirut39 festival is the last event of Beirut's year as the World City of Books and it has created a talking-shop for writers of very different cultures and literatures.

Israeli Writer Petitions Government Against Ban On Traveling To 'Enemy States'

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The writer Ala Hlehel has launched a petition to the supreme court in Israel to issue a ruling on the travel ban which prevents Israeli citizens from ...