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The Syrian conflict is dramatically displayed at the Linbury Theatre at the Royal Opera House in London.

Praneet Soi's exhibition tracks his time in both Palestine and Kashmir to offer the audience a glimpse of his experience in each location.

Love, slavery, madness and abuse: Celestial Bodies

Ilham Essalih

Love, slavery, madness and abuse: Celestial Bodies

Book Club: Celestial Bodies is a complex intergenerational story set in the Omani village of al-Awafi, covering themes of love, slavery, madness and abuse.

We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik

Sarah Shaffi

We Need New Stories by Nesrine Malik

Book Club: Journalist Nesrine Malik takes what considers to be the six most influential myths behind our age of discontent' and aims to ...

Slavery and Islam

Usman Butt

Slavery and Islam

Book Club: Slavery & Islam aims to understand the history of enslavement in ...

For Sama: An astonishing tale of love and horror

Amr Salahi

For Sama: An astonishing tale of love and horror

With her new film, For Sama, 26-year-old Syrian director Waad al-Kateab tells a truly unique story of joy, love, and hope amid the unspeakable horrors of war.

Austin Bodetti

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

While many know Lebanon as a tourist destination, the Mediterranean country is also becoming a hotspot for surfing.

Dana Hourany

Laban: Healing Beirut's wounds through art

In a city where 18 religious sects divide its people, politics, streets and even artworks, Laban looks to create what the civil war destroyed: community.

The original fashion trailblazer was a Muslim

Sophia Akram

The original fashion trailblazer was a Muslim

A Muslim polymath, known as Ziryab, is said to have shaped many of the lifestyle and cultural traditions of Andalusia in the 9th century.

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Raya al-Jadir

Sannah Hussain: Disabled Muslim boxer fights against discrimination

Being a disabled Muslim woman may mean experiencing more discrimination and obstacles in your path but Sannah Hussain is changing and ...

Sami Rahman

First ever hijabi character set to appear in Spider-Man

The New Arab Meets: British actress Zoha Rahman, who plays the part of Peter Parker's Muslim BFF in the Marvel universe's latest movie Spider-Man: Far From Home.

This Green and Pleasant Land: Exploring racism and assimilation

Sarah Shaffi

This Green and Pleasant Land: Exploring racism and assimilation

Book Club: The kind of prejudice in This Green and Pleasant Land is largely of the low-key but pernicious sort that many Muslims and people of colour will relate to.

Karsen Breanne

Thirteen Months of Sunrise: Rich portrayal of contemporary Sudan

Book Club: Everyone has their own story that adds value to a community in Rania Mamnoun's novel, depicting the different everyday experiences and struggles of life in Sudan.

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman

French-fry factory offers rare jobs for Gaza women

The Agricultural Association of Beit Hanoun came up with the idea of establishing a fried-potato factory offering the extra advantage of providing stable employment for women in Gaza.

Gnaoua Festival: Fusing global sounds under one roof

Yousif Nur

Gnaoua Festival: Fusing global sounds under one roof

Culture: Regarded as one of Morocco's most well attended events, the Gnaoua ...

Qatar mega-library defies boycott and woos youth

The New Arab & agencies

Qatar mega-library defies boycott and woos youth

The Gulf's largest book collection, Qatar's National Library, has enhanced ties with libraries outside the region and wooed younger readers in its first year, as an anti-Doha boycott drags on.

Haider A. Khan

Dissidents of the International Left

Book Club: Andy Heintz's timely contribution, Dissidents of the International Left, features interviews with 77 left-wing figures from around the world.

Sophia Akram

The Aziziye Mosque: One of London's most stunning mosques

See in pictures: The Aziziye Mosque in Stoke Newington is thought of as one of Britain's most stunning mosques.

Giving marginalised youth a voice in Lebanon through theatre

Nicholas Frakes

Giving marginalised youth a voice in Lebanon through theatre

Feature: British NGO Seenaryo and the Yaabad Scouts have been working together in Lebanon, using theatre as a way for people to express ...