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After losing parents either in the battle or during Islamic State's brutal three year occupation of Mosul, dozens of children have turned to street peddling or begging to survive.

Liverpool's annual Arab Art Festival is back for the 20th year running promising a diverse and exciting programme jam-packed with a mix of exciting local and internationally acclaimed artists.

A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

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A celebration of East-West dialogue through poetry and music

Gingko has unveiled an ambitious poetry project, celebrating the 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan, which was in turn inspired by the Persian poet Hafez.

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

Charlie Hoyle

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the ...

Meet Sheffield's first Somali Lord Mayor Magid Magid

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Meet Sheffield's first Somali Lord Mayor Magid Magid

The election of Magid Magid as Sheffield's new Lord Mayor marks many firsts for ...

Iraqis fill the Mosul airwaves after IS radio silence

The New Arab & agencies

Iraqis fill the Mosul airwaves after IS radio silence

Society: Young Iraqis are filling the city's airwaves, after the Islamic State group's radio ban in Mosul.

The New Arab

Towards A New Divan: a night of poetry

A night of poetry and music - inspired by an artistic exchange between German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Persian poet Hafez - will take place on Wednesday evening.

The New Arab & agencies

Corruption blamed for death-trap sewers in Iraq

Young people have become trapped and suffocated in neglected sewers.

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

Women's football team heads change in conservative Jordan

Victoria Schneider

Women's football team heads change in conservative Jordan

In Jordan, a handful of athletes have managed to establish the Women’s National Football Team in their conservative society. In just over a ...

Alex Wright

The Lebanese Bakery: Beirut's manousheh arrives in London

Yalla, let's eat! Continuing our series focused on Middle Eastern restaurants, we make our way to The Lebanese Bakery in central London, where you can try delicious manousheh.

Meet the 85-year-old trying to break the Gaza siege

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Meet the 85-year-old trying to break the Gaza siege

Barbara, an 85-year-old obstetrician from California, has joined the Freedom Flotilla to deliver aid to the besieged Gaza Strip.

Noor El-Terk

The Shroud Maker: A tale of loss and survival

Ahmed Masoud's play follows the story of an 83-year-old woman in Gaza, as she remembers her life mapped alongside Palestine's.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon hosts first women-only classic car rally

Lebanon has hosted its first ever women-only classic car rally, with female drivers flying in from across the world for the occasion.