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The short has collected 60 awards in 48 countries, including the 2018 Carthage Film Days’ Tanit d’Or and the Best Canadian Short Film at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Set against the backdrop of Iraq's Anglo-American invasion 17 years ago, Baghdad Central peers into the lives of Baghdadis as their world frays and unravels.

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Sarah Shaffi

Grief, guilt and sisterly bonds: A Pure Heart

Book Club: Stories about sisters are all the rage these days, and this very relationship is what is explored by Rajia Hassib in her new novel A Pure Heart.

My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan

Sadek Hamid

My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan

Book Club: Abdullah Anas and Tam Hussein's To the Mountains: My Life in Jihad, from Algeria to Afghanistan is a valuable resource in ...

Top three plant milks to veganise your karak

Diana Alghoul

Top three plant milks to veganise your karak

No one deserves to be deprived of karak tea, especially not vegans. Here's a ...

Imprisoned, starved, abused: The plight of Lebanon's domestic workers

Sarah Khalil

Imprisoned, starved, abused: The plight of Lebanon's domestic workers

'This is Lebanon' is a project founded by a former migrant worker, who seeks an end to labour exploitation of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.

Sami Rahman

Nike's Modest Swimsuit makes tides in Islamic fashion

The collection, titled Victory Swim, will officially launch in February 2020 and is set to fill a gap in the modest swimwear industry.

Ash Gallagher

Tamara Albanna raises awareness about women through Iraq's goddess

The New Arab Meets: Tamara Albanna to talk more about her artistry, her deep connection to a homeland she barely knows and her hopes of keeping Inanna's spirit alive.

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Sadek Hamid

My Brother, Muhammad Ali

Book Club: My Brother, Muhammad Ali, takes readers behind the scenes of his early childhood, extraordinary fighting career and post boxing life.

Other Words for Home: Starting a new life

Sumaiyya Naseem

Other Words for Home: Starting a new life

Book Club: Jasmine Warga’s latest young adult novel traces the experiences of a young Syrian refugee starting a new life in America.

Elias Jahshan

The best books by Arab authors in 2019

Book Club: The New Arab rounds up some of the best reads written in English by Arab authors this year.

A hunger for halal as UK food industry booms

Sami Rahman

A hunger for halal as UK food industry booms

The halal food industry in Britain is booming and for the first time ever, Muslim consumers have more choice than ever before.

Sami Rahman

Meet Khadijah Mellah: The UK's first ever hijab-wearing jockey

Khadijah, from Peckham, London who only sat on a racehorse for the first time in April, is the first British Muslim female jockey to wear a hijab whilst racing.

Tahmina Begum

The Greater Freedom tackles Middle Eastern cultural taboos

Book Club: British-Egyptian author Alya Mooro speaks to The New Arab about her new novel The Greater Freedom which tackles topics deemed as taboo in the Middle Eastern culture.

A Slap in the Face explores refugee life

Ramona Wadi

A Slap in the Face explores refugee life

Book Club: A Slap in the Face describes the story of an Iraqi refugee seeking a ...

Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine

Ramona Wadi

Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine

Book Club: By looking at intertwining complexities of politics, heritage, culture and state formation, Chiara de Cesari's academic study demonstrates how colonial dispossession can be opposed.

Sarah Shaffi

Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World

Book Club: Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World is an astute, informative and addictive look at the globalisation of pop culture.

Farzana Khan

Frida of our time: A tribute to Ayah Abdulrahman

Ayah was a phenomenal Palestinian artist, who sadly lost her battle to cancer. Her legacy will live on through her artwork.

Lebanese fusion maestros Adonis bring protest spirit to London

Florence Dixon

Lebanese fusion maestros Adonis bring protest spirit to London

The New Arab Meets: Adonis, the four-piece Lebanese band taking their fusion of old Arabic classics and pop-rock anthems from humble village ...