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Comment: Ongoing efforts to delegitimise Palestine mean that investing in everyday Palestinian culture is as important and relevant as ever, writes Amal Awad.

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Steven Salaita

Prioritising Zionism over Palestinians at the University of Illinois

Comment: The university of Illinois is constitutionally incapable of supporting real anti-racism, doing so would undermine its devotion to the ruling class, writes Steven Salaita.

Israeli designer 'duped' Palestinian women into embroidering NYFW dress

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Israeli designer 'duped' Palestinian women into embroidering NYFW dress

A group of Palestinian bedouin women have accused an Israeli designer of deceit after a gown embroidered for New York Fashion Week was sponsored ...

A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home

Ylenia Gostoli

A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home

At their Jerusalem family home of over half a century, the Shamasneh Family's Eid celebrations were cut short when Israeli forces came knocking.

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Cloaks and daggers: Saudi Arabia's gifts to Donald Trump

Saudi Arabia presented Donald Trump during his visit to the kingdom with 83 gifts including swords, daggers, two robes lined with rare fur and artwork featuring a picture of Trump.

Diana Alghoul

A celebration of culture: London's Palestine Expo attracts thousands

With over 15,000 visitors, London’s Palestine Expo saw people from all nationalities and religions come together to show solidarity and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Arab Fashion Week brings unisex minimalism to Dubai

Designers, buyers and influencers descend to Dubai for Arab Fashion Week, a five-day event dedicated to ready couture and resort wear.

Mohammed Arafat

Stop the appropriation, Israel: First hummus now cross-stich?

Not content with occupying land, Israeli fashion designers are appropriating Palestinian culture as their own, writes Mohammed Arafat

'Prints of Palestine': Weaving Palestinian heritage into contemporary fashion

Nada Ramadan

'Prints of Palestine': Weaving Palestinian heritage into contemporary fashion

Jerusalem-born designer Natalie Tahhan hopes to revive traditional Palestinian embroidery with a modern twist in her collection 'Prints ...

Tom Charles

The sharp limits of UN solidarity with Palestine

Comment: The presence of the US as a permanent member of the UN Security Council has blocked the laws that would bring justice and liberate ...

Lebanon's national museum reveals long-hidden treasures

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Lebanon's national museum reveals long-hidden treasures

Beirut's National Museum has opened its basement of ancient treasures for the first time in four decades, displaying more than 500 artefacts.

Arab Fashion Week: Australian carnival inspires Emirati designer's collection

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Arab Fashion Week: Australian carnival inspires Emirati designer's collection

For her collection "Voyage of the Carnival," fashion designer Lamya Abedin sought inspiration from a vintage circus in Australia.

Eid Festival brings Muslims together in California

Eman Shurbaji

Eid Festival brings Muslims together in California

North America’s largest Eid Festival took place last weekend in California, seeing some 20,000 people come together to celebrate the Muslim ...

Palestinian national heritage museum opens in occupied West Bank Palestinian national heritage museum opens in occupied West Bank

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Palestinian national heritage museum opens in occupied West Bank

With impeccable architecture surrounded by greenery, the Palestine museum near Ramallah seeks to be a place of memory for Palestinians.

Nada Ramadan

Untha: new Jerusalem-based label revives traditional Palestinian fashion

Up-and-coming Jerusalem-based fashion label seeks to revive traditional Palestinian fashion by combining embroidery with modern styles, adding a unique twist to a dying art.

Rana Abdallah

Gaza's working women: we can do it

Feature: Gaza's economy is crippled by the Israeli siege but a group of women are overcoming these obstacles and supporting their families, ...

Lamis Anas

US: Palestinian clothing in spotlight on Women’s Day

Feature: The Palestinian American Women’s Association marked International Women’s Day with a display of traditional Palestinian clothing and ...

Rima Marrouch

Exercise and chain smoking: an evening with Ghalia Benali

Profile: The Tunisian singer opens up about singing, acting, Tunisia, politics and the most important things in life.

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