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A story by imprisoned Writer Ahmed Naji

The appeal to stay Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji’s two-year sentence on November 26 was denied

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Meanwhile, in Italy: A Festival of Migrant Literature

There was a migrant literature festival in Sesto San Giovanni in early June and the September Mantua Literature Festival also focused on migrant stories

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34 Years Later: Memory and Violence in Literary Sabras and Shatilas

“Most of the literary representations of the massacres in two Palestinian refugee camps don’t aim to hold a mirror to the three days of horror, which took place in 1982, between September 16 and 18.”

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New Palestinian-Syrian Play ‘Desert of Light’ Premieres This Month at Cornell

Set outside Damascus in the Yarmouk refugee camp, Desert of Light reveals the tragic absurdity of the Syrian civil war

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Utopian and Dystopian Palestines: From Literature to Art and Back at the ‘Chapter 31’ Exhibition

“Chapter 31: A New Archaeology Of The Future”[1] is a new exhibition that tips its hat to Emile Habibi’s pioneering text The Secret Life of Saeed The Pessoptimist

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‘Women in Translation’ Month, and 5 New or Forthcoming Books by Arab Women

This August marks the third annual Women in Translation month, held with the aim of encouraging readers, reviewers, publishers, booksellers, and librarians – but especially readers – to engage with women writers in translation

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Today: A Motion to Stay Ahmed Naji’s Two-year Prison Sentence for His Novel ‘Using Life’

Today at Bulaq Abu Al-Aila Misdemeanour Court, supporters are gathering to attend a court session for imprisoned Egyptian novelist Ahmed Naji

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‘Living Together in Spite of Our Differences’: A Talk with Amin Maalouf

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair opened this year on April 27, the morning after the International Prize for Arabic Fiction was announced, and closes today

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Qatari Poet Muhammad Al Ajami, Serving 15-year Sentence, Pardoned by Emir

Qatari poet Muhammad al-Ajami — who was the target of an international solidarity movement because of his 15-year prison sentence — has been pardoned

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