The Markaz Review is a literary arts publication and cultural institution that curates content and programs on the greater Middle East and our communities in diaspora. The Markaz signifies “the center” in Arabic, as well as Persian, Turkish, Hebrew and Urdu.



Arguments Toward a Universal Palestinian Identity

Palestinian Israeli Maurice Ebileeni looks at the Palestinian experience within and beyond the homeland.

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16 May 2022 •

Film Review: “How to Kill a Cloud” Brings Rain to the UAE

Farah Abdessamad is fascinated by a climate change documentary about would-be rainmakers in the UAE.

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16 May 2022 •

Theocracy Looms in Anti-Abortion Opinions of the Supreme Court

I. Rida Mahmood remembers the story of a home abortion in Amman and thanks her lucky stars she lives in Amreeka.

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