Sparks fly when two UK-based Iraqi diaspora playwrights discuss how the art of theatre addresses Iraqi pain with both comedy and drama.
Melissa Chemam profiles Iraqi Kurdish musician-composer Hardi Kurda and his projects Space 21 and Archive Khanah: Sounds from Iraq.
Rusha Rafeek interviews graphic memoirist Malaka Gharib about her Arab American coming of age story.
Rana Asfour talks to an Emirati about her ideas and development as an artist.
Nora Lester Murad talks to Palestinian co-authors Ahed Tamimi and Dena Takruri about "They Called Me a Lioness."
Laëtitia Soula talks to an imam, a pastor and a rabbi, all women, who sat down to write a book together melding feminism and religion.
Laëtitia Soula talks to Talaat El Singaby, founder of one of the world's largest annual guitar festivals.
Sheren Falah Saab talks to rapper-activist Tamer Nafar, who calls for joint Palestinian and Israeli "co-resistance" to the status quo.