Hadani Ditmars, fresh from a return trip to Iraq, surveys the burgeoning plastic arts scene.
Rosa Maria Branche welcomes Rima Abdul Malak as Macron's choice for the new Minister of Culture.
Melissa Chemam profiles the Arab-Belgian singer-songwriter Tamino-Amir, as he prepares to go on tour.
Farah Abdessamad is fascinated by a climate change documentary about would-be rainmakers in the UAE.
I. Rida Mahmood remembers the story of a home abortion in Amman and thanks her lucky stars she lives in Amreeka.
Nora Lester Murad reviews a "far-fetched" story of a marriage between a Palestinian Muslim and an American Jew.
Melissa Chemam reviews two major exhibitions devoted to Algerian artists and the rebel leader Abd el-Kader, at Paris and Marseille museums.
Shreya Parikh, a doctoral researcher in sociology with Paris' CERI Sciences Po, explores her place in the public space in Tunis.
Melissa Chemam interviews the London-based Franco-Algerian artist whose pavilion won Special Jury Mention in Venice.
Taline Voskeritchian reviews the latest film from Nora Martirosyan about the tiny country fought over by Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The co-directors of Combatants for Peace, ex-Palestinian and Israeli fighters, invite readers to attend on May 15th.
For April's column, music critic Melissa Chemam looks longingly at the legend of Lebanon's diva.