In a new three-part travel series on Israel/Palestine, Jenine Abboushi lays bare the surveillance state.
Aimee Dassa Kligman reviews the latest novel from the exiled author of "The Yacoubian Building."
Writing from Montpellier, Angélique Crux highlights four musical performances in a Middle Eastern arts festival that has no equal in Europe.
Nora Ounnas Leroy talks to three Moroccan artists participating in a Montpellier incubator project through the Festival Arabesques.
For her 11th TMR music column, Melissa Chemam interviews the Algerian-French diva Samira Brahmia.
Francisco Letelier, a non-Muslim, reviews Omar Mouallem's "Praying to the West" from the outside looking in.
Eman Quotah reviews the new poetry collection by Jordanian Palestinian American author Laila Halaby.
Iason Athanasiadis reviews the new Ibrahim al-Koni translation of a story that recounts Islam's conquest of North Africa.
Rana Asfour reviews the third novel from Dutch Iraqi writer Rodaan Al Galidi.
Angélique Crux reviews the award-winning documentary from Lebanese filmmaker Wissam Tanios.
In her 10th music column for TMR, Melissa Chemam profiles Palestinian oud performer and percussionist Yousef Zayed, who lives in France.
Storyteller Sahand Sahebdivani remembers the late Turkish firebrand Aziz Nesin who wanted to translate Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses."
In "The Handsome Jew" the novelist from Yemen recounts a powerful yet tragic tale of forbidden love.