An attack on one writer anywhere is an attack on freedom of expression everywhere.
Dr. Abdullah Chahin, author of a book on the Syrian quagmire, responds to the TMR review of his book.
Algerian critic Fouad Mami parses his nation's history and independence from France, on Algeria's 60th anniversary.
Multimedia artist Mara Ahmed translates and reads Pakistani poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Urdu classic, composed while in prison.
The Markaz Review presents Libya's Mohammed al-Naas in these exclusive excerpts translated by Rana Asfour.
Ghazi Gheblawi talks to young Libyan novelist Mohammed al-Naas, presently working out of Tunisia.
Melissa Chemam in her latest music column interviews Tunisian electro-world creator Imed Alibi.
Nada Ghosn revels in the artistry of Palestinian, Iranian, Lebanese, Afghan and other playwrights and performers in Avignon this year.
A writer born into both Arabic and Hebrew linguistic traditions finds herself writing in English but longing for Arabic.
Pierre Daum opines that despite a French museum's best effort, an exhibit on Algeria and France can't escape its colonial bias.