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Eid Mubarak 2016

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TO ALL OUR READERS . . .

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Marvellous Creatures travel to  Toronto

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Following its  success at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha last year the internationally acclaimed exhibition Marvellous Creatures: Animals in Islamic Art has moved to Toronto, Canada, where it will be  on show at the city’s Aga Khan Museum … Continue reading

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Palestinian novel wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction

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A novel about Palestinian life in occupation and exile by Rabai al-Madhoun has won the ninth $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Concerto of the Holocaust and the Nakba, published by Maktabat Kul Shee (Haifa, Palestine), was named the winner by … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW

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THE FORGOTTEN SUMMER by Carol Drinkwater Reviewed exclusively for The Middle East Online by Rhona Wells With warmth, compassion and a deep understanding of la France profonde, Carol Drinkwater delves into one of the dark legacies of the French colonial … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE TO THE MIDDLE EAST ONLINE . . . Mipim 2016 round-up

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Rhona Wells reports from the South of France  The 27th edition of MIPIM, organised by Reed Midem, saw real estate executives and investors expressing a mixture of optimism and caution over the state of the global market. However, while there … Continue reading

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Algerian reform package meets with mixed reception

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Algeria’s parliament have adopted a package of constitutional reforms  that authorities say will strengthen democracy. However, opponents of the bill doubt it will bring about real change. The reforms are meant to address longstanding public grievances in the North African … Continue reading

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Religious tolerance: the UAE’s interfaith success

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The religious divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims has rarely been so apparent in contemporary times, as it is right now. Regionally, we have also seen, Copts, Kurds and Yazidis, among others, suffer the tragic consequences of an intolerance, most … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE TO THE MIDDLE EAST ONLINE . . . Hajj memories relived in London

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An exhibition of paintings by Jeddah artist Reem Nazir, has gone on display at the Royal Geographical Society in London. The paintings in Hajj Journey Through the Ages are inspired by historical photographs and first-hand accounts of the Hajj and are … Continue reading

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