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Fadi Abu Saada
Resistance activist Woroud Qasem was given a hero’s welcome by her family and friends on Thursday upon being released after six years in an Israeli...
Saturday, August 11, 2012
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Mariam Abdallah
The Saudi writer and activist has for many years been fighting against sectarianism and discrimination in the Kingdom. He believes that the people’s...
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
A few weeks before the Syrian uprising began, Raymond Boutros was putting the finishing touches on the script for a new feature film. The plot...
Friday, August 3, 2012
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Khalil Sweileh
Syrian poet Ibrahim al-Jaradi describes his life and writing experiences as “exercises in pain.” The murder of his elder brother in a land dispute...
Monday, July 30, 2012
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Hussam al-Saray
Iraq novelist Zuhair al-Jezairy, like most of his contemporaries, blossomed in his native country before Saddam Hussein’s era, which forced him into...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
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Kamel Jaber
Maestro Harout Fazlian, the son of director Berj Fazlian and painter Sirvart Gregorian, would have easily believed he was born backstage in a theater...
Sunday, July 22, 2012
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Afif Diab
Sarah Bint Talal Bin Abdul-Aziz, the Saudi princess who recently applied for asylum in Britain, has decided to join the vocal opposition. She is...
Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Rasha al-Ameer
Colleagues at the public and private schools where he spent his professional life are filled with admiration and affection for Mahmoud Assaf. At the...
Sunday, July 15, 2012
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Mohamed Nazzal
Ali Saleh was laid to rest in the Adchit cemetery in south Lebanon. His grave is no different than all the others, except for his epitaph, which says...
Thursday, July 12, 2012
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