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Arts and Culture

Palestinian author, translator win Arabic literature prize

Samih al-Qassim’s poems honored in posthumous translation.

New video art evokes "yearning to return" of Palestinian refugees

“In Your Absence” commemorates ethnic cleansing of Kufr Birim, a Palestinian Christian village in the Galilee.

Watch: Poetic short film set to Darwish's "In Damascus"

Nostalgic footage accompanied by recording of poet reciting tribute to the Arab capital.

History podcast series illuminates Palestine's past

The Ottoman History Podcast offers in-depth discussions of Middle Eastern past.

Short film captures resistance spirit of Kanafani story

Warwick University students transform celebrated Palestinian novelist Ghassan Kanafani’s “A Brief Conclusion” into a moving one-man play.

Video: Poem for Salem Shamaly, a youth murdered in Gaza

Haidar Eid performs “Lifeboat” in honor of a Palestinian youth whose brutal slaying in Gaza was caught on video.

Olive harvest in Palestine - photos and video

The olive is Palestine’s staple crop, but harvesting it has become fraught with danger.

UN urged to recognize cultural significance of Palestine posters

Dan Walsh has collected Palestine-themed posters by nearly 2,000 artists.

Palestine shines in global literature prizes

Poet Ghassan Zaqtan is on the longlist for the Sheikh Zayed Prize, a celebration of Arabic culture.

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