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Arts and Culture

"Resistance" poet Samih al-Qasim dies at 75

Writer set a fine example for Druze community by refusing to serve in Israeli military.

Sneak peek of indy doc on paralyzed Palestinian fighter's unlikely friendship

New film tells story of former Fatah guerrilla living in an Amman hospital and his Egyptian caretaker.

Listen: “Love in the Time of Genocide” performed by Haidar Eid

Palestinian intellectual and activist Haidar Eid, in Gaza, performs “Love in the Time of Genocide,” adapted from a poem by the late Egyptian poet Abdul Rahim Mansour.

Stories of Palestinian women's lives awarded major short fiction prize

Susan Muaddi Darraj’s forthcoming collection wins Grace Paley Prize from Association of Writers.

Oakland unveils mural in solidarity with Palestine

The Electronic Intifada speaks with artist Nidal El-Khairy about his work in the Middle East and Oakland and why it’s a blessing to be able to communicate his ideas through illustration.

Palestinian artist John Halaka opens Barcelona exhibition

Show Portraits of Denial and Desire opens at Barcelona’s Tasneem Gallery.

Israeli play expelled from Edinburgh venue as Scots protest against Gaza attack

High-profile artists protest against involvement of Israeli theater company in major festival.

Watch: A global hip-hop call for Israel boycott

Hip-hop artists from several countries have released a track lending their voices to the boycott of Israel.

WATCH: “Shuja'iyah: Land of the Brave” reveals a crisis of humanity

Short video by Palestinian filmmaker Hadeel Assali emphasizes need to scrutinize the priorities of humanitarian institutions.

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