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Non-Fiction Heroine

In a steamy University of Damascus classroom, Arabic language students attempt to translate Samar Yazbek’s novel Cinnamon. Heads are buried …

Judging Bastawisy

Hisham Bastawisy is a well-respected and eminent judge, formerly in charge of the Egyptian Cassation Court, a branch of the …

The Bitter Harvest

During the former regime, Libyans used to retell stories of soldiers who were physically wounded during the Chadian-Libyan conflict and …

Withered Jasmine

The residents of Mohammed Bouazizi’s hometown, Sidi Bouzid, are not pleased. Located in one of the poorest parts of Tunisia, …

Disrespecting Assad

Amid the continuing civil unrest and mounting death toll in Syria, The Majalla spoke with the Head of the Delegation …

Influence Curtailed

Democracy in the Arab world stands to strip Iran of its power Iranian leaders have tried to portray the Arab …