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The Unknown Works of Dr. Khalil Saadeh is a book by Badr El-Hage that allows readers to explore previously unexplored works by Dr. Khalil Saadeh, the father of Antoun Saadeh- founder of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party. The book published in its first edition in 1987 by Riad El-Rayyes unveils...

​ The volumes, studies and dissertations that delved into the life and literary works of Gibran Khalil Gibran seeking to decipher the code of this unusual man and to solve the enigmas that surrounded him are too many to count. Yet, however abundant, these works remain insufficient to probe and...

Saleh El-Bassam was born in 1911 in Al-Kadhimiya, an Iraqi suburb that was home to high-profile figures under the Iraqi monarchy. He attended elementary school at the Al-Kadhimiya Official School, the only educational institution established under the British mandate, at a time when education was...

Women of Babylon is a sophisticated art-historical study written by Zainab Bahrani, an Edith Porada Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archeology at Columbia University. Published by Routledge in its English edition in 2001, the book was later published in Arabic in 2013 by Dar Cadmus.

“My entry to the IC was coincidental… I was in my office at the US Embassy’s Press and Information Department when the phone rang. It was my esteemed teacher Moussa Suleiman urging me to hurry and see him, for he wanted me to fill the available vacancy at the IC’s Department of Arabic...

At the beginning of her book published by Dar Nelson in 2013, Mona Baroudi Al-Damlouji goes back to chronicle her early childhood days in Ras Beirut huddled between her mother and father, grandparents and uncles and aunts. Even the neighbors, the people next door and the street vendors have their...

In cooperation with the French Institute for the Near East, the National Council for Scientific Research has published Atlas of Lebanon, offering the readers a new glimpse into the Lebanese geographic dynamics and the landscape transformations that occurred during the past 30 years.

With an account of Arab history starting at the onset of the twentieth century, Georges Corm or seeks to explain the juncture Arab countries have reached today. The book, published by Dar Attalia’a, Beirut, offers a detailed examination of the factors leading to the void in the Arab political...

“The last century was one of wars; this century, in its context, cannot handle any such wars, as it could become the final century of history” (153). Thus concludes Yousef al-Ashkar the point of his book The Globalization of Terror in which he discusses the implications of the globalized and...

“Over the course of 500 years, the Native Americans have sustained several invasions by the Spanish, the Portuguese, the French, the Dutch and the British. Viewing their life, language and religion with a scornful eye, the invaders stripped the American Indians of their humanity and subjected...