Mariam Ali is an editor for Arab Awakening.
Book review: The Egyptians
Jack Shenker's The Egyptians: A Radical Story is a must read for anyone who wants to understand how and why Egypt's...
Cooperation and economic dialogue: interview with Rafik Abdessalem
An interview with the former foreign minister of Tunisia and a senior party adviser to the Ennahdha party.
Film review: a Syrian love story
A Syrian Love Story is an intimate portrait of a Syrian family torn apart by war, especially moving and relevant in...
On Arab Awakening: a response
Can the mass uprisings that happened across the Arab world in 2011 accurately be called an awakening? The editors of...
Hunted, hooded and sold
Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari’s film Cechanok sweeps through the world of Middle Eastern falconry. At the Open City...
Interview: bread, freedom and social justice
The authors of Bread, Freedom and Social Justice discuss the lessons of the past few years for the labour movement...