Syrian Poet Najib al-Rayyes: ‘Ode to the Prison Shadows’

Oh, Prison Shadows, stay a while
Indeed, we yearn for darkness


‘Untamed’: An Evening with Zakaria Tamer

Last Wednesday, Banipal magazine presented “An evening with Zakaria Tamer” to celebrate one of the Arabic language’s most influential writers: By Valentina Viene Banipal dedicated its latest issue entirely to the celebrated Syrian short-story writer. Since 1957, Tamer has published eleven short-story collections,… Read More ›