Syria

The Murder of Syrian Poet Mohammad Bashir al-Aani

“Reports emerged in recent days that both al-Aani and his son were killed after IS accused them of ‘apostasy’. “

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‘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 ›