New Literary Site, Qadita, Proud to be Banned in UAE, KSA

The new literary and cultural site from Palestinian-Israeli author Ala Hlehel and journalist and culture critic Anton Shalhat, Qadita, is apparently blocked in the UAE and Saudia Arabia, Qadita reported yesterday. Users attempting to access the site in the UAE got the nation's typical blocking message: "Access to the site is currently blocked. The site … Continue reading New Literary Site, Qadita, Proud to be Banned in UAE, KSA

New Arabic Literature & Politics Website, Qadita, Launches

An exciting new Arabic website launched yesterday, shepherded into being by Palestinian-Israeli author Ala Hlehel and Palestinian-Israel journalist and culture critic Anton Shalhat, Ha'aretz reported. Similar in some ways to the Arabic literary website Kikah.com, Qadita---named for a village in Upper Galilee destroyed by Israeli forces in 1948---is younger, faster, more challenging, and has fresher … Continue reading New Arabic Literature & Politics Website, Qadita, Launches