Ten Middle Eastern Culture Profiles To Follow On Twitter

Here is our list of ten accounts that you should be following on Twitter for up to date information on Middle Eastern news, culture and events in London…

@crosswayuk

The Crossway Foundation is a charitable organisation based in London. Their aim is to get young people involved in Middle Eastern arts and educational projects. Follow their account to find out about some fantastic Middle Eastern events taking place right on your doorstep!


@gaymiddleeast

Twitter account for gaymiddleeast.com. Offering news and commentary on gay culture in the Middle East.


@shubbakfestival

Although the next Shubbak Festival isn’t until next year, it’s worth following the festival’s organisers to find out what events will be taking place and how you can get involved with one of the biggest Middle Eastern events in London.


@pdanahar

Paul Danahar is the BBC’s Middle East Bureau Chief, so you can expect him to be fully up to date with developing Middle Eastern news stories.


@themosaicrooms

One of our favourite art spaces in the capital, The Mosaic Rooms plays host to some of the most creative voices in Arab culture. Follow them for regular updates on their events and exhibits.


@arabiabooks

Arabia Books are a London based publisher who specialise in translating Arabic fiction into English. Follow them for upcoming events and info on their latest authors.


@arabist

Twitter account for thearabist.net. Offering a review and debate on Arab news, politics and culture.


@zenithfoundtn

The Zenith Foundation supports independent Arab cultural production. Following their twitter profile is a must for anyone interested in Middle Eastern visuals and film.


@nourfestival

The Nour Festival of arts takes place at the famous Leighton House Museum. The yearly event specialises in bringing the best contemporary film, literature, fashion, music and art from the Middle East to London. Follow them for planning on this year’s event.


@middleeastldn

Hey, we’re not modest! Follow us and we’ll keep you up to date with all the latest Middle Eastern news and events taking place in London.


By Tom Shepherd

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2 comments

  1. Nice, simple idea done well. Why not make it easy for people to follow these by creating a Twitter list that they can follow in one click?

  2. Great idea! Looks really nice

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