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Image: Richard Davenport, courtesy of Metta Theatre

Review: Arab Nights

You are walking through a darkened square. Sooner or later you will hit a wall of government forces armed with batons and guns. But there’s a disturbance. Do you run for it? Or do you find the hand of the

Image: Richard Davenport, courtesy of Metta Theatre

Review: Arab Nights

You are walking through a darkened square. Sooner or later you will hit a wall of government forces armed with batons and guns. But there’s a disturbance. Do you run for it? Or do you find the hand of the

Image courtesy of Future Shorts

Future Shorts at Edge of Arabia, #Cometogether

How do you get Londoners excited about Middle Eastern short films? Try holding the screening in a Spitalfields art exhibition, calling it “secret” and then attracting as much attention as possible on the night by drumming in the queue. And,

Image courtesy of Future Shorts

Future Shorts at Edge of Arabia, #Cometogether

How do you get Londoners excited about Middle Eastern short films? Try holding the screening in a Spitalfields art exhibition, calling it “secret” and then attracting as much attention as possible on the night by drumming in the queue. And,

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Major themes in the London Palestinian Film Festival

What were the major themes in our coverage of the London Palestinian Film Festival? We used Wordle to find out. By Monique Rivalland

PFF Wordle

Major themes in the London Palestinian Film Festival

What were the major themes in our coverage of the London Palestinian Film Festival? We used Wordle to find out. By Monique Rivalland

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Palestine Film Festival Response

The London Palestine Film Festival has been taking place in central London over the past two weeks (20th April – 3rd May). While we hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage on the event and films, here’s a collection of what YOU

LPFF12 Festival banner (web res 600px)

Palestine Film Festival Response

The London Palestine Film Festival has been taking place in central London over the past two weeks (20th April – 3rd May). While we hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage on the event and films, here’s a collection of what YOU

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Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

Hip Hop Logo Middle Eastern Rap and Techno Music

Iranian MCs and Techno à la Lebanese: The best Middle Eastern rhythms on the web

When we cast our minds to the Middle East, we may think of many things. Regrettably, today we are most likely to picture unrest, revolution, conflict. But in the not-so-distant past you may have thought of vibrant hubbub, ramshackle bazaars

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Virtually Visualising the MENA region

Trawling through data can be pretty tiresome so we at Middle East LDN have created pie charts and bubble diagrams to illustrate various data on countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Please feel free to comment on any

Infographic logo

Virtually Visualising the MENA region

Trawling through data can be pretty tiresome so we at Middle East LDN have created pie charts and bubble diagrams to illustrate various data on countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Please feel free to comment on any

Al Farabi Ensemble at the British Museum's Arabia Late event

Arabia Late @ The British Museum

The British Museum put on their Arabia Late event last night, and Middle East LDN were on hand to live Tweet the event. While there were a lot of family friendly activities, like henna tattoos and a world-weave map, there were

Al Farabi Ensemble at the British Museum's Arabia Late event

Arabia Late @ The British Museum

The British Museum put on their Arabia Late event last night, and Middle East LDN were on hand to live Tweet the event. While there were a lot of family friendly activities, like henna tattoos and a world-weave map, there were