Category Archives: Culture

Stranger at the Gate: How a Muslim community helped a US war veteran find peace

An American war veteran had come to a mosque to destroy it. The congregants’ hospitality [...]

Yemen and Lebanon sites added to UNESCO world heritage list

 An ancient Yemeni kingdom and a Lebanese modernist concrete fair park were added Wednesday to [...]

The “death” of Arabic may come from where we least expect it

Every few months, an article bemoaning the death of the Arabic language emerges, whether in [...]

Iraqi conservators strive to preserve ancient manuscripts with help from friends

In an annex of Iraq’s national museum, a conservator pores over a 17th-century manuscript, carrying [...]