The Iraqi publisher Mazin Lateef Ali’s son Abdulmoahimen accepts the 2023 Prix Voltaire for his father, who was abducted in 2020.
The 2023 IPA Prix Voltaire nominees—from Pakistan, Egypt, Ireland, Turkey, and Iraq—’have made a significant contribution’ to freedom to publish.
An Arabic reading app, Abjjad has 1.5 million registered users and works with publishers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and other markets.
In taking books to film or television, consultant Maha Abdullah tells publishers, full ‘localization’ may be better than mere translation.
Taking up the patronage held by the late Duke of Edinburgh, Camilla now advocates for Book Aid International’s work of providing access to books.
Rebuilt by the UN Development Fund, the new University of Mosul central library has an inventory provided in part by Book Aid International.
The Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute fellow speaks with Mina Al-Oraibi about pandemic-era dynamics in the Arab region.
Six titles are shortlisted for the 2021 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Its recognized novels have been translated into some 30 languages.
Novels from Yemen, Tunisia, Morocco, Iraq, Sudan, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait are on this year’s longlist.
Since the destruction of the University of Mosul library, momentum is building for Book Aid International’s efforts to coordinate and enable publishers’ contributions to rebuilding.