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Afrah Nasser's Blog
One of the few blogs by a Yemeni women in English.
AltMuslim’s contributors offer global perspectives on Muslim life, politics, and culture. They present these viewpoints in a variety of formats including interviews, analysis, opinion, media reviews, and photos and videos.
Amira Al Hussaini
"Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights."
This blog focuses on accuracy and balance, making it a good source for hard news and analysis.
The Electronic Intifada
This blog aims to bring awareness to the Palestinian cause through reporting between activism and journalism.
Mahir Zeynalov: Diary of a Skeptic
One of the few Turkish bloggers writing in English, Zeynalov is a newspaper reporter.
"PALESTINE SQUARE is the blog of the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS), an independent research and publishing nonprofit organization, dedicated exclusively to the study of Palestine, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and regional and international developments affecting Palestine."
Qifa Nabki: News and Commentary from the Levant
"Qifa Nabki [ˈki-fə ˈneb-kē] is a blog about Levantine politics, history, and culture, written by Elias Muhanna, the Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University. "
"Saudi Jeans is blog written by Ahmed Al Omran. The blog aims to provide news, commentary, and personal views on political and social issues in Saudi Arabia, with a special focus on freedom of expression, human rights and women’s rights. In addition to the aforementioned topics, the blog may also cover other things of interest to the writer such as technology, sports, literature, etc."
Angered by the marginalization of women in Saudi Arabia, this mother of three, dedicates her free time to writing about it.
Top 35 Middle East Blogs
This is an article in Al-Monitor that will provide a more extensive list of Middle East blogs.
Middle Eastern news from a local perspective.
Al Jazeera was the first independent news channel in the Arab world.
British Broadcasting Corporation is a public service broadcaster that reports worldwide.
The Cable News Network is a world online news and information delivery service.
Online version of a newspaper in Israel.
The Jerusalem Post
A leading Israeli English newspaper.
New York Times
An American daily newspaper that reports of global affairs.
Voice of America aims to provide "accurate and unbiased news and information."
The Daily Telegraph
The Telegraph is a "national British daily broadsheet newspaper" that reports on global news.
The Guardian cover American and International news.
The Independent covers UK and international news.
Top Middle East News in English
This is a list of middle east coverage and news sites.
Templar by A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Martin is one of a handful of Templar Knights to escape when the king of France and the pope conspire to destroy the noble order. The king aims to frame the Templars for heresy, execute all of them, and make off with their legendary treasure. That's the plan, anyway, but Martin and several other surviving knights mount a counter-campaign to regain the lost treasure of the Knights Templar. With gorgeous illustrations by LeUyen Pham and Alexander Puvilland and lush coloring from Hilary Sycamore, this 480-page, full-color, hardcover graphic novel by Jordan Mechner is itself a treasure.
Call Number: GRAPHIC PN6727 .M42 T4 2013
Publication Date: 2013-07-09
Habibi by From the internationally acclaimed author of Blankets ("A triumph for the genre."--Library Journal), a highly anticipated new graphic novel. nbsp; Sprawling across an epic landscape of deserts,nbsp;harems, and modern industrial clutter, Habibi tells the tale of Dodola and Zam, refugee child slaves bound to each other by chance, by circumstance, and by the love that grows between them. We follow them as their lives unfold together and apart; as they struggle to make a place for themselves in a world (not unlike our own) fueled by fear, lust, and greed; and as they discover the extraordinary depth--and frailty--of their connection. nbsp; At once contemporary and timeless, Habibi gives us a love story of astounding resonance: a parable about our relationship to the natural world, the cultural divide between the first and third worlds, the common heritage of Christianity and Islam, and, most potently, the magic of storytelling.
Call Number: FIRST FLOOR - POPULAR BOOKS
Publication Date: 2011-09-20
The Complete Persepolis by Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi's best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi's unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family in Tehran during the Islamic Revolution; of the contradictions between private life and public life in a country plagued by political upheaval; of her high school years in Vienna facing the trials of adolescence far from her family; of her homecoming--both sweet and terrible; and, finally, of her self-imposed exile from her beloved homeland. It is the chronicle of a girlhood and adolescence at once outrageous and familiar, a young life entwined with the history of her country yet filled with the universal trials and joys of growing up. Edgy, searingly observant, and candid, often heartbreaking but threaded throughout with raw humor and hard-earned wisdom--Persepolis is a stunning work from one of the most highly regarded, singularly talented graphic artists at work today.
Call Number: GRAPHIC PN6747.S245 P4713 2007
Publication Date: 2007-10-30
Jerusalem by A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Jerusalem is a sweeping, epic graphic novel that follows a single family—three generations and fifteen very different people—as they are swept up in chaos, war, and nation-making from 1940-1948. Faith, family, and politics are the heady mix that fuel this ambitious, cinematic graphic novel. WithJerusalem, author-filmmaker Boaz Yakin turns his finely-honed storytelling skills to a topic near to his heart: Yakin's family lived in Palestine during this period and was caught up in the turmoil of war just as his characters are. This is a personal work, but it is not a book with a political ax to grind. Rather, this comic seeks to tell the stories of a huge cast of memorable characters as they wrestle with a time when nothing was clear and no path was smooth.
Call Number: GRAPHIC PN6727 .Y26 J47 2013
Publication Date: 2013-04-16
Cairo by Written by G. Willow Wilson Art and cover by M.K. Perker Written by breakout talent G. Willow Wilson, a Cairo-based journalist, and drawn by renowned illustrator M.K. Perker, the original hardcover graphic novel CAIRO is action-adventure that brings the ancient and modern Middle East together with a Vertigo twist! A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld, and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis! This magical-realism thriller interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist, and an Israeli soldier as they race through bustling present-day Cairo to find an artifact of unimaginable power, one protected by a dignified jinn and sought by a wrathful gangster-magician. But the vastness of Africa's legendary City of Victory extends into a spiritual realm - the Undernile - and even darker powers lurk there...
Call Number: GRAPHIC PN6727 .W53 C35 2007
Publication Date: 2007-11-07
A Game for Swallows by When Zeina's parents don't return one afternoon and the bombing in Beirut grows closer, her neighbors create a comfortable world indoors for Zeina and her brother. Together they try to make it through a dramatic day in the one place they believed would always be safe--home.
Call Number: GRAPHIC PN6790 .L43 A2513 2012
Publication Date: 2012-01-09