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Istanbul's Alfred Heilbronn Botanical Garden and its contested history
Located on a plot once used as the Agha's residence, this rare green space in the old city has become a political flashpoint between secularists and the Turkish government
Google search results suggest Palestinian keffiyeh a symbol of terrorism
One Ahwazi man’s mission to preserve Arab cultural identity in Iran
How Shakespeare's works challenge colonialism
Ahmed D Dardir
Egyptians angry at violence and alcohol in new Ramadan TV shows
Saudi Arabia’s folk war dance
In pictures: Idlib theatre production tackles trauma of Syria's prisons
France 'rejected MBS demand to label Salvator Mundi as 100 percent Da Vinci'
Yildiz Camii: Istanbul's last sultanic mosque
Tokyo drift: How a growing number of Muslims are making Japan their home
Turkey's intel is after 'Dahlan' as chief villain in a new TV thriller
Egypt's royal mummies paraded through Cairo to new home
Sham el-Nessim: A guide to the Egyptian spring festival
The Mother Goddess, Amazons and other female legends in Anatolian history
Six Days in Fallujah: Another shooter game that refuses to question US militarism?
In pictures: One Syrian’s attempt to preserve the memory of Palmyra
Leading Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti dies aged 77
Food & Drink
The story of Kashmiri Harissa
‘World’s most expensive’ biryani?
In pictures: Egypt's epic Zalaga camel race
How do the Imazighen celebrate the Amazigh New Year?
Egyptian massage parlour uses snakes
A rave, a DJ and a debate: Palestinians outraged over techno party at holy site