Writing and Reading Iraq

Writing and Reading Iraq

by Annie Webster October 2016 On 6 July 2016, the Chilcot Inquiry was published bringing the ‘Iraq War’ to prominence again. The long awaited twelve volume, 2.6 million word report, which took seven years to compile, critically reflects upon the controversial decision taken by the UK government to go to war in Iraq. It is the latest in a long series of texts to examine the […]

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In conversation with Ibrahim Samuel

In conversation with Ibrahim Samuel

Interview by Minying Huang May 2016 Ibrahim Samuel is a Syrian writer and journalist living in Amman, Jordan. He has published five short story collections, and some of them have been translated into Italian, French, Bulgarian, and English. His work orbits around political themes such as oppression, freedom, cultures of silence, and dictatorship and its effects. He has previously been featured in Banipal Magazine of Modern […]

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