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Feurat Alani’s “The Perfume of Iraq”

An article written by Sarah – The Arabic Novel @thearabicnovel 2016. Feurat Alani is a 36-year-old French journalist. Social networks are in full bloom, when he takes over Twitter to express himself more intimately on a past that lives in him. He decides to cover in a few tweets a particular period, that of his …

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Alamut, fortress of the Assassins in Iran

For more than 150 years, from the 11th to the 13th century, a politico-religious group settled in the north of Iran, in a network of impregnable fortresses, fought against the foreign hold of the Turks established throughout the region. Called Assassins, Ismailis, Nizarites, heretics or hashishins, these dissidents of Shi’ism managed, despite their small numbers, …

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Googoosh, Iran timeless icon

« Icon of Iranian culture », « Queen of Persian pop », « Timeless Diva » or even « Daughter of Iran », Googoosh gathers all the superlatives as she is the embodiment of Iranian cultural heritage. As a singer, actress and role model for youth at her peak in the 60s and 70s, Googoosh has been going through the ages, enjoying immense …

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Caramel, a film by Nadine Labaki, 2007

SYNOPSIS OF THE MOVIE CARAMEL Layale, a Lebanese Christian, runs the beauty salon « Si Belles« , located in a working-class district of Beirut, where five women work side by side. Through painful depilations, nail polish application and brushing, these women converse, joke and confide in each other : Layale lives an extramarital love story with Rabih, …

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The photographic series « Persian Blue Gardens of the sun » by Henry Clarke, Vogue 1969

In December 1969, the fashion magazine Vogue publishes a wonderful series of photographs taken by Henry Clarke, the famous American fashion photographer. In this series, he photographs fashion under the Iranian sun, in majestic settings full of history. The models and actresses Marisa Berenson, Lauren Hutton and Cynthia Korman are the big stars posing in ancient …

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Hassan Hajjaj, the master of Moroccan Pop Art

The omnipresence of flashy colours, kitsch prints and cans lined up in Hassan Hajjaj’s photos earned him the following nickname of « the master of Moroccan pop art ». Settled in London since the seventies, the artist is influenced both by his North African heritage and the underground culture of the English capital. His artistic universe builds …