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Four Films from The Arab World Nominated for an Oscar

No less than four Arabic-language films have been nominated for one of this year’s coveted Academy Awards. We showcase the contenders in 2020, plus a couple of movies that didn’t make the cut.

Four Arabic-language films have been nominated for one of this year’s Academy Awards
Russia-Backed Military Offensive in Syria's Daraa

The Assad regime moves to bomb opposition-held Daraa province into submission. The US and Israel stand on the sidelines, while Jordan is grappling with the next wave of refugees. A press review on the regional repercussion of the Daraa offensive.

Press Review
One of the photographs by France Keyser in her series 'French and Muslim', the winner of the professional category.
The 2017 zenith Photo Award

The search for identity and the poetry of everyday life were captured by photographers in the zenith Photo Award, with the theme Islam in Europe. The winners were announced at a ceremony in Berlin.   

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