July has been quite eventful and cruel. Neymar is out and the Caliphate is in and on. And we have a colorful bouquet for our readers. Elliot Colla examines the military-literary complex and the pervasive network of embedded iterature. Sonja Mejcher-Atassi curates a conversation between Charif KIwan and Akra Zaatarai. Jonathan Wright translates an excerpt from Amjad Nasser`s novel, Land of No Rain. Soraya Morayef interviews Syrian novelist Khaled Khalifa. Gelare Khoshgozaran reflects on Nooshin Rostami`s House of Strength. Daniella Rose King interviews Medrar.TV`s Mai Elwakil in a post republished from online arts magazine Ibraaz, which is complimented by a Medrar.TV feature on recent photographic works from Egypt.
Elliott Colla, "The Military-Literary Complex"
Sonja Mejcher-Atassi, "ABOUNADDARA`s Take on Images in the Syrian Revolution: A Conversation between Charif Kiwan and Akram Zaatari. (Part One)"
Amjad Nasser, Excerpt from Land of No Rain (tr. Jonathan Wright)
Soraya Morayef, "Interview with Khaled Khalifah"
Gelare Khoshgozaran, "The House of Melancholy and Strength"
Daniella Rose King, "Video Channeling"
Medrar.TV, "Layer of Green: Eleven Photographic Works"
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