Islamic State

Abdel Bari Atwan

November 2015 | £9.99 | 272pp

Based on interviews with Islamic State insiders, Abdel Bari Atwan reveals the origins and modus operandi of the fastest-growing and richest terrorist group in the world. Outlining its leadership structure and strategies, Atwan describes the group’s ideological differences […]

King Faisal

Alexei Vassiliev

October 2015 | £25.00 | $40.00 | 528pp

In 1964 Faisal bin Abdul Aziz became king of a country holding a quarter of the world’s oil reserves, also home to Mecca and Medina. He was called ‘the most powerful Arab ruler in centuries’. Eleven years later, […]

Desert Songs of the Night

Edited by Suheil Bushrui & James M. Malarkey

August 2015 | £12.99 | $18.95 | 480pp

A unique and extraordinary collection, Desert Songs of the Night presents some of the finest poetry and prose by Arab writers, from the Arab East to Andalusia, over the last 1,500 years. From the mystical imagery of the […]

Enemy on the Euphrates

Ian Rutledge

June 2015 | £10.99 | 512pp

In 1920 an Arab revolt came perilously close to inflicting a shattering defeat upon the British Empire’s forces occupying Iraq after the Great War. A huge peasant army besieged British garrisons and bombarded them with captured artillery. British […]


John McHugo

March 2015 | £10.99 | 304pp

Syria’s descent into chaos since 2011 has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, while more than nine million people have fled their homes. In this timely account, John McHugo charts the history of Syria from the First World […]

Syria Speaks

Edited by Malu Halasa, Zaher Omareen and Nawara Mahfoud

June 2014 | £14.99 | 328pp

In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny. Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers […]

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