Arab Council Cancels Award After Intended Recipient Visits Jerusalem

Boualem Sansal, who writes in French, was due to receive the prize for his novel, 'Rue Darwin,' on June 6 at the Arab World Institute in Paris.

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The Council of Arab Ambassadors in France revoked its decision to award Algerian writer Boualem Sansal a prize for best Arab novel, shortly after Sansal took part in the International Writers Festival in...