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Please submit your article by e-mail to The text must be in Microsoft Word format in either English or Arabic, double-spaced. Manuscripts must include a cover page containing the title, author’s name, and an abstract of no more than 150 words and keywords​. Articles not conforming to these specifications will be rejected without review.

Text and reference note style must conform to the Chicago Manual of Style. Transliteration follows the style of the International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Authors who wish correct modern Turkish orthography to appear in their texts are responsible for providing it. Download Author Instructions (PDF)​.

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Al-Abhath is a peer-reviewed journal published annually by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the American University of Beirut. The journal publishes articles and reviews in the fields of Arab and Middle Eastern studies.​The journal encourages the submission of articles written in English or Arabic dealing with Arab and Middle Eastern studies.​ Since its inception, Al-Ahbath has covered many related fields of interest: Arab and Islamic studies, sociology, numismatics, history, economic, language, psychology and astrology, concentrating on the Arab world. It appears in both Arabic and English and is a necessary and useful reference for anyone interested in and engaged in the study of any aspect of this part of the world. For more information about the journal in Arabic, please visit the Al-Abhath website.
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