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Submission and Entry Rules
The submitted work shouldn’t be previously awarded by an international/ prominent Prize or submitted to any other award at the time of submission.
Re-submission for the same work is accepted if time condition is still valid. However, the application form should be filled out and new copies of the work submitted.
The work must be published in a book format and within the last two years.
The translation must be from Arabic to any language or from any language to Arabic.
The nominees can submit one book only each year.
The submitted books must have the ISBN number to verify property rights.
If there is a co-author or artist who took part in the production, their details should be included in the submission form, and upload his documents.
The award maintains the right to withhold a Prize or withdraw it if deemed compulsory.
Submitted books are archived at Dar Al Kutub post submission; we regret we cannot return them back to nominees.
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Mohamed Ait Mihoub
Dr Neji ElOunelli
Dr. Ziad Bou Akl
Dr. Keyan Yahya
Hanawa Haruo (1931-2016)
Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al Tahir Al Mansouri (1955-2016)
Dr. Fathi Al Maskini
Abu Y'arub Al Marzouqi
Prof. Mohammad Ziyad Kibbeh
Dr. Albert Habib Mutlaq
Dr. Sa’ad Abdulaziz Maslouh
Dr. Fayiz Suyyagh (1942 - 2020)
Dr. Georges Zinaty (1935 - 2021)
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