Dr Ali Abdulnabi Farhan holds a PhD in Modern Literary Criticism and a PhD in Arabic Language & Literature, both from Ain Shams University in Egypt. He also holds a Master’s degree in Arabic Language & Arabic Grammar (2001) and a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language & Education from the University of Bahrain.

Dr Ali joined Ahlia University in September 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Arabic Language & General Studies, Faculty of Arts, Science & Education. He was appointed Chairperson of the Arabic Language & General Studies Department in 2013.


Dr Ali has published research in the old and the new Arab narrative, a narrative of the Arab proverb, pilgrims in shrines Hariri, infrastructure and the deployment of some of the cultural pattern. Other research is in progress.

Particular interests include:

Emro Alqais: a hero

Al Maqamat: the cultural structure and layout, Maqamat Hariri model

Pilgrims in Maqamat Hariri

Narrative and meaning

Focusing in the Arab narrative

He has participated in various seminars and conferences.

Dr. Ali Abdulnabi Ebrahim Mohamed Hasan Research



Arabic language skills, written Arab construction, the modern Arab literature, culture


External Supervisor for a student studying for a doctoral degree from Ain Shams University



  1. الخصائص الأسلوبية في ديوان الحسين بن الضحاك ، د. علي عمران  (27-28 مارس 2017)،  المؤتمر العالمي الرابع للدراسات العربية والحضارة الإسلامية، ماليزيا


  1. الحجاج والاستدلال الحجاجي، د. علي عبدالنبي (2015)، دار ورد الأردنية للنشر والتوزيع
  2. وظيفة التناص الحجاجية والتأثيرية في مقامات الحريري، ، د. علي عبدالنبي (2011)، دار ورد الأردنية للنشر والتوزيع