As part of the celebrations of Irbid as the capital of Arab culture for 2022, Yarmouk University has awarded the head of the Jordanian Arabic Language Academy, the writer Dr. Khaled Al-Karaki, the Arar Prize for Literary Creativity for the year 2022, the “Literary Article Field”, which is granted by the Arar Chair for Cultural and Literary Studies at the university, in cooperation with the Emaar Irbid Foundation.