The golden oud of Aboud Harb

By Intisar Alyamani London   The X Factor Arabia judge, Lebanese super star, and one of…

Franco-Arab Film Festival in Amman

Celebrating a quarter century of friendship and creativity, the  openerd in Amman on June 17.   …

Expo 2020 Dubai completes petal-shaped thematic districts

  Event organisers said more than 100m working hours have now gone into developing the site,…

The Architecture of the Veil: an archive of old Damascus

By Karen Dabrowska Augustus Lersten’s new video on Damascene houses creates a penetrating flash of insight…

UAE picks astronaut for International Space Station mission

  The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced that it has selected Hazzaa Al…

Rare painting of Omani man auctioned for $1.38 mn

A rare painting of an Omani man by South African artist Irma Stern fetched more than…

$40m ‘ready couture’ store to launch in Dubai in April

The Arab Fashion Council (AFC) is launching the world’s first ‘ready couture’ store in City Walk…

Early celebrations of St Patrick’s Day in Dubai

The UAE was illuminated in green as it celebrated Ireland’s National Day and the 10th anniversary…

Earliest Islamic period site unearthed in Qatar

Qatar Museums (QM) and UCL Qatar have unearthed the earliest Islamic period site in Qatar and…

Celebrating the written word – Emirates Airline Festival of Literature (March 1st- 9th 2019)

The Arab world celebrates the opening of its largest Festival of the written and spoken word,…