Saudi songbird rocks the airwaves

Corona virus lockdown did not discourage 27 year old singer/songwriter Hanan Kamal from posting a music…

EGYPT’S SHADY HABASH WHITEWASH

In a statement that could hardly be less credible, Egypt has said alcohol poisoning caused the…

Saudi Opera singer bursts onto world stage

In the early part of 2020, European operatic circles have been buzzing with reports of a…

Shortlist $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

THE shortlist for the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction has been revealed, featuring former winner…

An Alternative Palestine

Karen Dabrowska visited the London exhibition of Indian-born artist Praneet Soi, at the city’s Mosaic Rooms…

Date palms and satellites are helping the UAE fight carbon emissions

Satellite imagery is proving crucial in helping the environment by estimating the amount of carbon sequestration…

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…