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…

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…