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,…

Medieval medicine bottle unearthed in Harran

Archeologists have discovered a medieval earthenware bottle containing medicine in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa’s archaeological site of…

Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit Rembrandt and Vermeer works

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, the first museum to carry the famed name outside of France, announced…

Egypt uncovers ancient burial site of 50 mummies

Egypt uncovers ancient burial site of 50 mummies Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb containing 50…

Death of celebrated Iraqi archaeologist marks end of an era

Iraq’s veteran archaeologist, Lamia al Gailani, died in Amman, Jordan on January 18 at the age of…

Arabian Oryx numbers increase in the UAE

Some 200 kilometers away from the hustle and bustle of Abu Dhabi city, 14 Arabian Oryx…

EGYPT: embarking upon a new era of silver screen success?

In the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, the literary works of leading Egyptian authors brought glory to the…

Algerian refugee goes from rags to riches

Daniele Henkel decided she had to flee Algeria because she felt her children were no longer…