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…

Book review – The sultan’s world

The Sultan’s world –the Ottoman Orient in renaissance art By Robert Born, Michael Dziewulski, Guido Messling…

FILM REVIEW-JUNE 2014

This year marks the centenary of the beginning of World War I. With tensions rising in…

FILM REVIEW – BORDERS

All the actors in Border give fine performances, which give the film an almost journalistic quality.…

A TRAIN TO ISFAHAN

They also performed in India and Pakistan, hardly suspecting that two years later both countries would…

PRESERVING OMAN’S NATURAL HERITAGE

From the Hajar mountains where endangered tahr perch on rocky outcrops, to long sandy beaches where…