In search for Nefertiti, Egypt plans more tests on tomb of Tutankhamun

British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves says Nefertiti’s tomb could be in secret chamber adjoining Tutankhamun's tomb.

Modern art on rare display at Tehran major exhibition

40th anniversary of Morocco’s Green March artistically celebrated in Rabat

Advanced technology may unravel ‘secrets’ of pyramids

Acclaimed Egyptian novelist Gamal El-Ghitani dies at 70

Egypt begins restoration of Tut mask after botched repair job

Iran threatens boycott Frankfurt Book Fair over Rushdie’s invite

IS destroys Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra

Sohaib El Oussani reveals backstage of Europe Orient Documentary Film Festival in Asilah

British archaeologist seeks to pinpoint Nefertiti's tomb

Rare mosaic discovered in Israel restored

War forces Libya artists to put creativity back on hold

Egypt to close tomb of 'Child Pharaoh' for restorations

Syria archaeological sites looted on industrial scale

Amos Gitai's new film dissects Rabin murder

Israel unveils Roman-era sarcophagus

Iran film premieres about prophet postponed

“Bla Cinima” from cultural debate to daily struggle of Algerians

Award winning “La Fièvre” screened at Locarno Film Festival

Omar Sharif passes away, aged 83

Court awards rare Kafka papers to National Library of Israel

Turkish sculptor risks prison for 'insulting' Erdogan

Egyptian shroud to go under hammer in Paris

UAE brings its falconry expertise to Morocco’s Lekouassem Festival

Morocco's Mawazine festival opens to record crowds

Director 'shocked' at Morocco’s prostitution film ban

Egypt acting legend diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease

The ancient pearl of the Syrian desert

Rooftop gardens link Palestinians to land lost in Nakba

Syria artist brings civil war portraits to London

Kalima Project announces new series for publication

Oldest example of Ten Commandments displayed in Jerusalem

Novelists withdraw from NY gala in Charlie Hebdo protest

US returns stolen Egypt artifacts

Arab poetry loses revolutionary voice of Abdel Rahman al-Abnudi

SZBA names Mohammed bin Rashed “Cultural Personality of the Year”

‘No’ to censorship: Filmmakers boycott Istanbul Film Festival

ADIBF celebrates UAE founder

UAE cements its status as regional hub of fine art

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair honours Iceland


Iraq’s Mariamana school rare symbol of ethnic diversity

Unique school in Kirkuk brings children together where Islamic, Christian education textbooks are stacked on same tables.

Priceless heritage of Morocco’s Jews displayed at Museum of Moroccan Judaism

The only Jewish museum in the Arab world displays hundreds of artefacts and photographs depicting Jewish heritage.

Syria war takes its toll on heritage riches

Archeologists, heritage specialists say Syria’s rich history has made country's war particularly devastating.

Sculptor Parviz Tanavoli dedicates new work to Cecil the lion

Tanavoli usually works in bronze and other metals and is a leading proponent of Saghakhaneh style.

Liwa Date Festival: 11 years of attractive competitions and cultural activities

One week festival, ending on July 30, is a celebration of ratab, half-ripe dates. It attracts hundreds of participants every year.

Salma Hayek explores Lebanese roots in The Prophet

Film star connects with Lebanese roots through animated film, based on the prose-poetry essays written in English by the Lebanese artist, philosopher and writer Kahlil Gibran.

Syrian rock bands finding safety in Lebanon

Dozens of Syrian bands, independent artists have now become mainstays of Beirut music scene after fleeing war-ravaged Syria.

Iraqi artist draws IS massacres against Yazidi community

Salim puts collective memories of his Yazidi community to canvas in series entitled "The Yazidi Genocide".

Learn Emirati dialect in English

Poetry Academy publishes first approved “Emirati Ramsa” dictionary of UAE dialect which provides the translation of about 1,500 Emirati words into English.

Turkey 'diva of modern republic' dies at age of 96

Traditional music singer Muzeyyen Senar dies in hospital in Aegean city of Izmir after contracting pneumonia.

Swedish archaeologists discover pharaonic wall relief in Egypt

Team of archaeologists discovers rare 2,500-year-old wall relief depicting two pharaonic deities, God Amen-Re and God Thot.