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.