Cannes spotlight on Iranian cinema
Iran's independent film sector is thriving despite tough regulations, challenges.
Palestinian museum to open without exhibition
Peshmerga documentary makes late entry in Cannes
Egypt's turmoil comes to Cannes in a police van
Turkish satire tackles adoption at Cannes
Rabai al-Madhoun wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction
SZBA Annual Book Award ceremony to be held Sunday
Banipal Magazine sheds light on ‘Sudanese Literature Today’
ADIBF to screen 18 films from 10 Arab countries in Black Box Cinema
Zayed Award Selects Amin Maalouf for Cultural Personality of the Year Award
SZBA unveils winners of its tenth edition
“Elegy on a Man of Culture and Thoughtfulness: Mohammad Khalaf Al Mazrouei” out now
ADIBF announces rich programme of events
Syria monastery once symbol of tolerance reduced to rubble
FICAM ends on a high note
More scans needed for King Tut's 'hidden chamber'
Egyptians outraged after Messi donates shoes to charity
World famous architect Zaha Hadid dies aged 65
Fashion mogul derides 'enslaving' Islamic styles
SZBA reveals 2016 contenders in
‘Arab Culture’, ‘Publishing’ Categories
Swedish Academy left it 27 years late to denounce Rushdie fatwa
Iranian film star to make European stage debut
Tomb of Jesus set for major restoration
3rd Saudi Film Festival to show 'thirst' for cinema
Concert kicks off events season for opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi
Scans show hidden chambers behind Tutankhamun's tomb
'Treasure hunter' arrested after night in Jerusalem cave
Holocaust survivor named world's oldest man
Israel opens investigation into artist who put flag in rectum
UEFA hits Galatasaray with one-year Europe ban
SZBA announces 2016 Literature, Children’s Literature short lists
Leicester City gains Algerian fans thanks to Riyad Mahrez
First edition of Mother of the Nation Festival to be launched next month in Abu Dhabi
SZBA gears up for short list announcements
Iraqi artist walks down Baghdad street with mock bomb suit
Tunisia wins Best First Feature Award at Berlin Film Fest
Berlin film fest competition kicks off with Arab film
48 poets compete in Million’s Poet contest
Dubai to become home to largest library in Arab world
Ancient boat unearthed in Egypt near pyramids
Destroyed by ISIS, Palmyra arch rises again in London
Six-metre tall scale recreation of Triumphal Arch is made of Egyptian marble, was carved in northern Italian region of Tuscany.
Syrian artist’s ‘Freedom Hospital’ tells of war’s hell
Hamid Sulaiman says love will always win as his graphic novel tells story of an underground hospital in besieged Syrian town.
Archaeologists find oldest known human settlement in Jerusalem
Dig in occupied east Jerusalem neighbourhood Shuafat reveals two homes with parts of walls and floors intact.
Syria Kurds revive native language with new curriculum
Curriculum is currently being taught alongside Arabic-language programme at institutions like Musa Bin Nasir School in city of Qamishli.
Egypt sends museum staff to trial over botched repair of Tut mask
Officials say eight employees of Cairo's Egyptian Museum will face disciplinary hearing over botched repair of mask of King Tutankhamun.
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.