3,500-year-old statue of pharaoh’s daughter found in Egypt
Egyptian-European team uncovered statue of princess Iset, 170 centimetres tall,
52 cm wide.
Egypt’s top Islamic body says ‘Noah’ film should be banned
Cinema role in educating community debated at Sorbonne Abu Dhabi Cine Club
Iraq opens new museum commemorating uprising against Britain
Israel to donate 300 copies of Anne Frank’s diary to Tokyo
Renowned Emirati thinker releases new book: ‘Prospects for the American Age’
Muscat International Book Fair ready to welcome lovers of written word
Britain’s Prince Charles performs ‘Ardah’ sword dance in Saudi
Arab poetry suffers great loss with passing of Lebanese poet Ounsi al-Hajj
Iraq’s landmark leaning minaret in danger of collapse
Sweden guest of honour at 24th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Palestinians seek UN heritage status for ancient village
Gaza ‘naked’ treasure poses dilemma for Islamist rulers
3,600-year old Egyptian mummy discovered in sarcophagus
Gaza seeks global help to unravel mystery of Apollo statue
The Forgotten Victim in Syria: Activists call for more surveillance of Syrian art
No smoke without ire: Jordan hookah ban sparks uproar
Artists campaign for Tunisia cartoonist’s release with 100 drawings
Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi reveals action plan for 2014
Egypt’s shattered hopes becomes New York’s art
Egyptian revolution film wins Oscar nomination for best documentary
Radical West Bank settlers set up sushi business to revamp image
US archaeologists uncover tomb of unknown Egyptian pharaoh
Where dreams come true: Filipina caregiver wins Israel’s X Factor
Tomb of Egypt pharaoh identified as Sobekhotep I
Fire of extremism devours decades-old library in Lebanon
Oman landscape light, colour in paintings
Marriye praises late Sheikh Zayed for reviving region’s heritage
Mazayna Al Dhafra: Camel Supermodels Shine at Biggest Beauty Contest
Al Dhafra Festival: education and fun for tourists
Turkey suspends trial of century-old erotic French novel
Young UAE women compete in Traditional Market
Syrian regime opponent wins major literature prize from Egypt
Turkey investigates theft of art worth $30 million
Breaking taboo: Egypt’s first gay film hits sensitive nerves with censors
Rare talent shines as American sings classical Arabic songs
Back to where they belong: France returns five smuggled artefacts to Egypt
A rebel against rules: Iran arrests popular underground singer
Turkish rock ‘n’ roll imam runs into trouble for his double life
Another step to breaking taboos: Rouhani tweets music video
A new record: Longest veil unveiled at Expo Centre Sharjah
designer Hany El Behairy broke the record held by a Lebanese designer’s 3.3 km
Moonlit African migrants image wins top photo award
World Press Photo of Year goes to image of African migrants holding phones up to capture signal on shore of Djibouti city at night.
Syrian dissident artist paints haunting vision of war
and dissident Youssef Abdelke shows that neither individuals nor symbols are
spared from violence in Syria.
Mansouri’s success in camel contests began with one camel
Emirati camel owner has won 35 cars since 2010 in many Mazayna camel contests, teaches his children their forefathers’ heritage.
Greece disputes with Turkey over converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque
Deputy PM says two other religious sites in Turkey would be turned into
Arab and international cinema stars flock to Abu Dhabi
Household names will walk red carpet alongside new talents that audience will discover during nine day celebration.
Centuries of Syria's history destroyed in just two years
World concerns for Syria’s heritage as historic sites are destroyed, ancient pieces looted to be sold in Beirut, Amman markets.
Another Chapter opens for Al Ain Reads ‘Book Exchange’
Book exchange initiative is introduced to encourage free circulation of literature and free sharing of knowledge.
Damascus 'Cinema Paradiso' struggles to stay open in times of war
Conflict dries up cinema's supply of movies, and its clientele mostly flee, or no longer venture into town for such indulgences.
‘Ghoul’ re-emerges in Iraq
10-minute 3D animated film 'Baghdad Night' keeps alive ancient folk tale that risks being lost in time.
Cairo musicians adapt to curfew
Musicians play traditional Egyptian music throughout curfew nights in Makan cultural centre in Cairo until sun comes up.