Jordanian director brings powerful first feature to Venice

"Theeb" is Western-style story of coming of age starring Bedouins living in desert during Great Arab revolt.

Abu Dhabi publishes ‘Al Nahyan Poets’ collection

Another casualty of conquest and conflict in Gaza: Cultural heritage

Massive Attack in solidarity with Gaza children

Turkey politicians denounce calls for boycott of Jewish writer

2011 Libyan rebellion comes to Sarajevo

Nizwa gears up for 2015 cultural feast

UAE shines at Tan-Tan Moussem Festival

Nostalgia at its height: Syrian refugees recreate home in UAE

UAE, Morocco’s Sahraoui culture, heritage meet in Tan-Tan art exhibition

Abu Dhabi Festivals’ Committee unveils ‘Turathuna’

Who is going to win Million's Poet?

Iran actress's Cannes kiss angers Tehran authorities

Italy’s Garzone scoops Emirates Photography Competition Grand Prize

Egypt unveils tombs of senior pharaonic military men

24th Edition of ADIBF closes curtains on high note

Sudan deserts slowly reveal two-thousand-year old secrets

Ahmed Saadawi’s ‘Frankenstein in Baghdad’ wins 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction

Hajj now and then explored in Paris exhibition

Staggering 1,125 publishers take part in ADIBF

'Bait Al Oud' graduates to perform musical concert

Emirati authors to be celebrated at ABIDF

Illustrator’s Corner to serve as hub for visual content at ADIBF

Sheikh Zayed Book Award chooses Saudi King as Cultural Personality of year 2014

Opera Gallery presents unique collection of artworks from Middle East

Taste of multi-art: Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns to city

Lebanese star Haifa's movie censored in Egypt

‘Million’s Poet’ candidates face psychoanalysis

Istanbul beats 'most romantic city': Paris off the hot spot

US artist uncovers desert sculpture in Qatar

Tunisia plans to return stolen Mask of Gorgon to Algeria

Famous Lebanese artist arrives in UAE for poetry and music recital

Blood money in Iran directors hands to save a life

Saudi clerics demand Muslims not to watch ‘Islam-inspired’ cartoon

‘Abu Dhabi Oil Story’ released in UAE capital

Dubai Metro: To commute society with a touch of art along the way

UAE Sikka Art Fair: Perfect launch pad for emerging artists

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s collection comes to Musée du Louvre, Paris

'Noah' film banned in some Arab countries

Word spreads among visitors about UAE’s first Geological Park


Tunisia’s Jews: between protecting traditions and coexisting

Historic Jewish community holds out on Tunisia’s Dejrba island as some of its members say atmosphere is stifling.

Dr. Jamal S. Al-Suwaidi: Staying abreast of change is imperative

In new interview, Director General of ECSSR says progress of Arab Societies relies on their cultural interaction with the world, noting that he does not advocate Westernization.

Tinghir recalls Jewish past with nostalgia in film

Hachkar’s documentary sheds light Jewish past in Moroccan Berber town when Muslims, Jews co-existed harmoniously.

John McLaughlin plays jazz for Palestinians

Jazz guitar legend gives away proceeds from concert in Ramallah to local NGO, laments Palestinians’ plight under occupation.

“Sheikh Zayed Book Award” announces winners

Soyan wins Contribution to the Development of Nations Award, Mahmoudi wins Literature Award, while Children’s Literature Award goes to Fakhr Eldine.

Morocco’s movie 'Mecca' needs fresh winds to get it moving again

Ouarzazate’s film industry seeks return to glory days o after bearing brunt of world economic crisis, Arab Spring.

Nigerian poet’s 'The Sahara Testaments': story worth $100,000

Prize-winning Ipadeola’s book focuses on Sahara’s rich life, shed light on unsustainable flow of Africans into Europe.

A new record: Longest veil unveiled at Expo Centre Sharjah

Fashion designer Hany El Behairy broke the record held by a Lebanese designer’s 3.3 km veil.

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

Painter 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.