Rare talent shines as American sings classical Arabic songs
Grout enunciates every word to perfection as her
voice navigates quarter-notes that make Arabic music so
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
Istanbul sets off Twitter storm after jailing Internet ‘troll’
More Qatari camels infected as MERS continues to spread
Libyan history crumbles in Islamist hands: Centuries-old shrine destroyed
From Lebanon’s civil war to Hollywood’s A-list, fashion designer brings her success back home
SZBA judges begin evaluation of 8th edition nominations
AFP organises international photojournalism contest to promote Fujairah culture
Rare Saudi sabre sells for over $1.2 million at French auction
Six winners of 13th edition of 2012-13 Al Owais Awards unveiled
Curious Gaza Strip residents inspect British navy cannon hauled from sea
Rich programme awaits cinema fans at ADFF
Sister of Qatar's Emir named most influential figure in art
Logos Hope returns to Abu Dhabi
Sharjah International Book Fair puts thousands of titles on display
‘Mariam’ depicts three different conflicts in Syria
Archaeologists unearth 4,000 year old tomb of doctor to pharoahs
'Miraculous Journey': Qatar unveils work of British artist
Wikileaks founder lashes out at 'The Fifth Estate'
Bollywood returns to Egypt theatres after more than two decades
Precedent: Saudi film selected among Oscars foreign long list
Nour Festival celebrates two months of Middle Eastern arts, culture in London
“Destruction and Restoration”: Exhibition of artefacts that survived Egyptian uprising
Iran defies its conservatives with submission of Farhadi’s latest movie for Oscars
Gazan Arab Idol winner goes international
Million’s Poet Competition opens registration for new season
Tunisian rapper jailed for ‘insulting’ authorities
‘Ladder to Damascus’ filmed in times of Syria turmoil
Oman preserves cultural link with East-Africa
Netherlands hosts first major exhibition devoted to Mecca pilgrimage
Sheikh Zayed Book Award nominations for Children’s Literature open till October
World leading art galleries take part in 5th edition of Abu Dhabi Art
‘Yemen - A Scarred Generation’
Liwa Date Festival 2013 treats its visitors with series of new surprises
Abu Dhabi embarks on rich bouquet of cultural events
From Abu Dhabi, Alaa Janib returns to Egypt with Prince of Poets Burda
Baalbek festival to be held near Beirut
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.
Algiers Kasbah ‘still alive, but very sick’
Neglect and decay threaten historic Kasbah of Algiers which has been world heritage site for 20 years.
Tunisia Islamists stifle art in name of ‘decency’
Public prosecutor is due to question 19 actors who are attacked by radical Salafists for alleged ‘indecent’ behavior.
Traditional shoe making blossoms in Iraqi Kurdistan's Halabja
Meticulously-crafted ‘klash’ remains key feature of Kurdish culture despite fast economic development witnessed in Kurdistan.
‘Perilous Desert’ warns of Qaeda threat in Sahara
New book published by Carnegie warns of Al-Qaeda presence in Polisario-run camps in Algeria.