SZBA names Mohammed bin Rashed “Cultural Personality of the Year”
Bin Tamim explains Award’s Board of Trustees and Scientific Committee found it impossible to name all Sheikh Mohammed’s personal traits, achievements.
‘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
Ancient Libyan treasures now in ISIS' sights
Takahata shines at FICAM
Iran caricaturist touches sensitive subjects with savvy
‘... even after a while’: Badaoui El-Hage launches first book of poetry
Abu Dhabi hosts 21st annual Special Libraries Association conference
Ban urges world to halt destruction of Iraqi sites
IS 'bulldozed' Iraq’s historic Nimrud
Dubai launches first 3D pavement art festival
Thousands turn out for funeral of Turkey literary giant Yasar Kemal
Iraq reopens national museum more than 10 years after looting
IS militants destroy priceless ancient artefacts in Iraq’s Mosul
SZBA announces shortlist in “Translation” and “Arabic Culture in Other Languages”
Woman wins best drama award at Saudi Film Festival
Khamenei criticises ‘American Sniper’ without seeing it
Sheikh Zayed to be focus personality at ADIBF 2015
Iran director Jafar Panahi wins Berlin film festival's Golden Bear
Farewell Assia Djebar: North African literature loses one of its most important figures
Egypt star of the century passes away at age of 83
Qasr Al Hosn Festival seeks to revive UAE’s rich cultural past
Houellebecq’s 'Islamic France' novel sparks uproar
Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' censored in Morocco
War takes its toll on Syria heritage: Nearly 300 sites destroyed, damaged and looted
Arts Canteen London presents Attab Haddad: Iraqi oud with a western twist
Marrakesh Film Festival gives Japan a chance to shine
Drama out of tragedy: Syria women present new version of ‘Antigone’
Egypt revokes ban on Wehbe ‘provocative’ film
Lebanese diva Sabah passes away
Story about fear and destruction: Palestinian artist captures Gaza pain in clay
Morocco fossils: A rare and vanishing treasure
Cultural heartland of Al Ain hosts night of Emirati musical heritage
Abu Dhabi Film Festival to showcase best of Arab cinema
Sharjah Children's Film Festival kicks off with rich selection of movies
Piano recital opens Abu Dhabi Classics season
Al Masar Gallery holds second solo exhibition for Egyptian artist Ahmad Farid
Louvre Abu Dhabi to showcase renowned collections from France
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.
Egypt bans epic movie ‘Exodus’ over ‘historical mistakes’
Culture Minister says Ridley Scott's blockbuster is rife with mistakes, including apparent claim that ‘Moses and Jews built the pyramids.’
A first! Art has taken to Saudi streets
Dozens of paintings by Saudi artists displayed on outdoor advertising billboards in Riyadh, other cities in what organisers say is kingdom's first public art show.
Libya criticises removal of iconic nude statue
statue, known locally as "the gazelle" for its depiction of a nude
stroking an animal, disappears ‘in mysterious circumstances’.
UNESCO condemns 'barbaric' destruction of Iraq cultural heritage
Irina Bokova slams ‘appalling’ destruction of Iraq heritage, as jihadists from Islamic State group destroy age-old sites in areas they control.
Archaeologists unveil rare Roman inscription in Jerusalem
Israeli archaeologists find 2,000-year-old commemorative stone inscription near Damascus Gate entrance to Jerusalem's Old City.
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.