48 poets compete in Million’s Poet contest
Bedouin challenge for AED 15 millions of this year's Millions' Poet competition will start on February 9 among 47 men, one woman.
Dubai to become home to largest library in Arab world
Ancient boat unearthed in Egypt near pyramids
Nude sculptures go veiled on Rouhani’s visit to Rome museum
Musical tradition by Tuareg women makes comeback in Algeria
Syrian orchestra to reunite for London concert
Erdogan biopic to hit Turkish screens
Paul Starkey wins 2015 Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize
Refugees at heart of next Berlin film festival
Over 100 Salukis racing at Al Dhafra
Bar Refaeli grilled over massive tax evasion in Israel
Star Wars mania before new film opens
Bigger prizes in 2015 Al Dhafra Festival edition
In search for Nefertiti, Egypt plans more tests on tomb of Tutankhamun
Modern art on rare display at Tehran major exhibition
40th anniversary of Morocco’s Green March artistically celebrated in Rabat
Advanced technology may unravel ‘secrets’ of pyramids
Acclaimed Egyptian novelist Gamal El-Ghitani dies at 70
Egypt begins restoration of Tut mask after botched repair job
Iran threatens boycott Frankfurt Book Fair over Rushdie’s invite
IS destroys Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra
Sohaib El Oussani reveals backstage of Europe Orient Documentary Film Festival in Asilah
British archaeologist seeks to pinpoint Nefertiti's tomb
Rare mosaic discovered in Israel restored
War forces Libya artists to put creativity back on hold
Egypt to close tomb of 'Child Pharaoh' for restorations
Syria archaeological sites looted on industrial scale
Amos Gitai's new film dissects Rabin murder
Israel unveils Roman-era sarcophagus
Iran film premieres about prophet postponed
“Bla Cinima” from cultural debate to daily struggle of Algerians
Award winning “La Fièvre” screened at Locarno Film Festival
Omar Sharif passes away, aged 83
Court awards rare Kafka papers to National Library of Israel
Turkish sculptor risks prison for 'insulting' Erdogan
Egyptian shroud to go under hammer in Paris
UAE brings its falconry expertise to Morocco’s Lekouassem Festival
Morocco's Mawazine festival opens to record crowds
Director 'shocked' at Morocco’s prostitution film ban
Egypt acting legend diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease
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.
Syrian rock bands finding safety in Lebanon
Dozens of Syrian bands, independent artists have now become mainstays of Beirut music scene after fleeing war-ravaged Syria.
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.