Prince of Poets returns to Al Raha Beach theatre
Half of the 20 finalists are women for first time in competition history of televised Prince of Poets competition in Abu Dhabi.
Avant-garde mosque preaches coexistence in Lebanon
Gates of the Medina offer view of Tunis's history and architecture
Tradition celebrated at Emirati desert festival
IS demolishes two more monuments in Palmyra
American Arabesque celebrated in Virginia
US claims antiquities looted by IS to block their resale
Louvre could house threatened treasures from Iraq, Syria
Ancient treasures unveiled at Lebanon's national museum
Tangier hosts fourth edition of Europe Orient Documentary Film Festival
Lebanon slaps ban on three films at international festival
Iraq marshlands named UNESCO world heritage site
Muhammad Ali's family prepares funeral
Cannes spotlight on Iranian cinema
Palestinian museum to open without exhibition
Peshmerga documentary makes late entry in Cannes
Egypt's turmoil comes to Cannes in a police van
Turkish satire tackles adoption at Cannes
Rabai al-Madhoun wins International Prize for Arabic Fiction
SZBA Annual Book Award ceremony to be held Sunday
Banipal Magazine sheds light on ‘Sudanese Literature Today’
ADIBF to screen 18 films from 10 Arab countries in Black Box Cinema
Zayed Award Selects Amin Maalouf for Cultural Personality of the Year Award
SZBA unveils winners of its tenth edition
“Elegy on a Man of Culture and Thoughtfulness: Mohammad Khalaf Al Mazrouei” out now
ADIBF announces rich programme of events
Syria monastery once symbol of tolerance reduced to rubble
FICAM ends on a high note
More scans needed for King Tut's 'hidden chamber'
Egyptians outraged after Messi donates shoes to charity
World famous architect Zaha Hadid dies aged 65
Fashion mogul derides 'enslaving' Islamic styles
SZBA reveals 2016 contenders in
‘Arab Culture’, ‘Publishing’ Categories
Swedish Academy left it 27 years late to denounce Rushdie fatwa
Iranian film star to make European stage debut
Tomb of Jesus set for major restoration
3rd Saudi Film Festival to show 'thirst' for cinema
Concert kicks off events season for opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi
Scans show hidden chambers behind Tutankhamun's tomb
'Treasure hunter' arrested after night in Jerusalem cave
Morocco grows into international cultural magnet
North African kingdom is witnessing cultural boom thanks to its renowned international festivals, large projects launched by King Mohammed VI.
Etihad museum tells history of UAE’s formation
External façade of museum is in form of folded manuscript supported internally by golden columns, representing fountain pens symbolising seven Emirates.
Kurds’ language in official settings sees new life in Syria
Kurdish officials have reclaimed their tongue, reintroducing Kurmanji dialect of their language into the school curriculum Kurdish-majority regions in Syria.
Syrian star turned pizza boy dreams of Hollywood ending
Acting star Jihad Abdo is finally finding his feet after career is uprooted by Syrian conflict, causing him to flee ‘beautiful
life’ for fresh start in Hollywood.
Qarawiyyin library holds written wonders
World's oldest library in Morocco's ancient city of Fez is home to priceless treatises in Islamic studies, astronomy, medicine.
Moroccan-born writer wins France's top literary prize
Leila Slimani wins Goncourt for her novel 'Chanson douce' based on real-life story of Dominican nanny in US.
In Turkey, worried artists ponder uncertain future
Istanbul, called the Pearl of the Bosphorus, has lost some of its artistic lustre in aftermath of failed military coup.
Abu Dhabi's Louvre surrounded by sea water
Half-billion-euro Louvre Abu Dhabi becomes museum 'on the sea' in major step towards completion of project.
Destroyed by ISIS, Palmyra arch rises again in London
Six-metre tall scale recreation of Triumphal Arch is made of Egyptian marble, was carved in northern Italian region of Tuscany.
Syrian artist’s ‘Freedom Hospital’ tells of war’s hell
Hamid Sulaiman says love will always win as his graphic novel tells story of an underground hospital in besieged Syrian town.
Archaeologists find oldest known human settlement in Jerusalem
Dig in occupied east Jerusalem neighbourhood Shuafat reveals two homes with parts of walls and floors intact.