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Two-day conference in UAE discusses future of Arab-Islamic culture
Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Tharwat El-Kherbawy, Nabil Abdel-Fattah, Tayyeb Tizini and other Arab researchers and intellectuals examine future of Arab-Islamic culture at ECSSR Office Complex in Abu Dhabi.
Morocco’s Mawazine Festival 2013: Art in service of cultural exchange
Festival will seek to entertain its large audience with world of sounds, both modern, traditional, in order to bring moment of festivity, celebration to all Moroccans.
TCA Abu Dhabi opens enrolment for annual Tourism Youth Summer Camp
Camp will run from August 18-September 5, comprise 100 young Emiratis - mix of both boys and girls.
Al-Jazeera in uphill battle for viewers: Reality dismisses surveys
Qatar-based broadcaster says its daily viewership is 34% higher than all other pan-Arab channels combined as observers insist Al-Jazeera is losing audience shares.
Saudi Arabia may grant stadium access for women ‘soon’
Ahmed Eid raises possibility that 15% of King Abdullah stadium in Jeddah could be made into family boxes, where women could watch matches.
‘Perilous Desert’ warns of Qaeda threat in Sahara
New book published by Carnegie warns of Al-Qaeda presence in Polisario-run camps in Algeria.
Dubai maintains global retail destination ranking
Gulf emirate has retained number two destination in terms of global retailer representation, just behind London for second year in a row.
Is Egypt on verge of becoming alcohol-free nation?
Egypt’s liquor stores are facing growing social pressure from Islamists to end alcohol sales.
Mid-air sightseeing tour turns into tragedy in Turkey
Two hot-air balloons collide in beauty spot in central Turkey, killing two Brazilian tourists, hurting 23 other people.
Algeria: Mideast’s next revolt if soccer is barometer
there is increasingly little doubt that soccer is signaling popular discontent could again spill into streets of Algiers, other major cities.
Can Qatar’s media arm win hearts and minds in America?
Analysts say Al-Jazeera, funded by Qatar's royal family, has money to hire solid team of journalists, carve niche in difficult US market.
Saudi Arabia's first female director: There is room to women's rights in men’s Kingdom
Haifaa Al-Mansour says her country is becoming ‘more tolerant’ as she picks up award in Cannes for her acclaimed film ‘Wadjda’.