January 21, 2013
This week, the downtown venue of Messaha Foundation for Community Development hosted a screening of two short films by emerging filmmakers Shereen Talaat and Chakir Lakhlifi, addressing the catastrophic state of Egypt’s education system.
As British heartthrobs One Direction trying to improve their language skills to avoid feeling "embarrassed" abroad, their Mideast fans are left wondering if Arabic is next.
Maqamat Dance Theatre's 'That Part of Heaven' deals with the painful memories of Lebanon's civil war.
The singer-songwriter was in Beirut not long ago, after which she ruminated about collaboration, musical roots and finding her voice.
The organisers of Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture open a call for Arab artists and organisations to submit their suggestions for projects for the 2013 programme, which is currently under construction
In December last year, London-based singer Victoria Aitken featured curvy Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton in her single. This time around, Dubai has a starring role in her latest single, Neon Nights.
Sour Lips by Omar El-Khairy is a play that dramatises the story of Amina Arraf, a fictional Syrian character created by Tom MacMaster in a blog he dubbed A Gay Girl in Damascus.
English play, 'Where Did I Leave My Purdah,' is set to be staged at the First Group Theatre this Friday.
'Five Broken Cameras,' a documentary tackling the peaceful struggle of a Palestinian town against the Israeli separation wall, has received an Oscar nomination for the Best Documentary Feature 2013.
As part of the centennial celebrations of Art Institute of Boston, photography by Remi Ochlik on the Arab Spring will be showcased later this month in an exhibition called 'Revolutions'.
January 20, 2013
The magic is heading to Dubai in the form of Disney heartthrob Mitchel Musso.
Reclusive Iraqi singer Kazem al-Saher’s decision to join the judges panel on “The Voice” has split the opinion of his fans, with some saying it’s below him.
Journalist Lucy Shalabi has denied rumours that her husband, renowned Egyptian actor, Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, is dead.
The Egyptian photojournalist finds that there is more in common between Islam and other cultures than the world would have us believe
The international Dubai Jazz Festival will take place on 14-22 February, featuring A-List musicians including OneRepublic and Deep Purple.