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Another one bites the dust: Tunisian Culture Ministry chimes in as "Noah" bans spread across Middle East

Tunisian Culture Ministry spokesman Faisal Rokh said the government did not authorize the screening of films that cover the lives of prophets due to local sensitivities. As is the case in Morocco, he says ... Countries like Tunisia, Morocco, and Lebanon ...

19/03/2014 - 13:09 - comment 0

"Noah" ban not binding to Egypt's Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Mohamed Saber Arab said the Azhar religious edict banning the screening of the film ‘Noah’ is not binding to the ministry. He added that the screening issue is still being mulled by the ministry given that the movie is a creative work of art that should undergo review based on artistic ...

17/03/2014 - 09:05 - comment 0

Liberalization under the auspices of the palace: migration reform in Morocco

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has been touted as a reformist leader since becoming head of state in 1999 ... investment ; drafting a more “liberal”  2011 constitution  in response to Morocco’s February 20thmovement; ... have become more acute than ever. While Morocco has had a multiparty system and an increasingly vocal ...

14/07/2014 - 16:04 - comment 0

Middle Atlas Museum to be Set up in Morocco

a partnership agreement signed by the culture and communication ministry and local authorities, Morocco’s official news agency (MAP) reported.   Culture and communication minister, Mohamed Achaari, stressed ... shortly in the Moroccan town, Azrou, under a partnership agreement signed by the culture and com ...

18/05/2010 - 19:39 - comment 0

Bahrain National Theatre starts as it means to go on with crowd pleasing Ibn Battuta performance

Tourism 2013, the Bahraini Ministry of Culture is holding several events showcasing Arab culture. And so ... as Capital of Arab Tourism 2013, the Bahraini Ministry of Culture holds several events showcasing Arab ... and cultural riches that characterize the regions he visited: Morocco, Egypt, Levant and Bahrain as one ...

04/03/2013 - 12:07 - comment 0

New National Library in Morocco

With the initiative of the Moroccan Ministry of Culture, a new national library was built in Kenitra, Morocco. Le Matin reports that the total area of With the initiative of the Moroccan Ministry of Culture, a new national library was built in Kenitra, Morocco. Le ...

18/05/2010 - 13:10 - comment 0

Art behind bars: Egypt's jailed culture ministry official exhibits 'prison paintings'

Former culture ministry official, Mohsen Shaalan, ... Gezira Art Centre. Former culture ministry official Mohsen Shaalan exhibits his ... been working for the ministry of culture since 1989, does not deny the lax security and wretched ...

20/02/2013 - 15:11 - comment 0

American Express Middle East sponsors restoration of historical monument by Bahrain Ministry of Culture

Bahrain, located in Manama’s Customs Square, is part of the Ministry’s “Invest in Culture” initiative. ... people in Bahrain. Organised by American Express Middle East and the Ministry of Culture in partnership ... Shaikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Culture, William Keliehor, Chief Executive Officer, ...

Press Release - 20/11/2011 - 06:40 - comment 0

Morocco at your home

Morocco’s culture and traditions, as well as an exhibition of the products and services that the country ... An international festival titled "Morocco at your home" will be held in Belgium between June 9 and June 12. The event, which was organized by the Moroccan Ministry of MRE (Moroccans Residing ...

18/05/2010 - 13:30 - comment 0

Morocco’s 2M to produce new program on Amazigh culture

Institute of the Amazigh Culture (IRCAM) have recently met in Casablanca. The meeting was held in order to discuss and examine the place which the Amazigh culture should get in the programming ... 26-minute, program devoted to the Amazigh culture. © 2010 Al ...

18/05/2010 - 13:32 - comment 0