Egyptian authorities have defended renovation works at a historic Cairo palace after the site's new look sparked mockery on social media. The site, dubbed the Baron Palace, was built between 1907 and 1911 by wealthy Belgian industrialist Edouard Empain. Built in a style reminiscent of the Cambodian Hindu temple of Angkor Wat, the striking building set amid lush gardens has long since fallen into disrepair. But work to restore the building has sparked outcry. Many have taken issue with white marble additions to the building's rosy pink stone exterior, saying ...
Egyptian actress Yosra Ellozy had a new photo session in which she appeared in a white wedding dress. */ “Always excited and glad to support my talented friends!” Ellozy coptioned one of the pictures in which she models one of Donia Ashry couture wedding dresses. Yousra participated in the last Ramadan season alongside Amir Karara in the series "Kalabsh 3", written by Baher Dowidar, directed by Peter Mimi, produced by Synergy She also participated in the series "Qamar Hadi" (Silent Moon), alongside Hani Salama and a number of stars. Check ...
For her birthday, Lebanese supermodel Miriam Klink posted a number of photos in which she wore a glamorous pink bikini from inside her bedroom. */ The controversial beauty was mostly criticized in comments on the pictures on her social media and many described her new pictures as 'explicit', but she did not bother to reply and seems to be living comfortably. Klink captioned the latest picture she posted which showcased her behind that she seems to like showing off "The last picture, so that you go crazy and get a ...
The Mexican activist and veteran protester, Julia Klug, who is also known as the 'professional protester' admits having an outfit for every demonstration. During two decades of protesting, Klug has been a staple of Mexico City protests as various customs such as a pig, priest, president or the pope. On the other hand, the 65-year-old woman revealed that she does not shy from wearing her costumes to even the most serious of protests.
While many Arab celebrities tend to post rather conservative pictures from their summer vacations, Lebanese performer Melissa does not seem to mind flaunting her tan and curves. */ The Lebanese beauty seems keen on having photoshoots in a swimsuit every summer and we ain't complaining. Near the sea, near the pool or in a studio here are a collection of Melissa's pictures in swimsuits.
In Kurdish-held areas of the northeast, filmmaker Shero Hinde is screening films in remote villages using just a laptop, projector and a canvas screen. With some films dubbed into Kurdish and others subtitled, he and a team of volunteers want to spread their love of cinema across Rojava, the Kurdish name of the semi-autonomous northeast of war-torn Syria. Lively piano music rings out across the school basketball court, as Chaplin plays a tramp who rescues an orphaned baby in the 1921 silent movie. Laughter rises above the darkened playground as ...
Jordan has officially launched the first of its kind 'underwater museum', comprising 19 military relics in Aqaba. Aqaba’s Underwater Military Museum Dive Site was unveiled for visitors to get the chance to examine military hardware stationed along coral reefs imitating a tactical formation, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) said. The ASEZA took all possible measures to ensure the protection and safety of the marine environment in cooperation with the relevant authorities and associations.
The stars chose elegant dresses during their Eid al-Adha concerts. */ The dresses of stars during Eid al-Adha concerts 2019, varied between simple designs like Nancy Ajram who chose a black dress from designer Ezzedine Alia, or shiny like Nawal Al Zoghbi's look from labourjoisie. Among the stars who chose a simple look is Syrian songstress Assala, who chose a dress, signed by Lebanese designer Nicolas Gebran, that she often wears from his designs on different occasions. While Najwa Karam preferred a dress of bright colors that suit the summery ...
Heavy downpours and flash floods hit Istanbul on August 17 leaving one dead with flooding causing the drowning of some streets and disrupting public transport. Moreover, a man’s lifeless body was found in an underpass in Unkapanı district. Reports revealed he may have been one of the homeless seeking shelters in the underpass, where floodwaters reached 190 centimetres deep. On the other hand, several shops and homes were flooded in lower parts of the district where significant infrastructure have been under construction for the last couple of years.
The Kandy Esala Perahera, known as The Festival of the Tooth, is a grand festival celebrated with elegant costumes and is held in July and August in Kandy, Sri Lanka. A unique symbol of Sri Lanka, the procession consists of many traditional local dances such as fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances, in addition to the elephants who are usually adorned with lavish garments On the other hand, the festival ends with the traditional diya-kepeema ritual, a water cutting ceremony which is held at the Mahaweli River ...
In her latest photo session, Egyptian actress Dina Al Sherbini chose to appear with gypsy hair from Saint-Tropez, France wearing white and blue. */ The Egyptian Actress posted a set of photos to her official Instagram account that were taken by Karim Nour, the same photographer that usually takes Amr Diab pictures. Dina Al Sherbini's latest series was titled "Zay Al-Shams" (Like the Sun). It was screened last Ramadan and caused a sensation on social media, earning the admiration of viewers. Al Sherbini acted in the series alongside Ahmed Al ...