Bakdash, the most celebrated ice-cream parlor in the Middle East, is a hundred-and-thirty-eight-year-old shop located in the al-Hamidiyah Souk, an Ottoman-era marketplace in Damascus’s Old City. Men in butcher caps, white gloves, and coats staff the long, narrow space, serving customers who over the decades have included King Faisal, of Iraq; […]
Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov has said that his country will be using footballs manufactured in...
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Qatari musician Fahad Al-Kubaisi has become the first Gulf singer to compete in the Grammy Awards. His latest...
fetchr, a Dubai-based delivery-business and consumer technology app, on Tuesday announced that it has collaborated in a “first of its kind” joint venture with the Oman National Post Company. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Sunday inaugurated a youth centre in Dubai deemed as the […]Read more ›
Artist, Shahzia Sikander named member of Mayor de Blasio’s Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the members of the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers – a group that will advise the Mayor on issues surrounding public art and historic monuments and markers on City-owned property. The Commission will be co-chaired by the President of the […]Read more ›
Virgin airlines founder Richard Branson will invest in a Red Sea project that aims to turn 50 Saudi Arabian islands into luxury tourism destinations, the Saudi government announced on Sunday. To read more, click here.Read more ›
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has launched an arts educational program in Karachi which will help Pakistani students learn about traditional arts and heritage. To read more, click here.Read more ›
When ISIS took control of Mosul and declared its caliphate in 2014, militants ransacked the city’s university then burned down its library, destroying hundreds of thousands of books and manuscripts. To read more, click here.Read more ›