But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

January 19, 2018 11:39 am0 comments
But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa

But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna Milano (GAM) marks the final exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. Organized by Sara Raza, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, Middle East and North Africa, in collaboration with Paola Zatti, […]

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Qatari becomes the first singer from Gulf to get nominated for Grammy Awards

November 14, 2017 5:12 am0 comments
Qatari becomes the first singer from Gulf to get nominated for Grammy Awards

Qatari musician Fahad Al-Kubaisi has become the first Gulf singer to compete in the Grammy Awards.  His latest album, “Enta Eshq”, is nominated for the “World Music Album” in the 60th Grammys Awards, which is scheduled to be held in New York City in January 2018. To read more, click […]

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Oman signs fetchr deal to revolutionize postal service

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Oman signs fetchr deal to revolutionize postal service

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. 

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Sheikh Mohammed, Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurate best youth centre in the world

October 3, 2017 1:18 pm1 comment
Sheikh Mohammed, Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurate best youth centre in the world

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 […]

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Artist, Shahzia Sikander named member of Mayor de Blasio’s Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments and Markers

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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 […]

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Richard Branson to invest in Saudi Red Sea project

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Richard Branson to invest in Saudi Red Sea project

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. 

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Prince Charles launches arts education project for Pakistan

July 14, 2017 10:17 am1 comment
Prince Charles launches arts education project for Pakistan

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. 

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This Man Is Trying To Rebuild A Library Burned Down By ISIS

July 7, 2017 1:19 pm1 comment
This Man Is Trying To Rebuild A Library Burned Down By ISIS

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. 

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Lebanese Grocery Store In Brooklyn Was Just Ranked The Best In The United States!

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Lebanese Grocery Store In Brooklyn Was Just Ranked The Best In The United States!

Lebanese food is, without a doubt, one of the best in the world. Travel & Leisure ranked Beirut as the best international city for food in 2016. However, restaurants are not the only ones that prove the deliciousness of the Lebanese cuisine; grocery markets can do it, too. To read […]

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These Tunisian Women Are Combating Extremism In The Best Way Possible — By Being Mothers

June 23, 2017 11:53 am1 comment
These Tunisian Women Are Combating Extremism In The Best Way Possible — By Being Mothers

In August and September of 2016, Ioana Moldovan traveled to Tunisia to better understand the push and pull factors driving a number of youth in the country to turn to radicalization. While there, she spoke with people from local nongovernmental organizations, state officials, longtime unemployed persons, people who almost got […]

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