Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino is set to visit Saudi Arabia on May 11-12 as part of the General Entertainment Authority schedule for 2017, which aims to boost the kingdom’s entertainment and film sector. To read more, click here.
While hosting a FIFA World Cup often means building a batch of new, state-of-the-art stadiums, Qatar’s preparations...
Abdul Hamid al-Halibi, also known by the name Ibn Zaid, is considered the date expert in Saudi Arabia – nicknamed...
Over 30,000 camels are expected to participate in King Abdulaziz’s prestigious Mazayen Al-Ibl heritage festival...
The streets of Park City are packed with fur-lined boots, thick-rimmed glasses and the newest KUHL jackets as chic Sundance Film Festival-goers bustle between theaters and private parties. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Occupied Bethlehem lit up its Christmas tree in Manger Square on Saturday as the countdown to Christmas began. Hundreds of Palestinians gathered for the lighting ceremony which was followed by a fireworks display. To read more, click here.Read more ›
President-elect Donald Trump spent much of the past year demonizing Syrian refugees and other Muslim arrivals to the United States, painting whole communities as potential threats in the wake of terrorist attacks carried out often by lone-wolf assailants. Before the election, he described Syrian refugees as “a great Trojan horse” and expressed […]Read more ›
FIFA general secretary Fatma Samoura said on Thursday that football’s governing body “respects” Qatari culture regarding the sensitive issue of selling alcohol in stadiums at the 2022 World Cup set to take place in the country. “We do respect the customs and culture of the country,” said Samoura, following a […]Read more ›
The fact that Jordan’s ecosystem is keeping up a region-wide momentum is unquestionable. But when the CEO of the world’s largest Internet-based retailer to emphasize that, there’s certainly reason to rejoice. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos visited the Jordanian capital on November 7 in person, where His Majesty the King Abdullah […]Read more ›
MIT and the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) announced today a strategic collaboration in which faculty from the School of Architecture and Planning will help launch the new undergraduate educational institution in Dubai focused on design. DIDI will offer the region’s first undergraduate degree in design, featuring concentrations […]Read more ›