1 OF 9. The sun sets behind ruined columns at the historical city of Palmyra, in the Syrian desert, some 240km (150 miles) northeast the capital of Damascus November 12, 2010.
France and the United Arab Emirates on Saturday launched a $100 million fund to protect heritage sites threatened by extremism and conflict after the destruction last month of an ancient palace by Islamic State...
Hollywood actress Natalie Portman
Despite its theatrical release, "Jackie" by all rights should have been a cable-TV movie. Indeed, in many respects it's a sort-of companion to HBO's recent stage adaptation "All the Way,"...
The company organizing Amr Diab’s concert at a New Cairo hotel, scheduled for December 25th on the occasion of Christmas, will ban attendance of female veiled fans and those below 18 years of age. The reason given...
American singer Taylor Swift
US pop star Taylor Swift, boy band 'One Direction' and British singer Adele were the highest paid musicians in the world this year, Forbes magazine announced on Wednesday. With earnings of US$170 million from...
Ahmed Ezz and Zeina
The Nasr City Misdemeanor Court upheld on Saturday the three-year sentence handed to actor Ahmed Ezz over his defamation of actress Zeina. Ezz earlier challenged the sentence and LE15,000 fine made against him in...


Abdullah Mohamed Hani Zaher, 23, hopes for a fair trail as state prosecutors build their case...

Art news

Quickly becoming the Middle East's cultural center, the Louvre will open in Abu Dhabi next year. Zayed National Museum will open in 2016.
The official opening of the Abu Dhabi branch of France's Louvre museum has...
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In capital cities across the world, visitors take tours, seeking to gain some...
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A Day for Women poster
The 38th Cairo International Film Festival gives the opportunity for Egyptian...
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Egyptian fashion designer, Noureen Farah has been chosen to represent Egypt...
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American singer Taylor Swift
With earnings of $170 million, pop singer Taylor Swift was 2016's highest-...
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