Former American President Richard Nixon
Oh, Richard Nixon. Such a character you are. Literally. Perhaps no other modern president has been impersonated, parodied and portrayed so often, and why not? The brilliant and tragic Nixon was positively Shakespearean...
 A statue dating back to the ancient Assyrian era.
The head of the UN cultural organisation on Wednesday called for a campaign against the "culture cleansing" being carried out by Islamic State jihadists. "Extremists don't destroy heritage as a...
Spice Girls
Taking inspiration from the Spice Girls, whose popularity endures 15 years after the group split, British all-girl pop band Little Mix say they would like their version of the 1997 "Spice World" movie. With...
In this photo taken Thursday, June 18, 2015, Bassam Salim, right, and Mahmoud Abdulnabi , left, play on ouds at Abdulnabi's workshop in Baghdad, Iraq. The Islamic State group has banned music in the third of Iraq under its control, but in Baghdad a growing number of musicians and other artists are defying the extremists, hoping to revive a rich culture smothered by decades of war. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
 In a Baghdad workshop plastered with black-and-white photos from a more peaceful time, Mahmoud Abdulnabi hand-carves a wooden oud, a string instrument with ancient roots that has fallen silent in much of the war-...
Actress Sandra Bullock poses with a character in costume from the film during the 'Minions' World Premiere at Leicester Square in London, Britain June 11, 2015. 
The mischievous yellow monsters from "Despicable Me" and its sequel get their own film and, thanks to clever timing, look ready to make the most of box office schedules too. "Minions" isn't the...


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

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In this file image released by Disney-Pixar, characters, from left, Anger, voiced by Lewis Black, Disgust, voiced by Mindy Kaling, Joy, voiced by Amy Poehler, Fear, voiced by Bill Hader, and Sadness, voiced by Phyllis Smith appear in a scene from "Inside Out." (Disney-Pixar via AP, File)
Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little...
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The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, in collaboration with the...
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The Writing and Scripts Center, affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, has...
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Actress Simone said that reactions of critics and viewers to her series “...
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Models present creations from the Burberry Spring/Summer 2015 collection during 'London Collections: Men' in London, Britain June 15, 2015.
London wrapped up its menswear fashion week following four days of catwalk...
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Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Kanye West delivered an uncompromising headline performance at Glastonbury...
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