Culture 11 February 2019

Mary Mounib: A pioneer in Egyptian cinema is honoured with a Google Doodle

The iconic Egyptian comedic actress was in over 100 films and 60 plays through out her 53-year career.

By Staff Writer

Culture 6 February 2019

+Aziz / “I like rock because it compliments my anti-traditionalist ethos”

Introducing Kuwaisiana, the indie rock band with a world music sound that's infusing rock music, new Orleanian jazz and Khaliji music in mind bending ways.

By Maán Jalal

Culture 5 February 2019

Everything you need to know about Nadine Labaki’s Journey

The first female Lebanese director to be nominated for an Oscar is changing the Arab narrative.

By Ayesha Ifteqar and Staff Writer

Culture 4 February 2019

Pope Francis makes a historic visit to the UAE

Pope Francis visit the Arabian Peninsula for the first time to attend inter-religious talks.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 1 February 2019

Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia!

Mimi is the highest profile star to ever have a concert in the Kingdom despite backlash and criticism from activists.

By Lulu Baker

Culture 30 January 2019

Exclusive variant for DC comics #1000 issue will be sold in the UAE

Comic Stop, a local comic book store in the UAE will be exclusively selling The Detective Comics #1000 with a special cover.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 29 January 2019

The Polish Community of Iraq? Here’s what we know

After leaving the Soviet gulags in 1942, many Polish soldiers and civilians settled in Iraq.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 27 January 2019

Amal Waqar: “We need more visibility"

Oud player, composer and activist Amal Waqar talks to us about Arab identity, the coloration between jazz and khaleeji music and how the oud found her.

By Maán Jalal

Culture 25 January 2019

From Ibb to Sanaa - Road Tripping in Yemen

Instagram photographer Bashayer Ali took a road trip through Yemen and here’s what she photographed.

By Staff Reporter

Culture 21 January 2019

Hisham Fahmy / “We need more Arab translators who are passionate about pop fiction”

Literary Translator Hisham Fahmy talks to us about translating the Game of Thrones series and the importance of pop fiction in the Arab world.

By Maán Jalal

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