Palestinian artist Malak Mattar on the ‘most important exhibition of my life’ in Venice 

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Saudi poet and artist Hana Almilli: ‘After each piece, there’s some sort of conclusion’  DUBAI: Saudi artist Hana Almilli and her two siblings grew up in a household where creativity and self-expression were actively encouraged. “My mom is a poet,” Almilli tells Arab News. “And my dad was very motivating in terms of doing photography.” … Read more

e& life joins Dubai Fintech Summit as sponsor

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Central Park Towers, the office and event destination in Dubai International Financial Centre, has announced the launch of Fitted Offices — Level 2, a significant addition to its portfolio of premium office spaces. Scheduled for unveiling this month, this new offering continues Central Park Towers’ commitment to delivering unrivaled quality and convenience to businesses in … Read more

From Ardah to Samri: Diriyah festivities bring Saudi culture to life

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RIYADH: More than SR1.8 billion ($480 million) were donated to the fourth National Platform for Charitable Work, or Ehsan, between its launch on the fifth day of Ramadan and the 30th day of the holy month, the Saudi Press Agency reported. King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman led donations on the first day … Read more

Arab-American Heritage Month: Why using pattern for communication has been Doris Bitar’s life mission

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Third New York Arab Festival looks to foster ‘creative dialogues’ at a time when ‘language is weaponized’ DHAHRAN: For the next two months, New Yorkers will have plenty of chances to show-up fashionably late for one of the activations at the third annual New York Arab Festival — but they won’t want to miss a … Read more

Ramadan Bazaar brings Saudi culture to life in US

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JEDDAH: The inaugural Ramadan Nights at Jeddah’s Hayy Jameel cultural center features a range of activities including workshops, film screenings, dining experiences, and shopping options. Highlighting the importance of community, culture, and well-being, the event will take place every Wednesday to Saturday over 14 nights during Ramadan catering for all ages and backgrounds. Ramadan Nights … Read more

How displaced Palestinians are adjusting to life in Egypt after escaping beleaguered Gaza

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CAIRO: Palestinian civilians caught in the crossfire between Israeli troops and Hamas militants are finding ways to cross from Gaza into Egypt to escape the prolonged conflict. Once there, however, many grapple with financial hardship, survivor’s guilt and intense trauma. Despite mounting international pressure, Israel has ignored repeated calls for a ceasefire and pleas to … Read more

Tunisia sentences 4 to death, 2 to life in prison for assassination of politician in 2013

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TUNIS: A Tunisian court on Wednesday sentenced four people to death and two people to life in prison on charges of participating in the murder of prominent political leader Chokri Belaid 11 years ago, the country’s first political assassination in decades. Belaid, a leftist politician, had been a fierce critic of Islamist Ennahda party, claiming … Read more

British cartoonist Tim Sanders celebrates Palestinian life and resistance in London exhibition

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ALULA: AlUla’s mirrored Maraya concert hall is currently hosting “More than Meets the Eye,” featuring works from private art collections in Saudi Arabia, some of which are being displayed publicly for the first time.  The show includes work dating back to the 1950s up to the present day, ranging from paintings to films and installations, … Read more

Revival of traditional arts brings Al-Dayer to life

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RIYADH: The vibrant colors and rhythms of traditional arts captivated those attending the Coffee Harvest, a highlight of the International Saudi Coffee Exhibition 2024. Organized by the Jazan Development Strategic Office in collaboration with local authorities, the event, running until Feb. 20 in the Al-Dayer governorate, featured diverse performances and exhibits, turning the area into a … Read more