UAE Pro League review: Al-Wasl continue to set pace at the top of the table

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Al-Wasl’s searing pace at the top of the standings continued, champions Shabab Al-Ahli returned to winning ways and there was more misery for promoted clubs during the ADNOC Pro League’s matchweek 14. A first full schedule since late December — a lengthy pause for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup was extended by multiple weather postponements … Read more

Review: Romance and heartbreak collide in appealing series ‘One Day’

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CHENNAI: Created by Nicole Taylor and based on David Nicholls’ best-selling novel, the 14-episode series is a lovely love story that follows Emma Morley (Ambika Mod) and Dexter Mayhew (Leo Woodall), who meet on their graduation day. The audience checks in on the pair over the period of 20 years, from 1988 to 2007, on July … Read more

REVIEW: Netflix’s ‘Al-Rawabi School for Girls’ returns with surprising twists

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ALULA: “We are in the presence of deep times,” says Lebanese art specialist Maya El-Khalil, sitting against a breathtaking backdrop of golden-brown rock formations in the far distance in AlUla. El-Khalil and her Brazilian colleague Marcello Dantas are the curators of the third edition of Desert X AlUla — an open-air show of 16 monumental … Read more

Midseason review of Roshn Saudi Pro League 2023-2024 part 2

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Anticipation abounds ahead of this week’s intriguing full restart of the 2023/2024 Roshn Saudi Pro League. The six-week interlude for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup contained managerial changes, eye-catching player acquisitions and noteworthy exits as competitors strove to finish campaigns on a high. Arab News provides an essential guide for the 16 clubs as they … Read more

Midseason review of Roshn Saudi Pro League 2023-2024

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Anticipation abounds ahead of this week’s restart of the 2023-2024 Roshn Saudi Pro League. The six-week interlude for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup saw managerial changes, eye-catching player acquisitions and noteworthy exits. Arab News provides a breakdown of the 16 clubs as they head into Thursday’s resumption, including their key winter business and outlook for … Read more

Review: The power of nostalgia only goes so far in ‘Double Dragon’

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LONDON: “Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of The Dragons” is the latest incarnation of a game that originally was found in the arcade malls of Japan and the US back in the 1980s. The popularity of the two-player beat em’ up saw it spawn several versions on home gaming machines, an animated TV series, comic books … Read more

Review: Sofia Vergara at the top of her game in bloody, captivating ‘Griselda’

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LONDON: It’s no great surprise that, after 11 years and 250 episodes in her role as “Modern Family” stalwart Gloria Pritchett, Sofía Vergara wanted to take on a more dramatic role – and they don’t come much more dramatic than Griselda Blanco, the infamous Colombian drug lord who carved out an empire in 1970s Miami … Read more

Egypt orders review of pyramid restoration after outcry

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DUBAI: Being diagnosed with cancer and undergoing a lengthy course of treatment is a frightening prospect at any time. Enduring such an ordeal in wartime is a different league of terror altogether. Some 2 million Palestinian civilians in Gaza have been displaced by months of intense Israeli bombardment, while strict controls on the entry of … Read more

Review: ‘Feeding Tomorrow’ is a timely, worrying documentary worth watching

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CHENNAI: Food is a universal language — it is a global unifier, says Sekani Nash, an organic farmer of the Field to Fork Community Farm, in an incisive documentary titled “Feeding Tomorrow.” Directed by brothers Oliver and Simon English, the nearly two-hour documentary talks about how food is about more than keeping the body alive. … Read more

Film Review: Esabat Azeema, fictional movie centered on a family forced to reclaim their own narrative

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EU, AU, US say Sudan war and Somalia’s tension with Ethiopia threaten Horn of Africa’s stability NAIROBI, Kenya: The African Union, European Union, and United States called Thursday for an immediate cease-fire and constructive dialogue between warring factions in Sudan. The groups also called for an end to tension between Somalia and Ethiopia over an … Read more