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SINGAPORE ART FAIR SET TO KICK OFF THIS WEEK

SINGAPORE ART FAIR SET TO KICK OFF THIS WEEK

Salsali Private Museum (UAE), XVA Gallery (UAE), Ward Gallery (Dubai, Cairo, & KSA) and Lahd Gallery (UK & USA) participate from the GCC region For its first edition, SINGAPORE ART FAIR presents the best of ME.NA.SA. artistic creations and confirms the participation of 59 top-leading galleries featuring more than 230 artists. This new ground for […]

BEIRUT ART FAIR 2014: TREND OVERVIEW

BEIRUT ART FAIR 2014: TREND OVERVIEW

Beirut Art Fair 2014 is set to kick off this week from September 18 to 21, 2014 at Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Center (BIEL). The fair welcomes 47 galleries from 14 countries including the GCC region. Over the years, the fair has established itself on the regional and international art scene presenting an art […]

The next visit of Pope Francis

In 2005, North Korea’s state-run media announced Pope John Paul’s death April 5, three days after it occurred. UCA News reported that the Korean Catholics’ Association sent a condolence message to the Vatican, and a memorial Mass for the late Pope was held in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, drew about 100 mourners, according to […]

Farming Words

Farming Words

As a young boy, I used to visit my grandfather’s village. There, my stay was a mixture of enjoying nature and tracing folk stories. I still remember the magical green carpet of fields, where everything flying over was white; the flocks of cotton travelling the pages of the blue sky’s book, the birds of cattle […]

The Air World War

The Air World War

It has been the toughest week for aviation in 2014, with 3 aircraft crashes. It began with Malaysia Boeing 777-200, that left Amsterdam-Schiphol runway 36C at 1230LT bound for Kuala Lumpur. It reach its planned altitude of 31,000 feet quite rapidly and the crew obtained the authorization to continue to FL330 (33,000 feet) while overflying […]

A Holy Mission in the Holy Land

A Holy Mission  in the Holy Land

What does the Holy Land remind readers of? The answer depends on their culture, faith, and current political and social circumstances. Muslims recall that the region’s first sufferings started with the Crusades invading their lands, and Pope Francis’ visit is just a peaceful touch of those long forgotten wars against them. They still celebrate their […]

Syrian children and women refugees: Easy targets, hard future

Syrian children and women refugees: Easy targets, hard future

With more than one million refugees in Lebanon alone, Syrian families who fled to escape the war in their country are facing another one. It is a war with different weapons that sometimes look worse and bitter. Some will find it an easier escape to scarify their own lives, as did mother Mariam al-Khawli, when […]

Kuwait rising as political and economic hub of Arab world

Kuwait rising as political and economic hub of Arab world

Kuwait: The Summits of Peace As Asia and the Middle East are witnessing a rapid turmoil in the sky of politics, and on the land of reality, Kuwait, being in the geographical and historical heart of that map, and inspired by the diplomatic career of its ruler, Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has acted […]

Lee Kun-hee, The Man behind Revolutions

Lee Kun-hee, The Man behind Revolutions

First comments I read in Arabic,on the death of Samsung Electronics Chairman; Mr. Lee Kun-hee, showed that he was the man behind revolutions. If we speak of Arab region, it is clear how every house, and each citizen might be expressing easily their own experiences with some products with the label “Samsung” printed or engraved […]

Love of the Arts: From Mumbai to Kuwait!

Love of the Arts: From Mumbai to Kuwait!

Director and writer Arif Kazi A few years ago, when I started my TV program “The Other,” which hosts non-Arab cultural figures to be introduced to an Arab audience, I met Mr. Arif Kazi for the first time. A mutual friend suggested him to be my guest for our new episode. Mr. Arif Kazi is […]

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