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Al-Mazaar Festival
The second day of Eid El Fitr in Zliten is a day awaited for throughout the whole year, even more than the first day, all in anticipation for al-Mazaar festival. This annual festival is exclusively in Zliten and takes place during both Eid El Fitr and Eid Al-Adha, but is primarily known best for former celebrations.
US Returns Some Usurped Iraqi Archaeological Loot Resulted from Its Invasion on 2003
As a reminder that the looting of Iraq's heritage has hardly been restricted to the militant thieves who pillaged the Iraqi National Museum after the 2003 American invasion, the United States has repatriated a group of objects, some of which were apparently taken as war booty, and others that reflect the region's history of artifact smuggling.
Christie’s to host art expo in Doha
The world’s leading art business Christie’s will host a public art exhibition in Doha from October 3 to 5 at The Four Seasons Hotel, showing highlights of modern Middle Eastern art, it was announced yesterday.
Ramadan goes high-tech on mobiles
Ancient Islamic traditions are going high-tech with modern offerings for those observing the holy month of Ramadan which began this week.
Hyderabad: Old Tales from a Living City
The Old City - the historical core - the three square miles of original Hyderabad around the majestic Charminar, from which the city grew outwards, is a treasure trove of sights, smells, traditions and tastes. If you are planning to visit the city, I suggest, you go on a walking tour of this ancient part if for nothing else but to get a better view of the place.
Venice film festival to showcase young directors
The new generation of filmmakers will come into its own at this year's Venice film festival, where 41-year-old US director Darren Aronofsky will raise the curtain with "Black Swan", organisers said Thursday.
The Mosque of Murad Agha in Tajura
The holy month of Ramadan this year is to commence in beginning of August and devoted men and women around the Islamic world would spend longer time in thousands of mosques worshiping God.
‘Young Imam’ Show Becomes Greatest Hit on Malaysian TV
Like the stars of smash-hit television talent shows around the world, the eight young men in sharp black suits and matching skullcaps draw adoring fans and dreams of marriage.
French photo festival puts Jagger in spotlight
Mick Jagger is the main attraction at the 41st annual Rencontres d'Arles photography festival in the south of France, with organisers hoping that he will put in a personal appearance.
Antiquities and Contemporary Art of Libya in the Heart of Russia
"The desert is not silent" exhibition of antiquities and contemporary art of Libya will open in Moscow on the 28th of June at the New Manege State Exhibition Hall. The opening ceremony of the exhibition will be attended by Mr.Yuri Luzhkov, the Mayor of Moscow, Mr. Saif El-Islam Gaddafi, artist and architect and Mr. Amer Greebi, Libyan ambassador in Russia.
Islam would have Saved Michael Jackson, says Jermaine
Converting to Islam would have saved the life of pop legend Michael Jackson, his brother Jermaine said in an interview to be aired Thursday.
Homages paid to Moroccan critic and philosopher
Homages have been paid to Mohamed Abed Al-Jabri, the Moroccan Islamic philosopher, critic and political ideologue for a socialist opposition party, who died in Casablanca this week.
First Arab Woman to Reach the North Pole
Elham Al Qasimi braved temperatures of minus 22 F (minus 30 C) and coped with frostbite to fulfill a lifelong ambition by making the Arctic journey.
The Mummy of Giarabub
If you talk about a mummy, immediately your mind navigates backwards in the time ending in the Old Egypt where the most famous were found. If we speak of Egyptian Mummies we shall mention the one of Seti I or Ramses II (13 century BC) or Tutankhamen.
Brussels Demands Switzerland to End Visa Dispute with Libya
Convinced that the Swiss were to blame on the dispute with Libya, the European Commission piled pressure on Switzerland Wednesday, saying the country's visa row with Libya risks undermining "the overall coherence" of the border-free Schengen area.
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