Arts

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ concert film finally debuts

NEW YORK – 14 November 2018: Three months after her death and 46 years after she first recorded it, Aretha…

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI – 14 November 2018: Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East…

Final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ to premiere in April

LOS ANGELES – 14 November 2018: HBO’s hit Emmy-winning drama “Game of Thrones” will debut its eighth and final season…

Ali El-Haggar, Majida el-Roumi conclude Arab Music Festival

CAIRO – 14 November 2018: Veteran singer, Ali el-Haggar, concluded on Tuesday the 27th edition of the Arab Music Festival…

Music show: Alex Hepburn, Vanessa Paradis and Smashing Pumpkins

13 November 2018: Five years after her tremendously successful debut "Together Alone", Alex Hepburn is back with a new album,…

She’s alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

13 November 2018: She was a teenage girl whose first novel became a modern myth. This year marks 200 years…

Film show: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’, ‘Little Tickles’

13 November 2018: He's got the overbite, the voice and the flamboyant posturing: film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how…

Miley Cyrus, Neil Young lose homes in Malibu fire; Gaga visits shelter

LOS ANGELES – 13 November 2018: Singers Miley Cyrus and Neil Young were among hundreds of people who lost their…

Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

LOS ANGELES – 13 November 2018: Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a…

Rapper Ice Cube takes aim at Trump with new song

NEW YORK – 10 November 2018: Rap legend Ice Cube on Friday released a new politically charged song with President…

Seven tombs with mummified cats discovered at Saqqara necropolis

GIZA, Egypt – 10 November 2018: Antiquities Minister Khaled Anani announced that three tombs dating back to the Pharaonic modern-state…

Egypt farewells iconic radio broadcaster Nadia Saleh

CAIRO – 10 November 2018: Iconic radio broadcaster Nadia Saleh has died of 78 years old, after she presented a…

Iraqi Federal Police arrests 2 people attempting to sell pharaonic antiquities

CAIRO – 9 November 2018: Iraqi Federal Police Chief Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat announced on Friday the arrest of…

On Cairo’s Street Names

CAIRO – 7 November 2018: Distinguished translator Humphrey Davies and acclaimed travel writer Leslie Lababidi explore Cairo’s streets to bring…

614 artifacts transferred from Egyptian Museum to GEM

CAIRO – 6 November 2018: On Monday, November 5, 614 artifacts were transferred from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square…
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