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Ancient Iraqi artefacts are appearing on the black market as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants use intermediaries to sell...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Vandals have destroyed prehistoric rock art in lawless southern Libya, endangering a sprawling tableau of paintings and carvings classified by UNESCO...
Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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A decades-old library owned by a Greek Orthodox priest in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli was torched late Friday, a day after a sectarian scuffle...
Saturday, January 4, 2014
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Muhammad Hamdar
Few fans of Lebanese cinema would recognize the name of Christian Ghazi (1934-2013), who passed away two days ago. One of the pioneers of independent...
Friday, December 13, 2013
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Baghdad reached an initial deal with the US on the return of more than 10,000 artifacts stolen from Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion, a senior...
Friday, July 26, 2013
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Rasha Hilwi
The Edward Said National Conservatory of Music (ESNCM) is launching its month-long Nights of Tarab celebration as part of the Arab Jerusalem Festival...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
In 1959, the German couple Bernd and Hilla Becher began taking photos of industrial structures. Water towers, gas tanks, blast furnaces – every...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Roy Dib
“Art, particularly theater, must mirror the state of society. When it is doing so, art thrives. So one can only imagine what the state of art should...
Monday, October 15, 2012
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Roy Dib
Small red tables cover the area behind Starco Building in downtown Beirut. Solidere has recently branded this area "Zaitunay Square."
Thursday, October 11, 2012
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