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Saudi Arabia to host 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in 2022

Malaysian National News Agency 18 Jun 2021
Saudi Arabia to host 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in 2022 ... RIYADH, June 17 – Saudi Arabia and Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organisation (ALECSO) have agreed to host the 23rd Conference of Arab Culture Ministers in 2022, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
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A window to Arab culture: London’s Shubbak Festival

The New Arab 18 Jun 2021
“Shubbak was actually planned in 2010 as a celebration of culture from the Arab world in London, and it took place in the summer of 2011,” artistic director Eckhard Thieman explained ... taking audiences right into the heart of cultural expression in the Arab world and its diaspora.
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Arab experts discuss media handling of extremism and terrorist acts

Arab News 18 Jun 2021
He also stressed the need to establish an effective partnership between the media arms of the security services and the news media to ensure unified efforts to protect Arab countries from any possible threats, not only in terms of security, but also at cultural, social, ...
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Scottish festival creatively narrates Palestinian storylines

The New Arab 18 Jun 2021
The festival aims to highlight various different cultures and the rich diversity of refugees in Scotland and this year sees participants from Palestinian heritage shining light to unearth hidden Palestinian narratives through the use of expressive arts ... I believe that my body is like an archive,” she tells The New Arab.
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Blend of Turkic, Arabic, Indian culture, South Indian city offers unique dish

Anadolu Agency 18 Jun 2021
A melting pot of Turkic, Arabic, and local Indian traditions, Hyderabad’s ... Because of the Turkic-Arabic background blended with local Indian culture, the city of Hyderabad serves many mouthwatering dishes, out of which Hyderabadi Haleem draws admirers from far-off countries.
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WKND interview with Fausto Puglisi of Roberto Cavalli Maison

Khaleej Times 18 Jun 2021
I want to amplify the dialogue between cultures, diversity and multiplied aesthetic ... Is there a link between your designs and the aesthetic, artistic culture of Sicily?. Sicily has been a cultural melting pot since antiquity ... Many different cultures had an extraordinary impact on our identity, from Arab architecture to baroque art.
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Israel launches second air attack on Gaza in three days, no casualties reported

The Wire 18 Jun 2021
Israel launched on Thursday night in a second attack since the end of the 11 days of cross-border fighting last month, AP reported ... This was the second air attack in three days ... pic.twitter.com/awnCMTcSD9 ... It is the first party in an Israeli government to be drawn from the country’s 21% Arab minority, who are Palestinian by culture and heritage ... ....
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Controversial, progressive and ever relevant: Art world remembers Husain 10 years on

Indian Express 18 Jun 2021
Be it the “Between the Lamp and the Spider” symbolic of the pluralistic culture of India that literary-cultural critic Ashok Vajpeyi said he truly cherishes, or the series on ‘Arab Civilisation’ he made in Qatar in the last years of his life, each of his works had his love for the motherland at the core of it.
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Heritage notes: Story of an essence

Gulf News 18 Jun 2021
Perfumery is deeply engrained in the culture of the Arabian Peninsula. Arab polymath Abu Yusuf Yaqub bin Ishaaq al Kindi (801–873) is credited with writing The Book of the Chemistry of Perfume and Distillations, with more than 100 recipes for fragrant oils, salves and aromatic waters, and 107 methods for perfume-making.
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Sharjah gears up for ‘Guest of Honour’ status at Bologna Children’s Book Fair 2022

Gulf News 17 Jun 2021
An impressive guest list of authors and writers from the UAE and the region will also be at Bologna to promote cross-cultural dialogue and highlight the Arab literary output, said the SBA chairman ... a well-established reading culture across the UAE and the entire Arab world.”.
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Sharjah selected as Guest of Honour at Bologna Children's Book Fair 2022

Urdu Point 17 Jun 2021
An impressive guest list of authors and writers from the UAE and the region will also be at BCBF to promote cross-cultural dialogue and highlight the Arab literary output, said the SBA Chairman ... of a well-established reading culture across the UAE and the entire Arab world.".
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Calligraphy exhibition kicks off in Saudi Arabia

Xinhua 17 Jun 2021
Artists of Arabic calligraphy and designers from 17 countries are invited to show the role played by Arabic calligraphy in promoting cultural relations among the countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia ... Two pieces of Arabic calligraphy written by Chinese Arabic ...
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Calling Israeli actions 'provocation' is Palestinian privilege - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 17 Jun 2021
The Arab League condemned Israeli airstrikes on Gaza this May, stating that Israel “had provoked the escalation” and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation warned also that month of “the provocation of Palestinians and the Islamic Ummah.” ... The Arabs are released from responsibility ... Moreover, the Arabs must react.
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Five books to read by Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi

The National 17 Jun 2021
The sixth Arabic edition of Sharjah Ruler Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi's popular memoir has been released ... Along the way, he paints an evocative picture of a changing Arab world and recalls interactions with key figures from the region's political and cultural scene.
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Pro-Palestine activists protest Boeing weapons for Israel

The New Arab 17 Jun 2021
"Today, we went out to start the conversation in DC and Arlington about the military-industrial complex," Rasha Anayah, an organiser with the Palestinian Youth Movement, told The New Arab ... We have our eyes on them ... Brooke Anderson is The New Arab's correspondent in Washington D.C., covering US and international politics, business and culture ....
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