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Sheikh Mohammed visits Spain Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Gulf News 05 Dec 2021
The history of chess has a particular relevance for the pavilion since it is also the story of the union of two cultures. Spanish and Arab. Chess arrived in the European country in the eigth century from the Arab world ... ancient civilisation, which is deeply linked to the Arab world.
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Mohammed bin Rashid visits Spanish Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Urdu Point 05 Dec 2021
The history of chess has a particular relevance for the Pavilion since it is also the story of the union of two cultures. Spanish and Arab. Chess arrived in the European country in the 8th century from the Arab world ... ancient civilisation, which is deeply linked to the Arab world.
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UAE's strategy for cultural and creative sectors to be a 'turning point' for economy

The National 05 Dec 2021
The Ministry of Culture and Youth has unveiled its blueprint for a major programme that aims to boost the country's cultural and creative sectors ... The 10-year National Strategy for the Cultural and Creative Industries, the first in the Arab world, was launched last week by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai.
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Saudi Translation Forum: Language plays ‘crucial role’ in shaping society

Arab News 05 Dec 2021
During the two-day ‘Motivation Challenge,’ teams of two to three members competed in translating short film clips discussing Saudi culture and history from Arabic into English, French, Spanish, and Korean. Speaking to Arab News on challenges facing the global translation community, Prof.
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The Beatles Nearly Made This Ancient Wonder Famous

The Daily Beast 05 Dec 2021
Celebrity news has put an ancient Libyan city back on the cultural map ... For the past decade, and as a result of the political unrest that followed the Arab Spring, the area’s cultural heritage has been under threat ... unique cultural heritage” but assistance did not materialize.
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The West consistently underestimates the Taliban

Asiatimes 05 Dec 2021
The sociologist Jeffrey Alexander, who has analyzed power and performance during the Arab Spring and the turmoil during and after September 11, states that the ability to mobilize cultural elements to move audiences is the basis of political power ... The 22 member Arab League ...
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107 Mothers Wins Arab Critics’ Award for European Films at CIFF

Egypt Today 04 Dec 2021
Additionally, this project intends to shine light on the illustrious cinema reviewers from a variety of Arab countries and their critical role in broadening viewpoints and bridging cultures. This year’s jury of the Arab Critics’ Awards for European Films brings together 71 film critics from 15 Arab nations.
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Young Arabs’ heavy reliance on social media seen as a double-edged sword 

Arab News 04 Dec 2021
In the early years of the Arab Spring, even before Instagram was as widespread as it is today, activists resorted to Facebook and Twitter to amplify their demands ... “It is hard to generalize across Arab countries given the different political systems, educational levels and cultures,” said Melki.
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Early days of 2021 FIFA Arab Cup highlight intrigue on and off the pitch

Arab News 04 Dec 2021
Just a few days into the 2021 Arab Cup in Qatar, there are already several intriguing talking points emerging, both on and off the pitch ... The organizers attempted to showcase the cultures of the 16 participating Arab nations at an opening party that lasted for 30 minutes in front of a large crowd at Al-Bayt Stadium.
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Virtual exhibit to celebrate Lebanese immigration to Brazil

MENA FN 04 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) >S–o Paulo – The Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Association (ACBL) is organizing a 360-degree, virtual exhibit to celebrate the 140-odd years of Lebanese presence ... .
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Qatar Charity celebrates FIFA Arab Cup 2021

MENA FN 04 Dec 2021
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Charity (QC)'s FIFA Arab Cup 2021 events continue at Katara - the Cultural Village. The event, scheduled to continue until December 18, is witnessing a large turnout of ... .
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Saudi aid agency discusses education efforts at UN conference

Arab News 04 Dec 2021
RIYADH ... Benefiting from Innovation to Access Quality Education and Information” conference. This comes within the framework of the annual program “Innovate Now Live Tomorrow” and the Regional Digital Inclusion Week for Arab States organized by the International Telecommunication Union and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ... ....
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Gurdeep Chawla is the voice of many global leaders

The Times of India 04 Dec 2021
At times interpreters are also asked to serve as cultural experts and coach the leaders with the delivery and rendition of certain terms,” she says ... The company has expanded to offering interpretation in non-Indian languages as well, including Arabic, Cantonese, Spanish and Vietnamese and providing cross-cultural consultation for clients.
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Elias Khoury shuns Arab festival for hosting Israeli artists

The New Arab 03 Dec 2021
Famed Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury has withdrawn from an Arab culture festival organised by the Arab World Institute, Paris because of its ties with Israeli institutions and the undisclosed participation of Israeli artists ... Speaking to the Arabic language outlet Al-Quds ...
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