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Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed named winner of First Arab Lady

The award recognises the role played by Her Highness in the resurgence of Dubai’s cultural and creative sector The First Arab Lady of the Year award also acknowledges Sheikha Latifa’s leadership in launching initiatives aimed at strengthening the region’s cultural landscape The Arab Women Authority announced today that Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin […]...Read More

Dubai ruler revisits childhood in new book “My Little World”

Blending engaging storytelling with keen observations about human relationships, learning, and the desert, H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid recounts his early life in his new book “My Little World.” The events highlighted in the illustrated page-flipper have played a major role in shaping the Dubai ruler’s outlook and values. Launched in collaboration with Dubai Media […]...Read More

Explore the Northern Emirate, with nature, culture, and heritage #SeeSharjah

SHARJAH – Sharjah Events, an initiative of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, an exciting new campaign to showcase the Emirate’s agenda of attractive events and activities during the new year. An all-out campaign by Sharjah Events www.sharjahevents.ae titled ‘#SeeSharjah’ promises a bouquet of exciting events and activities spread throughout the year, aimed at encouraging residents […]...Read More

Sharjah museums to kick off ‘autism-friendly’ workshops for kids

Committed to making its museums accessible to all community members, Sharjah Museums Authority is organising an array of educational and sensory activities as part of its “Autism-Friendly Museums” initiative. Through its first-of-its-kind scheme in the Gulf region, the activities are specifically designed mindful of sensory abilities to create a learning experiences that meet the needs […]...Read More

Duck, fish and human remains to-go? Pompeii eatery unravels clues

A fast-food eatery at Pompeii, partially excavated last year, has now been unveiled to showcase artistic novelties and hints of dishes that were popular among the age-old citizens of the ancient Roman city. Pompeii Archaeological Park’s longtime chief, Massimo Osanna said Saturday that while some 80 such fast-foods have been found at Pompeii, it is […]...Read More

Couscous receives UNESCO status for its flavourful, well-steeped history

Couscous, the almost quinoa-like Berber dish consumed with great relish across the Northwest Africa’s Maghreb region, joined the UN list of the world’s intangible cultural heritage Wednesday. Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania were among the countries that submitted the listing to UNESCO, united by their appetite for the Durum grain. “Couscous, present at every social […]...Read More