Algerian artist Baya in the spotlight at a new exhibition in Paris

PARIS: The mysterious Fatma Haddad, known by her stage name Baya, rose to fame at just 16 years old. She was elevated to icon status by a generation of postwar French intellectuals. More than 20 years after her death in 1998, she continues to be revered by critics and collectors alike. A new exhibition at … Read more

Sri Lankan Labor Minister visits Saudi Arabia and explores opportunities for migrant workers

RIYADH: The world needs a new approach to protect itself from emerging cyber threats, Saudi Arabia’s information and communication technology minister said Wednesday at the Global Cyber ​​Security Forum on Wednesday in Riyadh. Abdullah Al-Swaha added his voice to calls for reform in the face of growing threats from hackers and rapidly advancing technology such … Read more

Misk Global Forum urges intergenerational dialogue and upskilling of young people to boost the knowledge economy

RIYADH: The world needs a new approach to protect itself from emerging cyber threats, Saudi Arabia’s information and communication technology minister said Wednesday at the Global Cyber ​​Security Forum on Wednesday in Riyadh. Abdullah Al-Swaha added his voice to calls for reform in the face of growing threats from hackers and rapidly advancing technology such … Read more

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RIYADH: The world needs a new approach to protect itself from emerging cyber threats, Saudi Arabia’s information and communication technology minister said Wednesday at the Global Cyber ​​Security Forum on Wednesday in Riyadh. Abdullah Al-Swaha added his voice to calls for reform in the face of growing threats from hackers and rapidly advancing technology such … Read more

‘Masterpieces of Saudi Music’ concert delights in Paris

Chilean-Palestinian singer Elyanna to appear at SOUNDSTORM, Saudi Arabia’s XP Music Futures DUBAI: Chilean-Palestinian singer Elyanna is preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia for the first time to perform at Riyadh’s highly anticipated SOUNDSTORM music festival and be a guest speaker at MDLBEAST’s XP Music Futures music conference. SOUNDSTORM will take place from December 1-3 … Read more

What we’re seeing today: ‘Mrs. Harris goes to Paris’

DUBAI: When Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath began planning to curate the Biennale de Lyon in March 2020, the world was only just waking up to the dangers of COVID-19. Naturally, the disruption and damage from the pandemic ended up having a huge influence, not just logistically (it was delayed a year), but thematically. Bardaouil … Read more

American socialite Paris Hilton will present her latest fragrance in Dubai

India’s ‘Lady Superstar’ visits the Kingdom for the first time to premiere a new movie trailer DAMMAM: Indian actress and performer Manju Warrier, known in her homeland as “Lady Superstar”, visited Dammam on Saturday for the last leg of a three-city tour of the Kingdom to premiere the trailer for her latest movie “Ayisha”. On … Read more

Jean-Louis Sabaji, Designer Loved by Celebrities, Collaborates with Barbie at Arab Fashion Week

French Algerian musical icon Souad Massi: ‘If we lose our humanity, we are lost’ DUBAI: In the darkest moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, Souad Massi was walking to the river. The water inspired her, made her feel better about herself, helped her reflect. It was there that she discovered Sequana, the goddess of the Seine … Read more

What we’re seeing today: ‘Mrs. Harris goes to Paris’

French Algerian musical icon Souad Massi: ‘If we lose our humanity, we are lost’ DUBAI: In the darkest moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, Souad Massi was walking to the river. The water inspired her, made her feel better about herself, helped her reflect. It was there that she discovered Sequana, the goddess of the Seine … Read more

Saudi style star Tamara Al-Gabbani on how to stand out at Paris Fashion Week

DUBAI: In the 26 years since she made her screen debut, American actress Viola Davis, 57, has become the only African American to win the Triple Crown of acting: an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony, with his star included in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and he has even been named by the New … Read more

Tunisian model Ameni Esseibi shows off chic style at Paris Fashion Week

LONDON: A new Lonely Planet guide to Britain features a comprehensive chapter on the country’s little-known Islamic heritage, dating back more than 1,200 years. Published this month, ‘Experience Great Britain’ is part of the publisher’s range of ‘anti-guides’, named for the unique local perspectives they offer travellers. The Guide to Britain has sections and essays … Read more

Arab models Gigi and Bella Hadid adorn the catwalk of the French brand Isabel Marant in Paris

LONDON: Influential and inspiring South Asians in a variety of fields in the UK were recently honored, during a prestigious ceremony in London, for their outstanding achievements. Established in 2000, the Asian Achievers Awards, one of the most prominent and long-established celebrations of its kind, have returned for their 20th edition after a two-year hiatus … Read more

Foreign ministers of Bahrain and Japan aim to strengthen economic and trade ties

ANKARA: The three main security challenges of the Turkish people are immigration, terrorism and interstate warfare, while Western countries are more concerned about climate change and Russia, revealed the latest Transatlantic Trends report, published Thursday by the German US Marshall Fund. The 2022 edition of the survey was conducted in 14 countries between June and … Read more

Algerian French model Loli Bahia parades in Paris

DUBAI: Arab Fashion Week, organized by the Arab Fashion Council, will return to Dubai next month. From October 10-15, fashion designers from the region and beyond will present their womenswear collections in a series of shows taking place in the Dubai Design District. The six-day event will see designers present their Couture Fall-WInter 2023 collections, … Read more

Soviet pop queen attacks Putin’s war in Ukraine

How setbacks in Afghanistan slowed global progress on the UN gender equality goal NEW YORK CITY/BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021, two decades of progress in education, employment and the empowerment of women in Afghan public life have been dramatically reversed, leading to for the international community to increase pressure … Read more

How setbacks in Afghanistan slowed global progress on the UN gender equality goal

NEW YORK CITY/BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Since the Taliban took Kabul in August 2021, two decades of progress in education, employment and the empowerment of women in Afghan public life have been dramatically reversed, leading to for the international community to increase pressure on the regime. Speaking at a recent UN press conference, Naheed Farid, an … Read more