26 Apr

Dancing is good for the brain

New research is indicating that remaining active by learning how to dance may be a good way to ward off the long-term effects of ageing and fight memo ...

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26 Apr

In Photos: Danish musicians hold underwater AquaSonic concerto

Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments ...

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26 Apr

Ismailia International Film Festival announces awards

The 19th edition of the Ismailia Film Festival runs between 19 and 25 April

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26 Apr

Wellcome science book prize goes to story of a heart transplant

A novel that “illustrates what it is to be human” has become the first translated book to win the Wellcome prize for science writing.

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26 Apr

International prize for Arabic fiction goes to Mohammed Hasan Alwan

A Small Death, the Saudi novelist’s historical novel about a Sufi mystic and adventurer, takes $50,000 honour for ‘striking artistry’

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25 Apr

‘Every writer has a special book inside him or her’

The worldwide best-selling author Gayle Forman, whose young adult novels have been translated into more than 40 languages, has been telling a packed a ...

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25 Apr

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival welcomes 110,000 visitors in first four days

An impressive 110,000 people from around the region have stepped through the doors of the Expo Centre Sharjah during the first four action-packed days ...

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24 Apr

Sharjah Ruler inaugurates monument of Sharjah as Arab Culture Capital

H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated on Monday the monument of Sharjah as the Arab C ...

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24 Apr

US artist shares powerful portrait series on #BeingBlackAndMuslim

An American artist this week unveiled a portrait series which explores what it is like to be both black and Muslim in the US.

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24 Apr

‘Growing Together’ … Kalimat’s Message to Society on their Tenth Anniversary

To mark 10 years of success in publishing, Kalimat Publishing House – a Kalimat Group subsidiary, chose World Book Day 2017 to organise a series of ce ...

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