Alkhobar chill: Gioelia Cremeria offers a taste of Italy on Saudi Arabia’s east coast

A cool new ice cream cafe and shop has opened on Alkhobar City Walk, offering visitors a true taste of Italy. Owned and run by local man Bader Al-Hussaini and his family, Gioelia Cremeria Italiana...

Dance group Mayyas to perform in Beirut after ‘America’s Got Talent’ win

DUBAI: Lebanese dance crew Mayyas are set to perform for the first time since winning "America's Got Talent" at the US embassy in Beirut this weekend. The embassy will also host a virtual meet-the-artist session...

Arab models Gigi, Bella Hadid grace the runway for French label Isabel Marant in Paris

DUBAI: Dutch Palestinian models Gigi and Bella Hadid have had a fashion-packed month, from Milan to Paris Fashion Week. This week, the sisters modeled for Isabel Marant wearing the French label's spring-summer 2023 collection....

Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai questions lack of Muslim representation in Hollywood

DUBAI: Pakistani activist and Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai addressed the lack of Muslim representation in Hollywood films during Variety's recent Power of Women event in the US. Yousafzai, who was honored at the event,...

Rapper Post Malone to perform in the UAE in December

DUBAI: Nine-time Grammy Award nominee Post Malone is set to perform on Dec. 3 at Abu Dhabi's Etihad Park in celebration of the UAE's National Day. The rapper, who sold 95 million singles and 13...

REVIEW: ‘Andor’ might test ‘Star Wars’ fans patience, but it could just be worth it

LONDON: For all the "Star Wars" universe's recent movie missteps, its TV storytelling has never been in a better place -- recent shows such as "The Mandalorian," "Visions" and "Obi-Wan Kenobi" have been some...

South Asians in UK honored for their outstanding achievements

LONDON: Influential and inspirational South Asians in a range of fields in the UK were honored recently, during a prestigious ceremony in London, for their outstanding achievements. Established in 2000, the Asian Achievers Awards, one...

Newly launched website gives Islamic art global exposure

DUBAI: A Lebanese patron has launched a website to give Islamic art made by creatives Hilda and Lena Kelekian, who are of Armenian, Cypriot and Lebanese descent, international exposure. Anthony Azoury launched islamicart.me to expose...