A record number of 33 authors and literati from 18 countries will participate in the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival.
Using the magic of lighting and latest technology to narrate the story of the Emirate’s Islamic heritage, history and magnificent architecture, the Sharjah Light Festival, running until Feb.16, has been illuminating the hearts of citizens, residents and tourists alike.
As a voracious reader myself, I have always admired the initiatives taken by Sharjah to promote the reading habit.
What a noble deed by the ruler of Sharjah to allocate such a lot of money towards enriching Sharjah’s libraries with the latest publications. This story made my day.
Four months after the March massacre of 51 Muslim men, women and children in two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, gun owners have begun exchanging military-style semi-automatic weapons for money. In the first of 250 planned
The choosing of Dubai as the ‘’Capital of Arab Media’’ for the year 2020 by the Arab Information Ministers Council is a well-deserved accolade for the dazzling Emirate.
A cunning rat leaves a sinking ship. Yet it’s a striking feature of today’s Conservative Party that so many are scrabbling to stay aboard their listing vessel instead. Amber Rudd and the ever versatile Matt Hancock have even converted to the cause of a crash-out Brexit, despite previously warning it would be the economic equivalent of scuttling your own fleet at Scarpa Flow.
President Donald Trump’s vicious verbal assaults on four women of colour who are members of Congress have sparked an avalanche of well-earned criticism, including from some of his supporters. As regular readers know, I’m fascinated by history, so I’ve been wondering where Trump’s tweeted comments rank among the most racist ones made by presidents (or successful presidential candidates) during my lifetime.