Category Archives: Architecture and Environment

Jeddah Art Week adds vibe to Peninsula art scene.

Art on the Arabian peninsula is swinging. From Abu Dhabi to Sharjah, and from Kuwait to Sana’a, artistic expressions of different forms – paintings, theater, photography, galleries, and more are fast becoming genuine expressions of popular culture. The Saudi Red … Continue reading

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Iraq to restore the arch of Ctesiphon

Iraqi authorities have contracted a Czech firm to carry out a 10-month restoration of the ancient Arch of Ctesiphon as part of a plan to boost tourism to the once-popular site. Through the decades of conflict that have wrecked Iraq, the famed … Continue reading

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Dubai thinks, big, big and bigger

OxGAPS Dennis Sammut is in Dubai often, and never fails to be amazed by the shameless boldness with which the city takes on ambitious projects which have turned it in five decades from a small village into a dynamic metropolis. In this … Continue reading

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