Book Review: Cairo of yesteryear can still be found

Author: Lisa KaakiFri, 2017-03-31 03:00ID: 1490907708628315300 For many years, “Cairo City of Sand,” an enlightened stroll across the illusive layers of Cairo, exquisitely written by Maria Golia, has been my favorite book about the city. Other bo [Read story...]

Dylan finally to receive Nobel in Stockholm

Bob Dylan

Author: AFPThu, 2017-03-30 03:00ID: 1490818498299196700STOCKHOLM: Music icon Bob Dylan will finally receive his Nobel Literature Prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it announced Wednesday.But no media will be allowe [Read story...]

‘Baywatch’ cast takes over CinemaCon

Priyanka Chopra addresses the audience at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Tuesday, in Las Vegas. (AP)

Author: ARAB NEWSThu, 2017-03-30 03:00ID: 1490818498339197000LAS VEGAS: The cast of “Baywatch” took the CinemaCon stage Tuesday afternoon to preview the film for exhibitors and theater owners at the annual convention.Star Dwayne Johnson told the [Read story...]

The A to Z of gourmet chocolate

Bon Bon inspired by Vincent Van Gough’s art.

Author: Shaistha KhanFri, 2017-03-31 03:00ID: 1490907761758322800With several gourmet chocolate stores popping up around the country, people are not only buying chocolate for special occasions, but also for indulging purposes.Speaking to Chef Philipp [Read story...]

Jolie was drug-tested for ‘Tomb Raider’

Angelina Jolie

Author: APFri, 2017-03-31 03:00ID: 1490914742128850100NEW YORK: To help shed her early reputation, Angelina Jolie agreed to be drug tested during production of 2001’s “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,” according to a new book.The Hollywood Reporter on [Read story...]

H&M launches new upmarket brand as profits slow


Author: AFPThu, 2017-03-30 12:56ID: 1490872718234848700STOCKHOLM: Swedish clothing giant Hennes and Mauritz (H&M) Thursday announced the launch of its eighth fashion brand as tough market conditions in the US and Central Europe hurt profits.The c [Read story...]

UAE’s Gafla jewelry is simply irresistible…

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Author: NagmaniFri, 2017-03-31 03:00ID: 1490907868008351300 In the competitive world of fine jewelry, the UAE is proving its mettle. Most importantly, it seems to be drawing in thousands of jewelry enthusiasts from all over the world. This is not wit [Read story...]

Explorers, De Niro denounce Trump on climate change

Robert De Niro

Author: AFPTue, 2017-03-28ID: 1490645178660849900NEW YORK: Top British explorer Ranulph Fiennes and Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard are expressing fears about US President Donald Trump’s moves to roll back environmental protections.Their criti [Read story...]

Shailene Woodley reaches deal in pipeline protest

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Author: APTue, 2017-03-28ID: 1490645178720850700BISMARCK, N.D.: Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley has reached a plea deal that calls for no jail time over her involvement in protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota.The “Dive [Read story...]