Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world’s best-known entertainers, has died aged 87. Sabah, whose real name was Jeanette Gergis al-Feghali, first came to prominence in the 1950s as star of Egyptian movies. During her more than six-decade long career, she released over 50 albums and acted in 98 films. She died […]
Dr. Walid Georges Gholmieh died at the age of 73 after a long battle with illness, National News Agency reported on Tuesday.
A World Press Photo exhibit in Beirut is shutting down early after Lebanese authorities ordered the removal of an Israeli photographer’s prize-winning work, an organizer of the exhibit said Friday.
As unrest ripples across the Middle East, few artists’ work is more relevant than Mona Hatoum.
“Stray Bullet” by Lebanese director Georges Hachem won first prize at the Dubai International Film Festival yesterday, this year a showcase for new Arab talent. The film, set shortly after the start of Lebanon’s 1975-1990 civil war, tells the story of a young woman who is torn between a fiance picked by her family and […]
A lone thief stole five paintings worth up to half a billion euros ($613 million) total, including major works by Picasso and Matisse, in a brazen overnight heist Thursday from a Paris modern art museum, police and prosecutors said.
“Convergence: New Art From Lebanon” is billed as the first large retrospective of contemporary Lebanese art outside Lebanon in decades.