The sweet romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and female directors were among the more surprising shut outs from the Golden Globe nominations Monday, which, as usual, includes many expected and worthy choices among some that are more peculiar.
Following the news, many Saudis expressed joy on social media. Cinemas shut down during a wave of ultra-conservatism in 1980s.
An exhibition in Doha called "Le Blockade" takes a satirical look at the Gulf crisis through artworks, videos and cartoons.
The residents of Pachuca city in Mexico are turning their violent neighbourhood into the world's largest mural.
Russia's famous Bolshoi Theatre premiered the disputed Nureyev ballet after the director was placed under house arrest on fraud charges.
Egypt's antiquities ministry says funerary items have been also been found but it is not yet known whom the two tombs belong to. The tombs were discovered in the 1990s but excavation work did not start till recently.
Thousands of people lined the streets of Paris as a convoy of 700 Harley Davidson motorcycles escorted the white coffin of late French rock and roll giant Johnny Hallyday to a memorial service attended by French stars and politicians.
From British rule to modern-day Iraq, Baghdad's Shabandar Cafe has lived through the birth of a nation, the toppling of its monarchy, decades of domination by Saddam Hussein, the drama of the US-led invasion and the bloody chaos that followed.
The Wall Street Journal initially reported, citing US intelligence and other unnamed sources, that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman used an intermediary to buy the painting. However, a Saudi official denies the purchase.
“Da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi is coming to #LouvreAbuDhabi,” the museum said on Twitter displaying an image of the 500-year-old work.
The lawsuit was filed at a federal court in New York seeking to represent a class of "dozens, if not hundreds" of women who say they were assaulted by Weinstein.
Hallyday broke from France's classic "chanson" tradition in the late 1950s, selling more than 100 million albums and headlining 50 major tours.
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