Cavers find snakes but no genies in Yemen’s ‘Well of Hell’

A team of Omani cavers has made what is believed to be the first descent to the bottom of Yemen's fabled Well of Barhout-a...

Art exhibition showcases India’s timeless heritage

By Sajeev K Peter An 11-day-long art exhibition titled 'Glimpses of Timeless India' by Indian artist Joice Sibi Thampuran was inaugurated at Kuwait Art Association...

Sahara camel race glory brings boy jockey big dreams for his future

Ten-year-old Moussa will bask in the glory of the weekend camel race in Niger for a long time. Little higher than his victorious charger's...

Five things to know from London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week closed with a flourish yesterday, the first major return to live runway shows in the British capital in 18 months following...

‘Art is dying’: Afghan artists hope to resist Taleban rule

Two days after the Taleban seized Kabul last month, 26-year-old artist Sara took the terracotta plates she'd painted with images praising inspirational Afghan women-and...

Nirvana’s Nevermind: An album forged by contradictions

Released 30 years ago this week, "Nevermind" was a generation-defining milestone that sold 30 million copies and made a tragic icon of Kurt Cobain....

French daredevil takes hair-raising Seine tightrope walk

A French tightrope walker has crossed the Seine in Paris 70 meters up in a breathtaking feat watched by cheering crowds on the Eiffel...

‘Change the game’: Supermodel Halima Aden reinvents modest fashion

Halima Aden, the first supermodel to wear a hijab and pose in a burkini, has ripped up her lucrative contracts in an industry she...

Montaha Al-Ajeel participates in Stockholm International Fashion Fair 2021

Kuwaiti designer Montaha Al-Ajeel participated in the fourth edition of the Stockholm International Fashion Fair 2021 that took place at the National Museum in...

Back on the catwalk: Live shows return at London Fashion Week

Catwalk shows resumed at London Fashion Week on Friday, after previous editions of the landmark industry event were forced online by the coronavirus pandemic....

Surprise may be key to ‘Mozart effect’ on epilepsy

A Mozart sonata that can calm epileptic brain activity may get its theraputic power thanks to melodies that create a sense of surprise, according...

London street stitchers take on ‘fast fashion’

Lined up on stools outside a well-known clothes store in south London, around 20 needle-wielding stitchers took the fight against "fast fashion" to the...

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