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Saudi Film Festival Announces Juries of Films, Scripts

Saudi Film Festival Announces Juries of Films, Scripts

The committee responsible for organizing the Saudi Film Festival announced the juries assigned to assess feature films, short films, and unproduced scripts partaking in the 8th edition of the festival organized on June 2-9, in partnership with the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra), and

Full Lunar Eclipse Brings Rare ‘Super Blood Moon’

Full Lunar Eclipse Brings Rare ‘Super Blood Moon’

One of our planet's most stunning sights came to the skies - a super blood Moon, reported BBC. In the year's only full lunar eclipse, Earth came between the Sun and the Moon. Falling fully into Earth's shadow, the Moon slowly darkened before turning dusky red. It was visible with the naked

Sudan Sanctuary Offers Haven for Exotic Birds

Tucked away east of Sudan's capital Khartoum, a sanctuary of lush green vegetation has been a haven for dozens of exotic birds from far and wide. "I have a passion for birds," said Akram Yehia, owner of the Marshall Nature Reserve which covers 400 square meters (4,300 square feet). "I wanted t

Degas, Picasso Sculptures Bring Record Prices in New York

Degas, Picasso Sculptures Bring Record Prices in New York

A sculpture by Edgar Degas sold Thursday for $41.6 million at Christie's in New York, the highest price paid at auction for a work by the French artist, while a bronze by Pablo Picasso also broke a record. The Degas sculpture -- "Petite danseuse de quatorze ans" -- is a delicate bronze with a bro

Saudi Film Festival to Screen 69 Films this Year, New Awards are on Offer

Saudi Film Festival to Screen 69 Films this Year, New Awards are on Offer

The Saudi Film Festival announced that 106 movies of the 117 registered by late March have been accepted and that 69 movies were nominated to take part in the Festival’s eighth edition launching on the second of June.

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Returns in New Edition

Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival Returns in New Edition

The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival has returned in its 13th edition at the Expo Centre Sharjah from May 11 to 22, under the theme ‘Create Creativity’. Organized by the Sharjah Book Authority, the festival offers children and youth many opportunities, such as updating their home library with

Magnetic Soil Bacteria Gives Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

Magnetic Soil Bacteria Gives Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

Scientists are developing magnetically guided microscopic projectiles that can be injected into patients’ blood to attack breast, prostate and other tumors, according to The Guardian. The project – led by researchers at Sheffield University – builds on progress in two key medical fields.

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