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Ahed Kamel, First Saudi Actress to Appear on Netflix

Ahed Kamel, First Saudi Actress to Appear on Netflix

Saudi actress, writer and director Ahed Kamel rose to fame both on local and international scenes after her starring role in 2012's high profile festival favorite, the critically acclaimed BAFTA nominee, “Wadjda”, which is Saudi Arabia's first feature film. The US-based 36-year-old Kamel has more

US Oscar Contender Hit with Plagiarism Lawsuit

US Oscar Contender Hit with Plagiarism Lawsuit

“The Shape of Water,” a contender for this year’s best picture Oscar, was hit with a plagiarism lawsuit, alleging that its fantastical plot about a romance between a cleaning woman and a mysterious river creature was lifted directly from an American stage play. The lawsuit, filed in federal cour

Saudi Arabia to Host First Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia to Host First Arab Fashion Week

Saudi Arabia is set to host in March its first ever Arab Fashion Week, the Arab Fashion Council announced Monday, overturning decades of draconian policies on arts and entertainment, reported Agence France-Presse. The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council said on its website that fashion week would be

 The Future of Education is Virtual

The Future of Education is Virtual

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) were supposed to bring a revolution in education. But they haven’t lived up to expectations. We have been putting educators in front of cameras and shooting video — just as the first TV shows did with radio stars, microphone in hand.

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