Sit back and have a read of The Daily Star’s pick of today's five features from around the world worthy of your attention.
Accompanied by a young man on buzuq, vocalist Abdel Karim al-Shaar raises his voice and the performance hall of Metro al-Madina falls silent.
Under the rule of Daesh (ISIS, the self-anointed Islamic State group) a Syrian farmer named Faysal was forced to hide his sketches and paintings.
How do you create a two-man autobiography? Do you reveal only the moments shared in common?
The young American who stunned TV audiences last fall for singing Arabic classics on “Arabs Got Talent Season 3” will have her first concert performance in...
The daughter of the Prophet Mohammad, wife of Ali and mother of his only two descendants, Hasan and Hussein, Fatima is one of the most venerated women in Islam.
Renowned Lebanese soprano Majida el-Roumi performed at the Winter at Tantoura festival in Saudi Arabia’s Al Ula province Friday night, marking the stars first...
The Grand Hotel Casino Ain Sofar was once an opulent jewel where celebrities like Umm Kalthoum and Abdel Halim Hafez spent their summers.
The sound of music fills the halls at a school in the Yemeni city of Taiz, where Nazira al-Jaafari sits at a keyboard as a teacher takes her through the notes.
In a remote northern corner of Saudi Arabia sit the relics of an ancient civilization, which the kingdom hopes to turn into a global tourism destination as it...
The Baalbeck International Festival will once more play host to musical fusion, with two nights of classical Arabic music blended with Latin tunes.