Europe

Bauhaus at 100: Germany celebrates century-old art movement

Bauhaus is a German concept which has come to define a form of expression involving mass production and simplicity.

Africa

Dakar rally: Qatar's Al-Attiyah edges over victory

He is the first competitor from the Middle East to have won this race twice.

Middle East

Israel: Christians protest 'McJesus' sculpture

Hundreds of Arab Christians call for the removal of a crucified Ronald McDonald museum exhibit in Haifa city.

Middle East

New York hosts city's first Iranian film festival

The organisers are hopeful it will help bridge the divide between the two countries.

Arts & Culture

Iran art auction rakes in millions amid pressure over sanctions

Mirror mosaic by 96-year-old female artist fetches close to $1m at the 10th edition of the Tehran Auction.

Iran art auction rakes in millions amid pressure over sanctions

Africa

Morocco's Amazigh push for official recognition of their new year

Rally marks continued efforts by the Amazigh identity movement to gain the government's recognition.

Morocco's Amazigh push for official recognition of their new year

Arts & Culture

Iran artist puts spotlight on water shortage through music

Electronic musician Saba Alizadeh hosts shows at dried-up reservoirs to call attention to growing scarcity of water.

Iran artist puts spotlight on water shortage through music

Qatar

Yasser Al Mulla: Drawing a Sufi controversy

Agricultural engineer by day, artist by night, Yasser Al Mulla depicts philosophies of Sufi tradition in his drawings.

Qatari artist Yasser Al Mulla: Drawing a Sufi controversy

Latin America

Hamilton comes home to Puerto Rico

The hit Broadway musical, Hamilton, is debuting in Puerto Rico, the island that was home to the titular star, as well as the grandparents of its Tony award-winning composer, Lin-Manuel Miranda.

The Far Right

'Not just horror and crime': Parallel worlds in Berlin's Neukolln

Residents of the diverse neighbourhood often dismissed as 'no-go zone' discuss diversity, integration, gentrification.

'Not just horror and crime': Parallel worlds in Berlin's Neukolln

United States

Judge dismisses part of Judd's claims against Weinstein

The actress's sexual harassment claim does not fall within the scope of California statute, judge says.

Judge dismisses part of Judd's lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein

Europe

Tintin 90 years on: Belgian comic book stirs racial controversy

The story reflects a colonial vision of Africans as it was created when Congo was a Belgian colony.

US & Canada

Warhol retrospective launched after decades

The work of the leading US pop artist is being showcased at the Whitney in New York.

Egypt

Egypt recovers smuggled ancient artefact from London auction

It is unclear how the tablet fragment made its way from the Temple of Karnak in Luxor to the UK.

Egypt recovers smuggled ancient artefact from London auction

Thailand

In conflict-plagued Thai south, art as weapon of peace

Saiburi Looker is a group of artists aiming to rebuild communal ties and promote peace by using art as their main tool.

The artists promoting peace in Thailand's conflict-plagued south