What Arab men wear on their heads

What Arab men wear on their heads

Since ancient times headdresses have protected Arab men from the hot sun, the sand and wind of their desert environment. The style and choice of headdress reveals a lot about the wearer’s nationality, status, and religion. In the six countries of the Gulf...
Falcons in the Arab world

Falcons in the Arab world

In January 2017 a photo of 80 birds of prey on board a jet in the Middle East went viral after being posted on Reddit. It transpired that they were falcons flying to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, supposedly for a hunting trip. It is not uncommon for airlines in the Middle...
Email and Letter Signatures in Arabic

Email and Letter Signatures in Arabic

Signing off a letter is an important aspect of letter writing particularly if you are corresponding with an Arabic-speaking friend or colleague. Gestures are important in all aspects of Arabic communication and equally so in letters, emails and correspondence. The...
The Violin Magician

The Violin Magician

The Royal Opera Muscat was officially opened on October 12, 2011 and has since hosted numerous performances by world-famous opera and ballet companies, renowned symphony orchestras as well as well-known individual singers and musicians from all over the world. The...