Tweet A small, goblet-shaped drum, the tonbak is rarely seen or heard outside Iran, but it drives the fast and frenetic rhythmic intensity of Persian classical music. The tonbak is usually made of walnut, ash or pear wood and topped … Continue reading →
TweetJordan <img alt=”</p><p>” src=”http://www.smh.com.au/content/dam/images/g/z/b/5/7/o/image.imgtype.articleLeadwide.620×349.png/1509341856351.png” title width=”100%”>Photo: Alamy Before I travelled to Jordan last month I asked a few friends what the food was like there and they all said pretty much the same thing: “Meh. It’s OK.” That seemed weird, … Continue reading →
Tweet Millions of Muslims around the world will be fasting everyday for a month, refraining from eating, drinking (yes, even water) and smoking from sunrise to sunset. It is a month that teaches self-discipline and awareness for those living in … Continue reading →
TweetThe magazine simplifies complex scientific concepts in an effort to disseminate them among young Arabs Dubai: A new collaboration between the Dubai Future Foundation and Haykal Media aims to launch the Arabic edition of Popular Science magazine, a world-renowned monthly … Continue reading →
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Tweet Emirates is already known as one of the best when it comes to in-flight service and entertainment. The Dubai-based carrier is not resting on its laurels, however. It recently introduced a robust new in-flight entertainment system. Why does the … Continue reading →