Prize

American-themed plays sweep British theater prizes

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 10:22 GMT

Productions about gay men in New York City, friendship after the Sept. 11 attacks and love in Mississippi dominated Britain’s prestigious Olivier Awards for best theater on Sunday.

Winners of new capital's designers contest to be announced Dec. 19

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 03:28 GMT

Contestants are working on designing the public space, including designing stations, street lighting poles, roads and public squares.

Urgent amendment made to CIFF 's awards list

Thu, 29 Nov 2018 - 01:44 GMT

The Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) made an amendment to the list of prizes awarded in its 40th round.

Mega Millions lottery hits record $1.6 billion after no winners in Friday's draw

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 12:21 GMT

At least $1.6 billion, the largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, will be up for grabs during the next Mega Millions draw.

Laser scientists win Nobel physics prize for tools made of light

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 - 11:48 GMT

A trio of American, French and Canadian scientists won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for breakthroughs in laser technology.

Plucky air guitarists chase stringless glory at world titles in Finland

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 10:24 GMT

Air guitar enthusiasts gathered in the Finnish city of Oulu on Friday to shred and strum their imaginary instruments in pursuit of the world championship of the bizarre dance form.

Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake for top VMA prizes

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 08:39 GMT

Camila Cabello beats Beyonce, Drake for top VMA prizes.

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

Sat, 07 Jul 2018 - 01:42 GMT

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

Pritzker prize goes to Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 07:46 GMT

Pritzker prize goes to Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi

Al-Arabi to host discussion, book signing for Claudia Piñeiro

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 12:26 GMT

Al-Arabi Publishing and Distributing will host a discussion and book signing for the works of Argentine author Claudia Piñeiro.

Huzama Habayeb wins 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 09:57 GMT

Palestinian author Huzama Habayeb has been awarded the 2017 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature by AUC Press.

Artist Lubaina Himid wins 2017 Turner Prize

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 05:47 GMT

Lubaina Himid has been named the winner of the prestigious Turner Prize, marking history as, both, the oldest artist and the first African woman to win.

Novel on legacy of Algerian war wins France's richest prize

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 09:21 GMT

A powerful account of what happened to an Algerian "harki" family who sided with the French during the country's war of independence won France's most lucrative.

Egyptologist Zahi Hawas awarded prestigious European prize

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 09:01 GMT

Prominent Egyptologist Zahi Hawas has been awarded a prize by the European- Mediterranean Partnership that is granted for the first time to Egypt on Sunday.

Critic urges boycotting Qatari prize for Arabic fiction

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Dr. Salah Fadl calls for boycotting the Qatari Katara Prize for Arabic Fiction.

10 things to know about the International Prize for Arabic Fiction in its 10th anniversary

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 06:00 GMT

International Prize for Arabic Fiction (IPAF) was launched in April 2007 in Abu Dhabi. It was modeled on the esteemed Man Booker Prize to acknowledge high quality works of Arabic fiction, and celebrate the writers.

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