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The New Arab Staff

Mohammad Barakat


Christmas trees have been lit across Lebanon as Muslims join Christians in celebrating the festive season.

26 December, 2014

Hazem Shareef insists on neutrality as victory in pop contest turns political, with regime claiming him as a supporter and opposition websites saying his father was victim of regime sniper.

16 December, 2014

A film which documents the growth of Iran's Green Movement was banned from an international film festival in Beirut.

19 November, 2014

Revolutionary Egyptian musician takes up 'artist-in-residence' offer, and denies he applied for asylum.

22 October, 2014

Ziad Rahbani has alienated himself from Lebanese and Arab audiences.

11 October, 2014