Monday, January 15th, 2018

 

Ancient Greek tragedy tells timeless story of Syrian flight

BERLIN (Reuters) – A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia”, using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven…


Enjoying the high life, up on the roof in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv (Reuters) – When it comes to the high life in Tel Aviv, residents of the Mediterranean metropolis need look no further than their own rooftops.


Saudi Arabia begins screening films after decades-long ban lifted

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia began screening feature-length animated children’s films this weekend in a makeshift theater, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the…