Wesley V. Finley

Madame Tussauds Dubai opens its doors

DUBAI: Cars and clothing have a long, intertwined history. While it may seem like the two are drastically different, fashion has a long-standing relationship with the auto industry, with designers continually looking to the road when creating their collections and runway looks. Coco Chanel’s little black dress from 1926 was …

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Egyptian model agency “decolonizes beauty standards”

CAIRO: Between the frantic rush of wardrobe changes and the photographers preparing for the shoots, Iman Eldeeb’s agency is slowly innovating for the Egyptian fashion scene by hiring a diverse range of models. Eldeeb forged an international career in Milan, the fashion capital of Europe, where photographers told her she …

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Security forces foil separatists in Algeria

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (File photo: Xinhua) Algerian security services said on Wednesday it had foiled armed attacks planned by a separatist group with foreign aid, local media reported. The DGSN security agency said police this week severed a network linked to the Movement for the Autonomy of Kabylia (MAK), …

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Films showing at the 5th edition of the El Gouna Film Festival

El Gouna Film Festival Screening Award Winning Films “Amira”, “Plumes” with Mixed Reactions DUBAI: The El Gouna Egyptian Film Festival screened on Tuesday Egyptian director Mohamed Diab’s award-winning film “Amira,” which premiered at the 78th Venice Film Festival this year. The film revolves around Amira, a 17-year-old Palestinian woman who …

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