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The Great War’s end: a grandmother remembers

9 days ago
NEW YORK: Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday. The gritty Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood where she lived…

‘Wizard of Oz’ draft scripts head for auction block

11 days ago
LOS ANGELES: A collection of draft scripts for “The Wizard of Oz” and other material from the archives of the 1939 film are going up for auction in December and could fetch up to $1.2 million. Los Angeles auctioneers Profiles in History…

Egyptian king or dwarf? Salah statue mocked online

12 days ago
CAIRO: A statue of Liverpool footballer Mohamed Salah has been met with derision online since going on display in his native Egypt, with many comparing it to an infamous bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo. The statue was unveiled with pomp…