More recently, scenes from the cult series "Game of Thrones" were shot at Ait-Ben-Haddou, with the site standing in for the fictional Yellow City of Yunkai which is conquered by Daenerys Targaryen
Lawrence of Arabia
CAIRO: Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago", is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, his agent said Tuesday.
London: Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died at the age of 81. O'Toole died Saturday after a long illness, Steve Kenis said in a brief statement. O'Toole got his first Oscar nomination for 1962's ''Lawrence of Arabia,'' his last for ''Venus'' in 2006. With that he set the record for most nominations without ever winning, though he had accepted an honorary Oscar in 2003. A reformed, but unrepentant, hell-raiser,…