Middle East Matters
A look back at the best of Middle East Matters in 2017In this special edition, we take a look back at some of the best Middle East Matters stories of 2017. Among them are the collapse of the Islamic State group in Syria, a…
$450 million da Vinci painting destined for Louvre Abu DhabiA Leonardo da Vinci painting of Christ that sold in New York for a record $450 million (380 million euros) is heading to a museum in the United Arab Emirates.
Video: Exporting France's Louvre to Abu DhabiAs the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors this Saturday after a ten-year wait, FRANCE 24 brings you a special programme on the museum the world has been waiting for. Billed as the…
The World This Week
Saudi Prince cracks down at home and abroad; Trump in AsiaOur Friday panel of journalists discuss the latest from Saudi Arabia, after the Crown Prince netted more than 200 arrests in a surprise purge and Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri…
Louvre Inc. and Twitter #280charactersWe take a look at the Louvre's trademark being used by the Louvre Abu Dhabi as well as reactions (and jokes) about Twitter doubling the length of its tweets to 280 characters.
The Louvre in Abu Dhabi – the world's most visited art museum goes globalThe world's most visited art museum is going global. France's president is on hand to inaugurate the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the project billed as a bridge between civilisations. It's…
LIVE: Follow Abu Dhabi Louvre openingMore than a decade in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors on Wednesday, bringing the famed name to the Arab world for the first time.
In The World Papers
'Like smoking 50 cigarettes a day': Pollution grips New DelhiIN THE WORLD PAPERS - Wednesday, November 8: The Indian press is reporting on a pollution episode that prompted authorities to call a public health emergency in New Delhi and…
Video: New Louvre Abu Dhabi unveils its universal treasuresUnveiling universal treasures at the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi: a new take on the universal museumThe Louvre Abu Dhabi was conceived and constructed amid controversy, but star architect Jean Nouvel sees the institution as an opportunity for cultural understanding.