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All of the Israel's cultural institutions are to shut down on June 1 if the government does not restore funding for artistic productions, artists' leader and actor Yoram Hatav said in the Knesset while lobbying MKs to block a cut to culture budgets this week.
As US troops prepare for a potential war in Iraq, an international coalition of archaeologists, lawyers, researchers and art collectors believe some of the world's most important archaeological sites are at risk.
The Jordanian government has approved a project to build the country's first national geological museum.
An exhibition of paintings and mixed media works by Egyptian artist Dr Adel Al Masri was opened by Mohammed Al Nasr, deputy head of the National Council of Culture, Arts and Heritage at Qatar Fine Arts Society recently.
Young ballerinas, oblivious of war threats on their country, take their dancing lessons at the Baghdad School for Music and Fine Arts.
While Iraq is increasingly coming under siege, dozens of galleries have sprouted up in Baghdad. Iraqi painting and sculpture have become a thriving, if clandestine, export industry, filling museums and private collections throughout the Mideast and even Europe.