Bahla, Oman - It is called Madinat al-Sehr — the City of Magic.
Khaled Abdel Malek is an Arab Weekly contributor in Oman.
Muscat - They are like the veins keeping the body alive.
Hermel, Lebanon - In the shadow of Qurnat as Sawda, Lebanon’s highest peak, is a hidden ecologic
Sur, Oman - The sound of hammers on teak and the whiff of coconut oil invade the senses when vi
Salalah, Oman - There is no need to travel far to escape the sizzling summer heat of Gulf Arab co
Beirut - A number of specialised museums, most backed with private money and displaying private c
Muscat - Oman, at the southern edge of the Arabian peninsula, is renowned for numerous canyons p
Faraya-Mzaar, Lebanon - Ski and winter sports lovers from the Middle East do not need to travel
Muscat - Set in beautifully manicured gardens in the Omani capital’s posh seaside area of Shati
Muscat - Oman’s Daymaniyat Islands have rightfully earned their nickname The Aquarium.
Beirut - Joey Abou Jaoudeh was dwarfed by the huge rock he was ascending, overlooking the Tannou
Beirut - Looking for a 5-billion-star accommodation? Andre Bishara knows the place.
Muscat - “Coffee, coffee, welcome. Please do come in.”
Muscat - It is five years since the Jewel of Muscat made its epic voyage across the Indian Ocean,
Jabal Akhdar, Oman - Until a few years ago, entry to Jabal Akhdar — the “Green Mountain” — the m
Wadi Qadisha, Lebanon - The ancient staircase leading to the monastery of Hawqa starts near a sm
Beirut - “It was like a firework of happiness and joy… We fell into each other’s arms and starte
Muscat - Oman is one of the Arab world’s most engaged countries in the protection of the environ
MUSCAT - Forts, watchtowers and citadels are landmark features of the Sultanate of Oman.
Wadi al Hijri - He was more than 80 years old when I first met him in the caves of the small haml