Day: October 6, 2011

Inspirational calligraphy wows Jeddawis

By MARIAM NIHAL, MARIAM.NIHAL@ARABNEWS.COM For centuries calligraphy has joined the dots between contemplation, opinions, perception of art and poetry with Islam. A beautiful depiction of the words of Allah is granted a blank canvas where artists with their dreams, intellect and born genius paint them to life. Arabic script has […]

US embassy ‘defends’ Arab Bank

By Omar Obeidat JORDAN TIMES AMMAN –– As the Arab Bank continues to face allegations in the US that it provided banking services to terrorist groups, cables by the US embassy in Amman, revealed recently by WikiLeaks, defended the financial institution’s reputation. A few years ago, hundreds of Israelis filed […]