Saudi Arabia to build entertainment city near Riyadh

April 14, 2017 4:44 pm0 comments
Saudi Arabia to build entertainment city near Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a 334sq km “entertainment city” south of the capital Riyadh that will feature sports, cultural and recreational facilities, including a safari and a Six Flags theme park. To read more, click here. 

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How Mohammed Al Kindi is Putting Oman on the Map

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How Mohammed Al Kindi is Putting Oman on the Map

The Crossway Foundation established itself as an empowering arts charity that helps facilitate better understanding across borders. Now, after two successful years of collaboration, it has formally partnered with the annual Middle East Now festival in Florence. The Middle East Now x Crossway Foundation Residency will be dedicated to supporting […]

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Gates agrees to contribute to Muslim development projects

April 7, 2017 11:35 am1 comment
Gates agrees to contribute to Muslim development projects

Development funds from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, plus the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have agreed to $243m in financing for health, agriculture, and rural infrastructure development projects in developing countries. To read more, click here. 

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Qataris own more of London than the Queen

March 24, 2017 10:23 am2 comments
Qataris own more of London than the Queen

Qatari investors own more property in the capital than the Mayor of London’s office and three times more than the Queen, according to new data seen by The Telegraph. To read more, click here. 

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The Craziest Skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi

March 21, 2017 1:09 pm1 comment
The Craziest Skyscrapers in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s neighbor city (and occasional rival) Dubai may boast some of the world’s tallest buildings, but the Emirati capital’s own skyline is no small feat. While it certainly lays claim to some height of its own, the city’s real achievement lies in the visual beauty and engineering ingenuity of […]

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Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

March 10, 2017 1:44 pm1 comment
Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

From Hassan Kamel Al-Sabbah, a Lebanese-born American serial inventor, to Ahmed Zewail, the 1999 Nobel laureate in chemistry, to Farouk El-Baz, a NASA and MIT scientist who helped plan the Apollo landing, to Elias A. Zerhouni, the 15th director of the National Institutes of Health, Arab immigrants have made major contributions to American […]

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