9 Stunning Photos of the Newly Opened National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

February 24, 2017 11:06 am1 comment
9 Stunning Photos of the Newly Opened National Museum of Egyptian Civilization

The newly opened museum is located in the heart of Al Fustat, housing between its walls 50,000 artifacts and the ancient natural lake of Ain Basira. To read more, click here. 

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Flying cars ‘set to launch in Dubai this summer’

February 17, 2017 1:19 pm0 comments
Flying cars ‘set to launch in Dubai this summer’

Flying cars have long been the stuff of an imagined sci-fi future — but the technology is real and is set for launch in Dubai as early as July, it emerged on Monday. The city’s transport boss, speaking at the World Government Summit (WGS), played a video showing an autonomous […]

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Grad student melds Arab, Hollywood culture through filmmaking

February 10, 2017 2:23 pm1 comment
Grad student melds Arab, Hollywood culture through filmmaking

Hanadi Elyan works in Melnitz Hall on an original short film, but about 8,400 miles away in the United Arab Emirates, filmmakers hired by her roll out film projects for her clients. Elyan, a graduate student at UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television, founded Reel Arab Productions with her husband, […]

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Trump’s Muslim Ban Will Create a Wandering Band of Excellent Scientists

February 3, 2017 3:43 pm1 comment
Trump’s Muslim Ban Will Create a Wandering Band of Excellent Scientists

Dr. Sadjad Riadi always knew he would leave Iran. His parents, both scientists and both part of the panicked “brain drain” that sucked scholars out of Tehran after the Iranian Revolution, moved to Japan to pursue graduate degrees when he was only three years old. They stayed there for seven […]

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Meet the Arabs Who Say Trump Will Make the Middle East Great Again

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Meet the Arabs Who Say Trump Will Make the Middle East Great Again

Roy Tohme has high hopes for the presidency of Donald Trump. The Lebanese lawyer, 31, says Trump and his policies on the Middle East have been misrepresented and misunderstood. To read more, click here. 

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India’s millennials are changing the way the gold-crazy country buys jewelry

January 27, 2017 2:14 pm0 comments
India’s millennials are changing the way the gold-crazy country buys jewelry

Millennials in the world’s second-largest gold market aren’t buying it the way their parents did. A demographic shift sweeping urban India is beginning to show on purchase patterns in a country that buys 663 tonnes—second only to China’s 700-750 tonnes—of the yellow metal annually, a January report by the World […]

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