A Qatari Sheikh Plans to Open an Islamic Art Museum in Manhattan This Spring

March 10, 2017 1:31 pm1 comment
A Qatari Sheikh Plans to Open an Islamic Art Museum in Manhattan This Spring

Just as President Donald Trump unveiled a revised version of his controversial executive order on immigration targeting Muslim-majority countries, Qatar’s Sheikh Mohammed Rashid Al-Thani shared with the Art Newspaper his plans to open the Institute of Arab and Islamic Art in downtown New York. And we won’t have long to […]

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Abdul El-Sayed, a doctor from Detroit, could be America’s first Muslim governor

March 3, 2017 4:17 pm1 comment
Abdul El-Sayed, a doctor from Detroit, could be America’s first Muslim governor

Dr. Abdul El-Sayed believes he’s living the American Dream. Born to two Egyptian immigrants in the Detroit metro area in Michigan, the 32-year-old has done it all. El-Sayed became a doctor, educator and civil servant all before the age of 32. Now, he has set his eyes on yet another […]

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How Imran Khan swapped Wall Street for a huge role at Snapchat and earned $150 million in 2 years

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How Imran Khan swapped Wall Street for a huge role at Snapchat and earned $150 million in 2 years

When Snapchat’s parent company, Snap Inc., begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, its sale will prove a windfall for a handful of executives who helped grow the company from a tiny startup to a $24 billion juggernaut in five years. That includes one unlikely addition: chief […]

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Oprah and Pacino may visit Saudi Arabia

February 24, 2017 11:33 am1 comment
Oprah and Pacino may visit Saudi Arabia

Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino is set to visit Saudi Arabia on May 11-12 as part of the General Entertainment Authority schedule for 2017, which aims to boost the kingdom’s entertainment and film sector. To read more, click here. 

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Nadia Abdo, first female governor in Egypt’s history

February 17, 2017 12:31 pm1 comment
Nadia Abdo, first female governor in Egypt’s history

Nadia Ahmed Abdo, who was sworn in on Thursday before President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as Beheira governor, has become Egypt’s first-ever female governor, the first woman in Egyptian history to ever hold this post. To read more, click here. 

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Meet the vegan Saudi prince who’s turning the lights on in Jordan

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Meet the vegan Saudi prince who’s turning the lights on in Jordan

“Climate change and the unjustified consumption of energy are two of the most serious issues we face today at the macro-level.” These words were spoken by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed in December 2015 at a business forum in a five-star hotel in Riyadh, the bustling capital of Saudi Arabia. At […]

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