Ramy Youssef Set For His First HBO Stand-Up Special

January 24, 2019 12:00 pm1 comment
Ramy Youssef Set For His First HBO Stand-Up Special

Ramy Youssef has signed for his first stand-up comedy special for HBO. No premiere date is set for the hourling show, which will be taped before a live New York City audience in the spring. Youssef wil executive produce alongside Jerrod Carmichael. A24 is producing it, with Chris Storer directing. To read […]

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Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

December 19, 2018 3:36 am0 comments
Pope’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates confirmed

The Press Office of the Holy See announced the official program of the Pope’s trip to the United Arab Emirates from 3 to 5 February 2019.  Central moments of the visit are: the inter-religious meeting, the official visit to the Crown Prince, the meeting in the Great Mosque of the Sheikh […]

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A New Lease of Life: Growing Old in the Arab World

December 2, 2018 3:55 am1 comment
A New Lease of Life: Growing Old in the Arab World

In 2015, the World Health Organization published ‘Healthy Ageing‘, its assessment of and vision for the elderly, between now and the year 2030. It talks about retirement ideally being “the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age”. It defines functional ability as “having […]

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Palestinians cheer as tourists throng Bethlehem

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Palestinians cheer as tourists throng Bethlehem

Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, is experiencing a record flow of tourists. Israel says October figures were record-breaking. The holy city is located in the occupied West Bank and the ongoing political tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have a direct effect on the tourism industry. To read more, click […]

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Meet Saudi Arabia’s ‘Tech Prince’, Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal

November 18, 2018 3:45 am1 comment
Meet Saudi Arabia’s ‘Tech Prince’, Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal

Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal turned 40 this year, but the man who’s steadily making a name for himself as the Middle East’s most prominent impact investor didn’t take too much time out to celebrate. “I was asleep at 10.30pm,” he laughs, as he invites CEO Middle East to […]

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Egyptian Tourism Ministry seeks to launch new private equity fund to overhaul sector

November 12, 2018 5:32 am1 comment
Egyptian Tourism Ministry seeks to launch new private equity fund to overhaul sector

Minister of Tourism, Rania Al- Mashat, announced that the national government plans to determine a fresh private equity fund to upgrade Egypt’s hotels along with provide new investment opportunities in the sector. To read more, click here. 

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