How An Attempt To Isolate Qatar Has Made It The Easiest Country To Visit In The Middle East

September 26, 2018 1:00 pm1 comment
How An Attempt To Isolate Qatar Has Made It The Easiest Country To Visit In The Middle East

When the quartet of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE launched an economic and diplomatic boycott of Qatar last summer, they hoped to swiftly force Doha to change its behavior in a whole host of areas, from closing down the Al Jazeera television network to cutting ties with Iran […]

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This Syrian Refugee Became a Doctor After Studying in Four Countries

September 18, 2018 2:02 pm2 comments
This Syrian Refugee Became a Doctor After Studying in Four Countries

Ten years, four countries, four medical schools and 21 houses later Tirej Brimo, a refugee who fled the Syrian war, is finally a doctor. Having been just 10 months away from graduating with a medical degree at a university in Aleppo, Brimo was forced to flee his homeland in 2012 […]

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane helps to clean local mosque

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane helps to clean local mosque

Footage has emerged of Sadio Mane helping to clean the toilets at his local mosque just hours after firing Liverpool to a victory over Leicester City. The Liverpool star is a devout Muslim and is often pictured at mosques in the city, whilst he celebrates goals by performing the sujood, […]

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Why Tourism in Turkey on the Rebound ?

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Why Tourism in Turkey on the Rebound ?

The economy in Turkey is suffering, but most of the tables are occupied on the first floor of the Sultanahmet Köftecisi restaurant, where the walls are lined with photographs of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visiting the establishment and four generations of the family that has run the place since its […]

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Qatari $500 Million Investments Eye Tourism and Energy Sectors in Jordan

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Qatari $500 Million Investments Eye Tourism and Energy Sectors in Jordan

In a statement to Qatar News Agency, the Jordanian minister said the Qatari authorities want in implementing projects in the tourism and energy sectors in the kingdom.  He praised the distinguished relations between Amman and Doha which should be tapped to create more economic and trade advantages to the Jordanian […]

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He Built Qatar’s First-Ever Vegan Cafe

August 19, 2018 2:00 pm2 comments
He Built Qatar’s First-Ever Vegan Cafe

Ghanim Al-Sulaiti, the 26-year-old owner of the Evergreen Organics cafe in Doha, Qatar, sits at a table about to bite into his burger. But that charred slab of protein isn’t made from meat. To read, click here. 

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Middle East’s Careem to Test Bus Service in Egypt

August 17, 2018 1:36 pm1 comment
Middle East’s Careem to Test Bus Service in Egypt

Careem Networks FZ, the Middle Eastern ride-hailing provider, is testing a bus-booking service ahead of a possible roll-out out across all 14 countries it operates in. To read more, click here. 

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Louvre Abu Dhabi welcomes Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi

June 28, 2018 2:37 pm1 comment
Louvre Abu Dhabi welcomes Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi

Salvator Mundi, a masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, will be unveiled to the public at Louvre Abu Dhabi on September 18, 2018. Acquired by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) in 2017, Salvator Mundi is one of fewer than 20 known surviving paintings by […]

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The Syrian Baker Who’s Bringing the Middle East’s Most Famous Ice Cream to California

February 12, 2018 9:08 am1 comment
The Syrian Baker Who’s Bringing the Middle East’s Most Famous Ice Cream to California

Bakdash, the most celebrated ice-cream parlor in the Middle East, is a hundred-and-thirty-eight-year-old shop located in the al-Hamidiyah Souk, an Ottoman-era marketplace in Damascus’s Old City. Men in butcher caps, white gloves, and coats staff the long, narrow space, serving customers who over the decades have included King Faisal, of Iraq; […]

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Footballs made in Pakistan to be used in FIFA World Cup 2018

January 30, 2018 1:06 pm0 comments
Footballs made in Pakistan to be used in FIFA World Cup 2018

Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Dedov has said that his country will be using footballs manufactured in the Pakistani city of Sialkot for use in matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup scheduled to be held in Russia this summer, Express News reported on Sunday.   “Pakistan is one of the most renowned […]

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