Will Dubai get the first Michelin Guide in the Middle East?

March 3, 2017 3:26 pm0 comments
Will Dubai get the first Michelin Guide in the Middle East?

Could Dubai be the first place in the Middle East to get a Michelin guide? That’s the rumor going around — and it was started by none other than Michael Ellis, international director of the Michelin Guide.   To read more, click here. 

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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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Qatar is spending a stunning $500 million per week for the priciest World Cup yet

February 17, 2017 1:36 pm0 comments
Qatar is spending a stunning $500 million per week for the priciest World Cup yet

While hosting a FIFA World Cup often means building a batch of new, state-of-the-art stadiums, Qatar’s preparations go far beyond that. Not only are they building stadiums, but major infrastructure projects like roads, railways, airports, seaports and hospitals must get done by the 2022 World Cup too. And to do […]

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Sheikh of dates-Meet Saudi Arabia’s chief date seller

February 10, 2017 3:48 pm1 comment
Sheikh of dates-Meet Saudi Arabia’s chief date seller

Abdul Hamid al-Halibi, also known by the name Ibn Zaid, is considered the date expert in Saudi Arabia – nicknamed the “Sheikh of Dates Vendors.” To read more, click here. 

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Riyadh to host world’s biggest heritage festival

1:14 pm0 comments
Riyadh to host world’s biggest heritage festival

Over 30,000 camels are expected to participate in King Abdulaziz’s prestigious Mazayen Al-Ibl heritage festival and camel beauty contest in the capital from March 19 to April 15. To read more, click here. 

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Syrian refugees speak out at Sundance

January 27, 2017 3:02 pm0 comments
Syrian refugees speak out at Sundance

The streets of Park City are packed with fur-lined boots, thick-rimmed glasses and the newest KUHL jackets as chic Sundance Film Festival-goers bustle between theaters and private parties. To read more, click here.  

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