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Here are the wise words of the guru-to-be named Idriss Jazairy, Executive Director of the Geneva Centre for the Advancement of Human Rights and Global Dialogue. These words are more likely to be of some use in the MENA region where there are presently numerous...read more
MENA personal care sector set for 8.5% growth: study The beauty and personal care industry in the MENA region, valued at $15.9 billion, is set to grow twice as faster than the rest of the world with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.5 per cent in the next...read more
World leaders are gathering in Katowice, Poland (above image of COP24 venue Spodek arena in Katowice, Poland. Milosz Maslanka/Shutterstock), to negotiate the world’s response to climate change. The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) will last from December 3-14...read more
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As the rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Qatar continues, each country seeks influence in Iraq in order to expand its economic and political power in the region. Mustafa Saadoun elaborates in an article for Al Monitor of November 27, 2018 on yet another story of David...read more
Heritage as resistance: young people in occupied Palestinian territory are using their past to protect their future Elly Harrowell, Coventry University and Patricia Sellick, Coventry University Care about being a researcher for your community. You have to document...read more
Archaeologists at a site in what's now Jordan have found evidence of a cosmic calamity as told by Bruce Bower on November 20, 2018. Here it is. An exploding meteor may have wiped out ancient Dead Sea communities DENVER — A superheated blast from the skies...read more
It is no surprise that in this article (see below) of ConstructionWeekonline, there is no hint anywhere that Indians, Pakistanis most interested in UAE property investments make up the most significant percentage of the populations of the respective GCC countries....read more
The Maghreb with 99,380,000 inhabitants with a $375.6 billion GDP in 2017 is in north-west Africa, as delimited to the north by the Mediterranean and to the south by the Sahara, in the west by the Atlantic Ocean and by Egypt in the East. Revival of the Arab Maghreb...read more
Sami Hourani: The doctor with an entrepreneurial streak The entrepreneurial spirit takes one in all kinds of unexpected directions. This story is of such an instance. Jordanian Dr Sami Hourani, who graduated from medical school, went on to launch not one but two...read more