Largely formed out of a common need for addressing issues pertaining to their future such as unemployment and gender discrimination as well as broader issues, the initiative aims to bring about much-needed reform – all in the background of a traditional setting.
With most credible information on COVID-19 and its symptoms being in English, Arabic-speaking populations have faced a significant barrier, falling prey to hysterical and inaccurate social media posts that come from questionable sources.
We are currently living in a period unprecedented in both our personal and professional lives. The coronavirus pandemic is having an era-defining impact on how organisations and their employees operate and, importantly, collaborate.
The UAE is slowly opening up its economy by easing quarantine protocols across the country. Recently, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, gave instructions to develop a national strategy for the post-COVID-19 era.
When discussing healthy eating patterns and holistic wellbeing, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is not the first region that comes to mind. But many young Arab entrepreneurs are starting to change that. And Karma Bdeir, a Jordanian-Syrian who grew up in Saudi Arabia, is one of them.
There’s more to helping out than just clicking on a “Donate” button. Here are how some small businesses in the region are using their work experience and talent to think of more ways to assist the Lebanese community.
We live in a world where screens and gadgets are an integral part of our day-to-day life. All aspects of our lives are touched by technology, from the moment we rise in the morning till the time we sleep ― we are constantly interacting with our gadgets.
The pandemic has had massive repercussions in multiple business sectors in the MENA region. Food and beverage (F&B) is one of the industries to have been hit the hardest by curfews and government efforts to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.