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Can Egypt’s slums be replaced by ‘safe zones’?

Sunday, 31 March 2019

Egypt is home to 1,100 slum areas, 350 of which are in and around Cairo. In addition to their lack ......

VIDEO: The ‘flying taxi’ that promises to give you wings

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

If you are you sick of getting stuck in traffic snarls, here’s a way to give them a miss and ......

Houthi militias using ‘death stones’ as latest trick in Yemen’s urban warfare

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Sanaa - Houthi militias are using new methods in creating mines that are able to kill the greatest ......

Egypt’s core inflation decreases to 30.057 percent year on year in May

Thursday, 08 June 2017

Egypt’s core inflation eased to 30.57 percent year on year in May from 32.06 percent in April, ......

Riyadh Metro on schedule, to start operation in 2019

Friday, 17 February 2017

The Riyadh metro project, one of the world’s largest urban transport ventures, aims to lift up ......

Making broadband central to rural development programs

Saturday, 09 April 2016

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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Time for Saudi citizens to get involved in urban planning

Sunday, 03 April 2016

Samar Fatany is a Chief Broadcaster in the English section at Jeddah Broadcasting Station. Over the past 28 years, she has introduced many news, cultural, and religious programs and has conducted several interviews with official delegations and prominent political personalities visiting the kingdom. Fatany has made significant contributions in the fields of public relations and social awareness in Saudi Arabia and has been involved in activities aiming at fighting extremism and enhancing women’s role in serving society. She has published three books: “Saudi Perceptions & Western Misconceptions,” “Saudi Women towards a new era” and “Saudi Challenges & Reforms.”

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Why emerging world needs a more rural-driven agenda

Saturday, 30 January 2016

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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No Kylie Jenner Lip Kit? Try these alternatives for the winter season

Saturday, 05 December 2015

Winter is officially upon us, and this means catching up with the current beauty trends. Boring nude ......

The U.N. Charter at 70: Toward a safer and sustainable future

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Ban Ki-moon is the Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Video: extreme Russian climbers scale Dubai skyscrapers

Friday, 04 April 2014

A group of Russian urban climbers have recently continued their extreme sport in Dubai, where photos ......

Nostalgia for the golden days of the Gulf

Monday, 10 March 2014

Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi journalist, columnist, author, and general manager of the upcoming Al Arab News Channel. He previously served as a media aide to Prince Turki al Faisal while he was Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States. Khashoggi has written for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers, including Asharq al-Awsat, al-Majalla and al-Hayat, and was editor-in-chief of the Saudi-based al-Watan. He was a foreign correspondent in Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan, and other Middle Eastern countries. He is also a political commentator for Saudi-based and international news channels. Twitter: @JKhashoggi

 

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