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Antigua and Barbuda Set to Become an Investment Hub for Middle East Investors

The twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda is a classic example of a Caribbean island – sunny, bright, covered with sparkling white sand and shimmering water. With a penchant for the lush and the plush, the sun soaked twin-islands have…

VUL9 Security Solutions: UAE’s Newest Cybersecurity Provider Warns of Weak Cyber Defences in the GCC

The recent Qatar National Bank data leak came as a reminder to companies and governments alike in the GCC that cybersecurity is no joke (Check if you have been affected by the leak here). Whether it is financial institutions, digital…

The Top 5 Traits Of The Best Startups In The Middle East

At the Seedstars World Finals in Switzerland earlier this month, there were two startups from the Middle East among the 12 finalists, and many more among the 50+ startups from around the world. Omniup Ads from Morocco and Yaqut from…

VUL9 Security Solutions: How A Startup Is Trying To Build A Safer Cyberspace In The Middle East

Ashley Madison, Sony, the US government, Iran Nuclear Centrifuges and ARAMCO facilities in Saudi Arabia. These are just a few of the high profile targets that have been hacked in the past and that reminds us all how vulnerable the…

Meet The Middle East’s Richest 20 Businessmen (Photos)

The Middle East may be known as the No-man’s land where conflicts and wars have been shaping the region for centuries. The Middle East is home to the war-torn Iraq, ISIS, Al Qaeda, The Syrian regime, Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the…

The Story Behind Qatar’s Overnight Gold Rush (Photos)

Venezuela, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, all fallen victim to the resource curse, when an abundance of resources leads to economic distortions and limited growth. No one has seemed to take advantage of oil and done as well with it as Qatar has,…

UAE Tops Forbes’ Middle East List, This Time With Most Powerful Arab Women

It is becoming more of a tradition for the United Arab Emirates to make the news all over for its thriving economy, successful strategies, crazy real estate projects, powerful businessmen and tallest buildings amongst others. But the UAE story you…

What You Missed From Obama’s Address To The Nation

President Obama addressed the nation yesterday in a 14 min segment where he presented the latest US steps in the fight against global terrorism. Now everyone will get you to focus on the military actions Obama decided to undertake in…

Elie Saab: When Beauty And Power Unites As One

Let’s face it; there aren’t that many global Middle Eastern fashion brands that have taken the world with a storm, attracting royalties from all corners of the globe, making red-carpet celebrities dying to wear your creations. There just isn’t the…

Jon Stewart Says What The US Media Don’t Want To Tell You About The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Jon stewart, as always, makes things blatantly clear for us and exposes what the US media ardently tries to hide. Whether its Fox News or ABC, there is no shortage of US propaganda and misinformation about the Israeli Palestinian conflict,…