With International Women's Day around the corner, we interviewed  Joy Ajlouny, Dubai-based professional who co-founded a unique app-based package delivery service. Joy speaks of her inspiring entrepreneurial journey and the role of Arab women in societies today. Joy Ajlouny, co-founder...
Achievement is the desire to accomplish difficult tasks and to meet standards of excellence while affiliation, on the other hand, is the desire to link with others and have harmonious and satisfying relationships. But there are some conflicting views...
A report by our special correspondent, Rahma Rachdi who is reporting live from the Cannes.  The Cannes Film Festival for the 69th edition innovates by closing the festival with the same film which had the opening, that is to say...
  Economic development expert Richie Santosdiaz takes a look at high-level of the luxury market in the region and specifically the 27th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show The world’s 100 largest luxury goods companies generated sales of $217...
Getting a 'great' shirt is either a hassle or getting one made is boring. Bombay Shirt Company is on a mission to provide great shirts that the wearer simply loves. Custom made for the self made. Designed...
Real Madrid Café will be officially launched in Dubai on December 29th, 2014 as the first and only restaurant in the world named after and in collaboration with the popular football club. The momentous event will be made all the...
Influenced by a multitude of factors including growing populations, changing demographics, improved access to education, rising incomes, ongoing research in the field of dietetics and nutrition, growing health consciousness and concern for the environment, global food trends are constantly...
My friend is getting married this season. With a business startup venture that is raking in amazing moolah despite the economic slowdown, a string of intentionally/unintentionally failed affairs, and a Lexus car on top of that, at the age...
  27th Edition of the Dubai International Boat Show set to host impressive 38 global and regional launches at the iconic Dubai Canal Nearly US$65 billion invested in ports across the UAE in 2018, aiming to meet demand Sublime superyachts, supercars and...
Shifting Sands of Time: Saudi Arabian Tale of Women Empowerment Each country in the world is unique boasting of rich history of culture and tradition adding a distinct flavor and thus contributing to presence in the globe. Alongside its uniqueness,...
Dubai-based body paint artist Alicia Goveas explains how art can be a means of escape, body art as a medium of message, and art's role in making the world a better place While we chance upon faces with a cursory...
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in its shocking report titled ‘Avoiding Future Famines,’ revealed one-third of food produced globally is wasted and fails to reach the consumers' plate. The amount of wastage exceeds 1.3 billion tonnes every year, the...
Wondering where to go this New Year's? Head straight to India and look at this gem in the lap of nature--Lakshman Sagar Genre: Romantic, Luxury, Nature Retreat Just a day before the trip, I realized that I might have limited access...
Passion: An intense desire or enthusiasm for something Determination: Firmness of purpose; resoluteness The above definitions are from the dictionary on my MacBook Pro. When we read definitions of any word, we accept it verbatim.Blindly believing that we know what it means. But...
Op-Ed: Harun Yahya shares his views on Ramadan and how to draw close to Allah in this blessed month Cars, telephones, computers or cell phones: The technical devices we use in almost every moment of our lives are of great importance...

  Horses have been a favourite of UAE residents for long.  While most of them prefer to own a horse for a performance, it is important that horses are groomed, saddled and fed well. Dr. Mohammad Nisar, Brand Manager – Equine...
Generally, the term flattery refers to compliment someone excessively especially in order to win favours. This has been practiced from a long period of time as people try to achieve their desired positions by praising the ‘bottlenecks’ or people...
Are you stumped in Dubai about guiding your gastronomical choices and are facing a dilemma about where to go out for dinner one night? Try simplify your life by choosing out the brand new restaurant IRIS rooftop restaurant and bar...
Let me tell you a story. It is a story of why the UAE and the wider Gulf region is such a confusing place for a relative newcomer. In October 2011, I was walking along on an upper floor of...
Geneva Auto Show 2014 unleashes the most ridiculously expensive cars When money talks, we all listen. Especially when it produces the sound of a throttling engine. The hottest wheels in the Geneva Auto Show this year promise to make your...
In the wake of the series of horrific earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year, ten associates of Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre and Le Meridien Fairway have been presented a cheque of US$ 5,000 each from...
At one time, it was quite astonishing to hear about air travellers being able to contact their family and friends through phones installed in their seats. Especially as a kid, I always wondered how the planes could have a...
Wishing you a very Happy Eid from all of us at Arabian Gazette
In this Interview with Eyup Celik, the co-founder of MuslimBreak.com, we provide insights into the global halal travel and tourism market The economic success of certain Islamic countries and the Muslim community gobally has translated into travelers exploring the world beyond their...
Amidst the delicacies in Ramadan, some experiences provide us food for the soul. Blessed are the people fasting in Dubai, and a special blessing is for the ones who spend Ramadan with family. It's as if even the watch observes...
Gulf nations, particularly Saudi Arabia and the UAE, are home to the world’s highest consumption rates of cosmetics, according to a study conducted by Epoc Messe Frankfurt and published by the London-based newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Saudi Arabia ranks first among Gulf...
According to the International Obesity Taskforce, Qatar is the fattest nation in the world, where half of all adults are obese and 17% of the population is suffering from diabetes. By comparison America, which is often assumed to be the fattest,...
Facebook e-commerce is becoming the new trend over social media, as more and more consumers are looking forward to have social shopping and also companies are jumping over this F-commerce market. Some e-commerce start ups, backed by some tech financiers,...
Dubai is the most expensive region for expatriates to rent properties with 30% increase in rental property rates What’s the next best thing to do if we aren’t able to afford our ‘dream home’ in an exquisite foreign location? Of...
As far as economic prosperity is concerned, one doesn't have to look towards the otherwise conventional Western countries nor towards the Far East, in China. It’s in the Middle East that the treasure trove of economic prosperity lies with...
The $68 Billion Challenge - Quantifying and Tackling the Burden of Chronic Diseases in the GCC: report by Booz Company Urgent Need for GCC Governments to Develop National and GCC-Wide Non-communi­cable Diseases (NCD) Agendas If GCC governments fail to enact measures to...
Dictionary defines a logo as an emblem or a device of an organisation. These few words however cannot actually denote the significance of the logo in its entirety even though they describe the concept quite aptly. When we think about...
I prefer a man who lives And gives expensive jewels Men grow cold As girls grow old, And we all lose our charms in the end. But square-cut or pear-shaped, These rocks don't lose their shape. Diamonds are a girl's best friend.  - Marilyn Monroe. Throughout history,...
A porn ban in India might not work in the absence of sex education. For crime continues to live in our heads and of course there are proxy sites to work around. Are we really nipping it in the bud?  A...
The 66th Cannes Film Festival has kicked off under thunderous torrential rain, adding to the charm of the French Riviera more famous for it's warm and sunny days. The cinematic glamour quotient has once again brought the spotlight to...
Ceccon claims maiden win at Silverstone First Driver Kevin Ceccon and Arden Team dazzled fans in England after an artistic performance in Silverstone Race, showing supremacy from beginning to end, managing the attacks of Mercedes driver Esteban Occon, signing the...
Celebrating a century of Indian cinema under sunny skies at Cannes Film Festival 2013 Sunny days and bright skies mark the landscape of Cannes today. Though the rains originally brought with them the magic of silver screen romance, the stars...
Vienna takes the top spot, Baghdad ranks lowest Dubai ranked the top city in the Middle East and Africa region, with Abu Dhabi coming at a close 78th in global ranking Vienna is the city with the world’s best quality of...
The discovery of oldest Qur'an fragment in Birmingham is a moment of excitement and reflection for the modern Muslim world. For the world's 1.6 billion Muslims, Qur'an provides a rich experience of devotion and knowledge that has transcended languages &...