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  1. Shezlong: First online psychotherapy in MENA, stirs controversy

    Egyptindependent.com - Lifestyle 01.19 / 10:47 egyptindependent.com
    Software engineer Ahmed Abu el-Haz was going through a debilitating phase in his life after an operation. Being the dynamic and vibrant person he is, the surgeon’s instructions hit him hard: bed rest for three months.  He fought to think positively, but weary thoughts consumed him. He knew he needed psychological help to get through the dull, repetitive days, but he was bedbound during his recovery.This is when he decided to create Shezlong: a platform to bring…
  2. Founder of int’l fashion label Kara by…

    En.arabstoday.net - Lifestyle 01.19 / 09:12 en.arabstoday.net
    Inspired by the multi-cultural environment in the Middle East where she spent her childhood and in which she currently lives, Kanchan Kulkarni, founder and designer of the Dubai-born International label Kara by KK is definitely a story of success. Specialized in gala-style gowns with an Indo-Arab style, Kulkarni showroom in the heart of Dubai is an overwhelming place featuring vibrant party and bridal couture as well as daily wear crafted from the highest quality silks. "I make things…
  3. How a former slave became an Olympian

    En.arabstoday.net - Media 01.19 / 04:07 en.arabstoday.net
    South Sudanese Olympic athlete Guor Marial may not be a hot medal tip for Sunday’s marathon, but the former slave’s road to Rio is one of the most astonishing stories of the games. As a teenager Marial was forced to run for his life during Sudan’s long civil war in which he lost 28 members of his family, was kidnapped twice and ended up in servitude. When he fled Sudan he never wanted to run again because of the traumatic memories, but after arriving in the United States as a refugee hi…
  4. ‘Give us water, not work,’ say thirsty…

    En.arabstoday.net - Media 01.19 / 01:24 en.arabstoday.net
     Struggling with terrorism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the economy. Farmland is too parched to cultivate crops and rural protesters have tried disrupting water supplies to the capital, while one legislator is calling for a “thirst revolt”. A lack of rain, combined with years of bad resource management, has left reservoirs and dams at exceptionally …
  5. Entsar stresses she can’t leave the cinema

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 22:43 en.arabstoday.net
    Egyptian actress Entsar expressed her deep love to the theatre, stressing her pride for participating in two theatrical performances during 2016; the first was “Housh Badeia” Badeia’s Courtyard, and the second was “A Single in the Honeymoon”. She stressed that it was a great experience for her to work with Director Galal Al Sharkawy who is keen to keep the identity of Egyptian theatre combining comedy and politics. Entsar signaled that her performance “A Single in the Honeymoon” discuss…
  6. In playing Madoff, De Niro finds fraudster…

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 16:57 en.arabstoday.net
    Robert De Niro may play the role of Bernie Madoff, the man behind the biggest stock-market fraud in history in HBO's "The Wizard of Lies," but that doesn't mean he understands him. "What he did is beyond my comprehension," the Oscar-winning actor, who has played his share of criminals, said over the weekend at a news conference in the city of Pasadena. The HBO TV film, which will be broadcast in May, features Michelle Pfeiffer as Madoff's wife, Ruth, and is helmed by Barry …
  7. London needs new concert hall

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 16:16 en.arabstoday.net
    British conductor Simon Rattle on Tuesday called for a new concert hall in London to make the city more competitive on the international music scene, as he takes up his baton at the London Symphony Orchestra. He threw his weight behind a £280 million (324 million euro, $347 million) project aimed at creating a "Centre for Music" equipped for the digital era. The plans involve building a new hall on the site of the Museum of London, which is relocating nearby, which would become the new …
  8. Majid AlSadi: The Art of Hospitality

    Venturemagazine.me - Lifestyle 01.18 / 15:39 venturemagazine.me
    Even with the difficulties facing Jordan’s important tourism sector, Eastern Holding CEO Majid AlSadi said he plans to build on the success of his award-winning luxury hotel in Amman. With a company portfolio spanning the aviation, hospitality, and manufacturing sectors, Eastern... The post Majid AlSadi: The Art of Hospitality appeared first on Venture Ma…
  1. Shezlong: First online psychotherapy in MENA, stirs controversy

    Egyptindependent.com - Lifestyle 01.19 / 10:47 egyptindependent.com
    Software engineer Ahmed Abu el-Haz was going through a debilitating phase in his life after an operation. Being the dynamic and vibrant person he is, the surgeon’s instructions hit him hard: bed rest for three months.  He fought to think positively, but weary thoughts consumed him. He knew he needed psychological help to get through the dull, repetitive days, but he was bedbound during his recovery.This is when he decided to create Shezlong: a platform to bring…
  2. Founder of int’l fashion label Kara by…

    En.arabstoday.net - Lifestyle 01.19 / 09:12 en.arabstoday.net
    Inspired by the multi-cultural environment in the Middle East where she spent her childhood and in which she currently lives, Kanchan Kulkarni, founder and designer of the Dubai-born International label Kara by KK is definitely a story of success. Specialized in gala-style gowns with an Indo-Arab style, Kulkarni showroom in the heart of Dubai is an overwhelming place featuring vibrant party and bridal couture as well as daily wear crafted from the highest quality silks. "I make things…
  3. How a former slave became an Olympian

    En.arabstoday.net - Media 01.19 / 04:07 en.arabstoday.net
    South Sudanese Olympic athlete Guor Marial may not be a hot medal tip for Sunday’s marathon, but the former slave’s road to Rio is one of the most astonishing stories of the games. As a teenager Marial was forced to run for his life during Sudan’s long civil war in which he lost 28 members of his family, was kidnapped twice and ended up in servitude. When he fled Sudan he never wanted to run again because of the traumatic memories, but after arriving in the United States as a refugee hi…
  4. ‘Give us water, not work,’ say thirsty…

    En.arabstoday.net - Media 01.19 / 01:24 en.arabstoday.net
     Struggling with terrorism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the economy. Farmland is too parched to cultivate crops and rural protesters have tried disrupting water supplies to the capital, while one legislator is calling for a “thirst revolt”. A lack of rain, combined with years of bad resource management, has left reservoirs and dams at exceptionally …
  5. Entsar stresses she can’t leave the cinema

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 22:43 en.arabstoday.net
    Egyptian actress Entsar expressed her deep love to the theatre, stressing her pride for participating in two theatrical performances during 2016; the first was “Housh Badeia” Badeia’s Courtyard, and the second was “A Single in the Honeymoon”. She stressed that it was a great experience for her to work with Director Galal Al Sharkawy who is keen to keep the identity of Egyptian theatre combining comedy and politics. Entsar signaled that her performance “A Single in the Honeymoon” discuss…
  6. In playing Madoff, De Niro finds fraudster…

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 16:57 en.arabstoday.net
    Robert De Niro may play the role of Bernie Madoff, the man behind the biggest stock-market fraud in history in HBO's "The Wizard of Lies," but that doesn't mean he understands him. "What he did is beyond my comprehension," the Oscar-winning actor, who has played his share of criminals, said over the weekend at a news conference in the city of Pasadena. The HBO TV film, which will be broadcast in May, features Michelle Pfeiffer as Madoff's wife, Ruth, and is helmed by Barry …
  7. London needs new concert hall

    En.arabstoday.net - Entertainment 01.18 / 16:16 en.arabstoday.net
    British conductor Simon Rattle on Tuesday called for a new concert hall in London to make the city more competitive on the international music scene, as he takes up his baton at the London Symphony Orchestra. He threw his weight behind a £280 million (324 million euro, $347 million) project aimed at creating a "Centre for Music" equipped for the digital era. The plans involve building a new hall on the site of the Museum of London, which is relocating nearby, which would become the new …
  8. Majid AlSadi: The Art of Hospitality

    Venturemagazine.me - Lifestyle 01.18 / 15:39 venturemagazine.me
    Even with the difficulties facing Jordan’s important tourism sector, Eastern Holding CEO Majid AlSadi said he plans to build on the success of his award-winning luxury hotel in Amman. With a company portfolio spanning the aviation, hospitality, and manufacturing sectors, Eastern... The post Majid AlSadi: The Art of Hospitality appeared first on Venture Ma…
  1. Egyptian actor Maged el-Masry makes it to Hollywood

    Egyptindependent.com - TV&Movies 01.17 / 14:26 egyptindependent.com
    Following in the footsteps of Egyptian superstars Omar Al-Sherif and Amr Waked, Egyptian actor Maged el-Masry started out the new year by starring in international film "The Outcast" alongside Patrick Kilpatrick and Golden Globe nominee Eric Roberts.The actor posted photos from the film set in Hollywood on his Instagram account on Thursday. Shooting is expected to be completed in February, according to al-Bawaba news.El-Masry was discovered by the director Hussam el-Din…
  1. The best new luxury safaris for 2017

    Egyptindependent.com - Travel 01.17 / 16:08 egyptindependent.com
    Searching for Africa's wild heart is one of travel's most magical experiences. But being stuck in a 4x4 convoy while scanning the horizon for a distant lion can take the sheen off somewhat.  These new luxury safaris offer premium views, expert guidance and the chance to truly get among rhinos, hyenas and hippos. A private plane safari across KenyaKenya's varied landscapes and breadth of biodiversity means it is one of Africa's premium safari…