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Home Movies: Oscar-Nominated Syrian Director Feras Fayyad Is Readying His Next

Translating Success: Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Wants To Produce Films On The

Style Guide: Lebanese Designer Reem Acra On How She’s Supporting The Middle

C.A.T. Group CEO Georges Hage On Reconquering MENA’s Construction Market

Breaking Away: Billionaire Ayman Hariri On Becoming A Tech Entrepreneur

Why Abdullah Al Ghurair Is Investing In Educating The Arab World

These Three Arab Innovators Just Missed Our Under 30 List

Fast Foodies: How Salt Helped Spark The U.A.E.’s Food Truck Craze

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6 months ago

Home Movies: Oscar-Nominated Syrian Director Feras Fayyad Is Readying His Next Film

Feras Fayyad turned heads with Last Men in Aleppo, earning him an Oscar nomination for best documentary feature. The Syrian filmmaker is now finishing his next film, which promises to be as poignant.
By Samuel Wendel 16 min read
6 months ago

Translating Success: Egyptian Actor Amr Waked Wants To Produce Films On The World Stage

t’s a late afternoon in June and Amr Waked has just returned from his Spanish lessons—part of his new daily routine in Barcelona. The 45-year-old Egyptian actor and producer relocated full-time to...
By Samuel Wendel 17 min read
6 months ago

Style Guide: Lebanese Designer Reem Acra On How She’s Supporting The Middle East’s Fashion Industry

Lebanon’s Reem Acra, who built a fashion house in New York and achieved global renown, is now devoting some of her time to support the Middle East’s promising fashion industry.
By Samuel Wendel 14 min read
7 months ago

C.A.T. Group CEO Georges Hage On Reconquering MENA’s Construction Market

Every day as Georges Hage walks into his office, he’s greeted with a reminder of what he’s expected to achieve as CEO of the Contracting and Trading Group, or C.A.T. On the wall of the group’s...
By Samuel Wendel 20 min read
9 months ago

Breaking Away: Billionaire Ayman Hariri On Becoming A Tech Entrepreneur

Moving away from his family business, Hariri is building Vero after he noticed a gap in social media networks. 
By Carla Sertin 15 min read
9 months ago

Why Abdullah Al Ghurair Is Investing In Educating The Arab World

In a rare interview, Abdulla bin Ahmad Al Ghurair, the 88-year-old patriarch of one of Dubai’s storied merchant families recently agreed to talk to Forbes Middle East to reminisce about his journey...
By Samuel Wendel 14 min read
10 months ago

These Three Arab Innovators Just Missed Our Under 30 List

For the first time in the region, Forbes Middle East is listing down Arabs under 30. While many of the young achievers are entrepreneurs, some of them are artists and designers while few others are...
10 months ago

Fast Foodies: How Salt Helped Spark The U.A.E.’s Food Truck Craze

Amal Al Marri and Deem Albassam were among the first to bring food trucks to Dubai, turning Salt into a fixture in the U.A.E.’s culinary scene.
By Samuel Wendel 15 min read