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Donna Benton’s Discount Voucher Business Went Digital And Investors Lined Up

This Chinese Construction Firm Is Aiming For The Top In The Middle East

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

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6 months ago

Donna Benton’s Discount Voucher Business Went Digital And Investors Lined Up

As the creator of the discount voucher app The Entertainer, Dubai expat Donna Benton is in the business of finding good deals. Consumers in the Gulf flock to her app, which has more than 10 million...
7 months ago

This Chinese Construction Firm Is Aiming For The Top In The Middle East

A lone painting of a Dubai landmark project, Palm Jumeirah, hangs behind Yu Tao’s desk in his high rise office. “I have this photo here to remind me of how difficult this project was,” says the...
9 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
9 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
8 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
9 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
11 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
11 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