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Earlier this month, the four winning teams from Intelak, which means ‘take off’ in Arabic, successfully pitched to investors,...
Donald Trump’s election to the US presidency was a shock for many, but not so much for those who were willing and able to read the...
Swift Braille is a smartphone app that aims to help visually impaired and blind people communicate with others in writing.
Refugees and migrants from eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia have been making their way to European Union countries for many years,...
After an intense day of pitching, four startups with aviation industry-centric business ideas got to walk away with 50,000 Emirati dirhams...
A lot was at stake for Morocco with the opening of the 22nd COP (Conference Of Parties) UN Climate Change Conference, which began at the...
Paul Papadimitriou is a self-described technologist but we weren’t interested in that, we wanted his thoughts on flying...
In less than ten years, MENA’s waste production will outpace comparable economies in South Asia and Africa.
Egypt may have effectively killed off any interest in industrial scale solar, but a group of people passionate about the cause believe...
With its fast growing healthcare market and rapidly ageing population, China is proving to be a match for Dubai-based Dubai 100.
In 2014, Housam Abul-Fotouh was in the Sinai desert building 72,000 square metres of greenhouses.
He and cofounder Mohamed Ibrahim had...
The future holds so many innovations to make our lives easier, but we are often told that it will come at a price.
We’ll need to...
Anwar Al Mojarkesh has built up a long list of inventions that he sought to one day realise. One was a “dancing pillow” that...