Tag archives for Middle East
World leaders convened yet again in an effort to arrive at a solution to the Syrian refugee crisis. But the fact is, nonprofits and social enterprises are leading the charge to help these people. Listed in this article are five organizations taking on brave and difficult work.
One geoengineering idea that has caught on in the United Arab Emirates is cloud seeding or, as it's called here, rain enhancement science. The UAE recently doled out $5 million in grants to advance cloud-seeding research.
A new 117MW wind farm in the Tafila region marks a big step forward in diversifying the Jordan’s energy portfolio.
Masdar is sponsoring its fourth annual Engage Blogging Contest. The winner will be flown to Abu Dhabi by Masdar to cover the conference’s high-profile events.
Turkey is hosting some 2 million Syrian refugees, but won’t grant them refugee status. This, and the tough life they are leading, drives them to try heading towards Europe.
Mark Zuckerberg promised that Facebook will help the UN bring internet connectivity to Syrian refugee camps throughout the Middle East.
After four months here in Abu Dhabi, I decided to explore Ethiopia, and welcome you suggestions via social media.
As you can see in recent months I have not been posting much, and that has been because I had returned to Abu Dhabi to work on some projects again for Masdar.
It took years to complete, but the Dubai Tram is making a difference easing congestion in the United Arab Emirates’ largest city.
In Hawiyat Najm Park along the Oman coastal Highway 17 is the Bimmah Sinkhole, a spectacular natural wonder you shouldn't miss.
For years the United Arab Emirates had the lowest automobile fuel prices in the world, but that will change with the scrapping of fuel subsidies.
Among the many fantastic highlights of travel through Oman is visiting the country’s many wadis. Wadi Tiwi is not to be missed.