Founded six years ago, START was an ambitious programme to provide art education for underprivileged children in the region. Director Tanaz Dizadji reveals how it has become a huge success, reaching close to 6,000 children
While the Arab Spring has not yet resulted in greater prominence for the region’s female workforce, prominent Saudi social commentator Muna AbuSulayman believes that the seeds of change have been planted
Over the past 40 years, Munib Masri has played an integral role in the Palestinian peace process, with Yasser Arafat offering him the Palestinian premiership several times. Along the way, he has also created one of the country’s most successful companies, PADICO. In a rare interview, he lifts the lid on an incredible journey through politics, profits and philanthropy
While CD sales in the west are dwindling, Virgin Megastore decided to increase the music section in its stores in the Middle East. The gamble has certainly paid off for its president Nisreen Shocair, who reports an increase in revenue and plans for further expansion.