Amr Abdelhamid, news presenter
Amr Abdelhamid began his journalism career as a correspondent for BBC Arabic radio in Moscow in 1998. He has worked for Abu Dhabi TV, Al Arabiya and Doha-based Al Jazeera. Abdelhamid has covered a wide range of breaking news stories including wars in Afghanistan and Lebanon (2006). He has also interviewed a number of influential international figures including Vladimir Putin, Jalal Talbani and Hamid Karzai.
Backed by a Saudi sovereign wealth fund, Mohamed Alabbar is set to transform the region’s e-commerce market with the launch of Noon.com. He tells Arabian Business how he plans to conquer and dominate an industry that will be worth $70bn within the next decade.