Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb

Former Columnist & Online Liaison, Entrepreneur Middle East

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Business News

A Revamp Is Underway: Kuwait Gets Ready For Take Off As It Invests Heavily In Its Tourism Sector

Kuwait's government announced a five-year development plan for its tourism industry back in 2011, and hopes to turn the country into a popular location for leisure, given that most of its travelers come in for business.

Get In On The Action: GamePlaySport's Jad Berri Wants You On Board

Berri describes GamePlaySport as an "online aggregator for sports" that "helps people find sports to do in town easily as well as support sport clubs increase participation to their classes.
Business News

Jordan Plans To Go Nuclear With Russian Rosatom

Jordan announced the construction of its first ever nuclear power plant in late March of this year, indicating that 49% of it will be funded by Rosatom, a nuclear firm owned by the Russian state.

YouTube Roadshow Visits Lebanon To Coach Creatives

In a region where over two hours of content is uploaded every minute, it's no surprise that YouTube has set its sights on MENA-based channels.

Beat It: Musician Andy Shoniker Double-Times As An App Founder... And It's Paying Off

Drummer Andy Shoniker was working on polyrhythms and felt that the course's textbook didn't really help.
News and Trends

Blackwater Guards Sentenced To Prison For Nisour Square Slayings

14 unarmed Iraqi civilians were killed when four Blackwater guards fired live ammunition and threw grenades into Nisour Square in Baghdad in 2007.
Business News

Arabnet Beirut Reveals A Bright Future For Lebanese 'Treps

While Beirut might not be considered the region's business hub, Arabnet Beirut 2015 could easily make doubters think otherwise.

Just Drag And Drop: Ghaith Akkad Makes Web Hosting a Piece of Cake Through duet.to

duet.to calls itself a "hassle-free" and "simple" web hosting service that is powered by Dropbox.
Entrepreneur Ecosystems

Lebanon Steps Up Tech Game to Improve Tourism Economy and Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Unlike its GCC counterparts, Lebanon's current entrepreneurial ecosystem faces several disturbances.
Business News

Oman Garnering Foreign Investment Interest

A new report suggests that multinational corporations could be flocking towards Muscat for investments in its oil.

Islamic Development Bank Group Marks Its Presence In Tunisia

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector has signed an advisory services contract with Tunisian leasing firm El Wifack.

Boris Nemtsov's Assassination Continues To Unravel

Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov's assassination on February 27 made headlines around the world

The Race To Annihilate COD: MENA E-Commerce Overview

As e-commerce grows in the MENA, so does the urgency to retire the inefficient cash on delivery (COD) payment method.

Rocket Internet's Foodpanda Makes A Meal Out Of UAE's 24h.ae

This acquisition comes close on the heels of its purchase of Kuwait's Talabat.com for over US$700 million.

In A Hot Minute (Or Five): White Joins The Ultimate MENA E-Commerce Solution Race

White is keen on setting itself apart from its competition in the e-commerce space of the MENA region.