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Why Lebanese Icon Sabah is an Arab Feminist Icon

Egyptian Streets 19 Nov 2022
Sabah, meaning ‘morning’ in Arabic, was the one of the Arab world’s feminist icons ... Aside from a few Arabic publications and films, Sabah’s cultural status was never celebrated or studied in much detail ... Her style prompted reporters and interviewers to constantly inquire about her outfits, and whether she truly embodies the identity of an Arab woman.

UAE: 2 chefs, housewife win Rs 22 lakh each in Mahzooz draw

The Siasat Daily 14 Oct 2022
Abu Dhabi. Two United Arab Emirates (UAE) based chefs – a Filipino and a Syrian – and a Pakistani housewife won the grand prize of 100,000 Dirham (Rs 22,49,279) in the 97th Mahzooz weekly draw ... Lourans Alnajjad, a 43-year-old Syrian chef—has spent the last 20 years living and working in Dubai ... Also Read ... Also Read. UAE ... View this post on Instagram ... .

Content creator’s food videos fill gap in the Saudi market

Arab News 05 Sep 2022
One of them is Jeddah-based Raneen Joudah, a housewife and a digital creator with 305,000 followers on Instagram, 33,000 on Tiktok, and 350,000 on Snapchat ... Before, people viewed me as a housewife who cooks, but now I elevated my content by cinematography,” Joudah told Arab News.

Why women are fatter than men in the Arab world

Economist 28 Jul 2022
In 2019, eight Arab countries were among the 11 with the highest share of deaths attributed to obesity (mostly due to heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure).\nOnly a fifth of women in Arab countries have paid jobs, says the World Bank ... This means that most Arab women spend most of the day indoors, missing out on passive exercise.

“The Real Housewives of Dubai” gushes about the emirate

Economist 17 Jun 2022
Another housewife spends $1,200 on ice to cool down her pool ... Arabic is occasionally shoehorned in ... Two of its stars are Arab, only one of whom is Emirati ... \nThe show questions American and European representations of Arab women ... “I think Arab women need a PR campaign in the Western world,” she says.

Jordan's 'Fierce Savage' kicks down martial arts gender constraints

Urdu Point 20 May 2022
"I earned three gold medals in kickboxing in the Arab championships and a gold medal in Muay Thai world championships," she said ... "I feel like I am somehow responsible because I want to prove that Arab women can reach their goals," she continued. "If I had listened to criticism and become a housewife, I would not be happy ... ....

Lebanon endures gloomy Christmas amid currency crash

Arab News 25 Dec 2021
BEIRUT. Lebanon’s Christians will celebrate Christmas this year amid some of the harshest economic conditions in the country’s history, Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rahi said on Friday ... Al-Rahi said ... How can we live like this?” Rana, a housewife, told Arab News ... 25 ... Very few Arab tourists are also arriving for holiday, Al-Ashkar added ....

Iraqis vote a year early with little hope for change

Dawn 11 Oct 2021
BAGHDAD ... “This is an opportunity for change,” Kadhemi said, casting his ballot in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone ... “I have a degree in Arabic literature but I clean toilets in a restaurant — it’s humiliating.”. Housewife Jimand Khalil, 37, said she hoped her vote would help “to change the current leaders who are incompetent” ... .

Low turnout mars Iraq's early election

Urdu Point 11 Oct 2021
"Get out there and vote, change your reality, for Iraq and for your future," said Kadhemi, casting his ballot ... "I have a degree in Arabic literature but I clean toilets in a restaurant -- it's humiliating." Housewife Jimand Khalil, 37, said she hoped her vote would help "to change the current leaders who are incompetent" ... "There's general apathy ... ....

Indian woman wins $1M in Dubai Duty Free

The Siasat Daily 23 Sep 2021
Abu Dhabi. A 40-year-old United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Indian housewife is the latest to win one million US Dollars on Wednesday in the millennium millionaire raffle at the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) held in concourse B at Dubai international airport ... Sugandhi shared the ticket cost with 12 others— one Lebanese, one Filipino and 10 Indians ... .

More violence, less income: Arab women bear the brunt of COVID-19, study finds

Egypt Independent 02 Aug 2021
Mordaa’s professional set back and her involuntary return to life as housewife and stay-at-home mom is a common COVID-related turn of events for many Arab women. “Women are bearing the brunt at home and at work,” concludes the latest Arab Barometer’;s on the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the Middle East.

Yemenis demand end to Houthi siege of Taiz as part of peace plans

Arab News 16 Jun 2021
Speaking to Arab News from Taiz, Aqmar, a housewife, said people had been forced to use dangerous and unpaved roads to get food and medicines into the city and that the Houthi siege had pushed up transportation fares and exacerbated the suffering of the people.

Debating the budget

Dawn 15 Jun 2021
Television has brought some change to this coverage with its focus on ordinary citizens and the budgeting woes of the ordinary housewife or the single earner with a large family but for the large part it continues to be a jumble of arabs and kharabs being spouted by anchors such ...

Israel holds all the cards in Jerusalem, yet the city has never been more divided

CNN 12 May 2021
Jerusalem (CNN)"Marhaba" -- hello in Arabic -- began the brief text the middle-aged Jerusalem housewife found on her cell phone Monday evening. "You have been identified participating in violent acts at Al Aqsa mosque. You will be held accountable ... The housewife, who lives a few minutes' walk from the mosque, had gone to attend evening prayers ... .

Wheel of fortune: Bangladeshi’s low-cost ambulance wins awards

Arab News 13 Mar 2021
This incident prompted me to do something to facilitate medical care for people,” Islam, co-founder and chief business development officer of Safewheel, told Arab News on Saturday ... I used the ambulance service during the birth of my second son,” Taslima Begum, a housewife and Feni resident, told Arab News.

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