Middle East

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  • Life

    The UAE is being mocked for its all-male gender equality awards ceremony

    But it’s important to remember that these sexist oversights don’t only happen in the Middle East.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Travel

    These are the up-and-coming holiday destinations to visit in 2019

    Time for a trip?

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
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  • Long Reads

    How I survived the constant heatwave in Dubai

    Think the UK heatwave is bad? Try living in 45 degree heat every day

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Why dozens of people have been arrested for Instagram photos

    It’s the lastest crackdown on “immoral” behaviour in Iran.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Why women in Iran are dancing together in protest

    Women have been using the hashtag #DancingIsNotACrime.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Powerful posts and celebratory quotes from Saudi women as they drive off

    “I feel like a bird.”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    This airline chief says women can’t do his “challenging” job

    “It’s a very challenging position.”

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    Saudi Arabia running “smear campaign” against right-to-drive activists

    The driving ban placed on women will be lifted on 24 June.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Travel

    Satisfy your cultural appetite in the capital city of Jordan

    Stylist discovers rich culture – and food – in Amman

    Posted by
    Moya Lothian-McLean
    Published
  • Fashion

    How Saudi Arabia is using fashion to make another big change for women

    The event excludes photographers and men.

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published