Middle East

U.S. to Review Remaining Middle East Airlines Under Laptop Ban

Airlines from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Egypt will be assessed.

U.S. to Review Remaining Middle East Airlines Under Laptop Ban

Airlines from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Egypt will be assessed.

Two Histories, of Aesthetics and Diasporas, at Bard College

“Picture Industry” examines the evolution of photography and film. “No to the Invasion” focuses on artists of Arab heritage.

Rocket Internet sells 51% of fashion site Namshi to Dubai’s Emaar Malls for $151M

 Emaar Malls missed out on a bid to buy Souq when Amazon picked up the Dubai-based online retailer for about $650 million in March. Now, the retailing giant of the Middle East is making another acquisition to step up its game in e-commerce. Today Rocket Internet — the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator — announced that it has sold 51 percent of Namshi, its Middle Eastern Amazon clone,… Read More

Rocket Internet sells 51% of fashion site Namshi to Dubai’s Emaar Malls for $151M

 Emaar Malls missed out on a bid to buy Souq when Amazon picked up the Dubai-based online retailer for about $650 million in March. Now, the retailing giant of the Middle East is making another acquisition to step up its game in e-commerce. Today Rocket Internet — the Berlin-based e-commerce incubator — announced that it has sold 51 percent of Namshi, its Middle Eastern Amazon clone,… Read More

500 Startups closes $15M fund to back founders in the Middle East and North Africa

 Fresh off closing a $10 million fund earlier this year for Latin American startups, 500 Startups has pulled together capital for a new $15 million fund that will exclusively target startups in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Despite just closing today, 500 Startups has already made 39 investments in MENA out of other funds, so the group does have experience deploying capital in… Read More

Must Read: Balmain Was the Top Brand On Instagram At Paris Fashion Week, Amazon Is Acquiring the Biggest E-Tailer In the Arab World

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Tuesday.Balmain was the most popular brand on Instagram during Paris Fashion WeekThe Olivier Rousteing-fronted fashion house beat out Dior and Chanel for the most engagement on the social medi...

Must Read: Balmain Was the Top Brand On Instagram At Paris Fashion Week, Amazon Is Acquiring the Biggest E-Tailer In the Arab World

These are the stories making headlines in fashion this Tuesday.Balmain was the most popular brand on Instagram during Paris Fashion WeekThe Olivier Rousteing-fronted fashion house beat out Dior and Chanel for the most engagement on the social medi...