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Beauty and fashion will have an increased presence on Instagram. Read about where you should be investing in the Middle East in 2020.

One of the fastest-growing sectors and businesses in the Middle East are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Some estimates are predicting that by 2022 the sector will bring in about $920USD billion to the Gulf Cooperation Council members alone. Add to that the fact that more than 40% of the GCC’s population is under 25. You can see why many countries within the council promote...

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Go take a hike! That’s what we at Kaleela suggest. Start where local hiking clubs say you’ll find the best trails around.

Well, folks, spring is officially in full bloom here in Jordan. And after the last couple of springs, you’re likely ready to get back outside and breathe in a little nature. Indeed, it’s been a while.Nevertheless, if your travel plans include doing some of the world’s best hiking, Mediterranean-bound trekkers shouldn’t miss Jordan. You see, it’s in spring when you get the once-in-a-lifetime chance to...

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All You Need to Know about the Holy Month of Ramadan

It’s that blessed time of year again when Arabs celebrate the holy month of Ramadan in Middle East countries. However, maybe you’re new to the Arabic language and Arab culture and don’t really know what Ramadan’s all about. Well, don’t worry because in today’s post we’re going to explain a little about Islam’s holiest month. You’ll learn a little bit about the history of Ramadan,...

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This month marks another year of celebrating Women’s History Month, so let's look at how empowering women is changing throughout the region.

No nation in the world can truly say they have wiped out all forms of bias against the female sex. Whether it’s gender equality in North Africa or women’s education in the Middle East, that’s one thing we know for sure. At the same time, however, it’s really not only restricted to one region. Indeed, all regions of the world face certain issues when it...

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Are you curious to learn more about the Jordanian government and how it works? Look no further than this Q&A fact sheet we’ve created just for you.

Are you planning to travel to Jordan and want to find out about its government before you go? Well, we’ve got you covered with this factsheet on questions you ask most often about Jordan’s government: Is Jordan a democracy? As of this writing, the Jordanian Royal Commission has started a three-phase plan to allow political parties within the next decade. This will lead Jordan to be a...

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