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Inspire Middle East

Every week Inspire Middle East brings you unmissable stories from across a region bursting with new energy. Euronews’ Middle East show, explores cutting edge innovation , tech, fashion, lifestyle and culture; introducing you to the region’s trend setters and game changers. Inspire Middle East showcases new voices, and vibrant storytelling from across the business and cultural spectrum, connecting people in the region with those around the world.
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Syria: The Shammar look to the future

Syria: The Shammar look to the future

The Shammar are one of the largest Arab tribes in northern Syria. Its forces fought the IS, and now that the civil war is coming to an end, the Shammar hope to help shape the country's future.
Deutsche Welle
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Sweet stories: Popular desserts in the Middle East explained

Sweet stories: Popular desserts in the Middle East explained

In the Middle East and North Africa, homemade sweets and confectionary are gestures of welcome and celebration.
Euronews
5mins
Michelin-star chef Michael Mina shares recipe for success

Michelin-star chef Michael Mina shares recipe for success

During a visit to the UAE, celebrity chef Michael Mina talks to Euronews about his colourful career and how his cuisine is going back to his North African roots.
Euronews
12mins
Sweet stories: Popular deserts in the Middle East explained

Sweet stories: Popular deserts in the Middle East explained

In the Middle East and North Africa, homemade sweets and confectionary are gestures of welcome and celebration.
Euronews
5mins
What to do with Moscow's garbage?

What to do with Moscow's garbage?

The Russian capital produces millions of tons of trash every year. It often ends up in landfills thousands of kilometers away. In the northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk protest is growing against the garbage from Moscow.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Nepal: Global living rooms

Nepal: Global living rooms

Nepalese farmer Ram Chaudary shows us his home in Kapilvastu in the Terai, a fertile lowland region in the south of the country. He lives there with his mother, two daughters and two nieces.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Flood management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Flood management in Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2014 the Vrbas River in Bosnia and Herzegovina overflowed its banks after heavy rains, leaving twenty people dead. Climate change is making such extreme weather more likely. That is why the country is investing in flood protection.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
A traditional snack in Delhi

A traditional snack in Delhi

In Old Delhi is a street famous for a special snack: parathas, or flatbread. The traditional specialty has a long history.
Deutsche Welle
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Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque feeds 30,000 during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi’s Grand Mosque feeds 30,000 during Ramadan

Ramadan is a time of reflection and communion for the estimated 1.8 billion Muslims worldwide.
Euronews
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Ramadan unites Christians and Muslims in Egypt

Ramadan unites Christians and Muslims in Egypt

A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.
Euronews
3mins
What are bad sleep habits in the Middle East? Experts explain

What are bad sleep habits in the Middle East? Experts explain

Insomnia remains a largely undiagnosed and under-treated issue in the Middle East region.
Euronews
4mins
Emirates CEO sees FY profit, wants Boeing compensation

Emirates CEO sees FY profit, wants Boeing compensation

Emirates Airline, the world’s largest long-haul carrier, will report profitable full year earnings this month, according to its CEO Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
Euronews
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Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

Sri Lankan Airlines puts flight marshals on planes, tourist numbers to drop by 500,000

One week after the attacks in Sri Lanka, executives from the country’s Tourism Development Authority and national airline attended the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
Euronews
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UAE ecotourists help save Hawksbill turtles

UAE ecotourists help save Hawksbill turtles

Approximately 80 Hawksbill turtles, which were rescued last winter, have been rehabilitated and returned to their home in Arabian Gulf this April.
Euronews
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The role of bees in vanilla growing

The role of bees in vanilla growing

One of the world's most expensive spices, vanilla originates in Mexico. Its blossoms are pollinated by bees - but with bees dying out due to widespread use of pesticides, the plant's survival is at risk. Environmentalists are looking for solutions.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
Why don't we have enough food to feed everyone?

Why don't we have enough food to feed everyone?

There is enough food in the world to ensure that no one goes hungry. Yet huge amounts of produce is lost on the way from field to plate.
Deutsche Welle
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Ahead of mission, UAE’s first astronaut shares expectations

Ahead of mission, UAE’s first astronaut shares expectations

On September 25th, Hazza Al Mansoori will mark a historic moment for the UAE as the first Emirati astronaut to be sent into space.
Euronews
12mins
Partnerships boost UAE's space ambitions

Partnerships boost UAE's space ambitions

The UAE space programme is striking partnerships with established space players as it seeks to turn its space dreams of Mars exploration and human spaceflight into reality.
Euronews
3mins
How can tech help the arts? Abu Dhabi Culture Summit debates the issue

How can tech help the arts? Abu Dhabi Culture Summit debates the issue

The third annual Culture Summit was held from 7 to 11 April in Abu Dhabi, gathering industry experts from 90 different counties. The main theme of this year’s event was the discussion of how technology could be a commanding force for the arts.
Euronews
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The latest on Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: An interview with Richard Armstrong

The latest on Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: An interview with Richard Armstrong

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi is a project earmarked for the capital’s Saadiyat Island. The museum is being developed near the completed Louvre Abu Dhabi, as part of the emirate’s increased tourism marketing spend by $136 million over three years.
Euronews
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Artists tackle social issues at Sharjah Biennial

Artists tackle social issues at Sharjah Biennial

The 14th edition of the Sharjah Biennial, which runs until June 10, is made up of paintings and sculptures dotted across customised sites throughout the emirate.
Euronews
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Belarus: A Chinese-funded eco-disaster?

Belarus: A Chinese-funded eco-disaster?

A car battery plant in the Belarusian city of Brest has fueled protests. Activists are warning about the impact of highly toxic lead.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Ghana: Where Europe's e-waste goes

Ghana: Where Europe's e-waste goes

Thousands of tons of discarded electrical goods end up in Ghana's capital Accra every year. The German development agency GIZ is helping with the recycling - in an effort to reduce the impact on workers' health at the waste dump.
Deutsche Welle
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What is ethical hacking and what is it doing for cybersecurity?

What is ethical hacking and what is it doing for cybersecurity?

Hackers today are capable of stealing your bank details in seconds by simply holding your debit card to their phone.
Euronews
2mins
Is blockchain a game-changer? Highlights from the Future Blockchain Summit

Is blockchain a game-changer? Highlights from the Future Blockchain Summit

The UAE hosted its second annual Future Blockchain Summit, gathering together thousands of technology industry experts, government bodies and international companies.
Euronews
12mins
Refugees in Jordan are buying groceries with eye scans

Refugees in Jordan are buying groceries with eye scans

Across Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, blockchain technology is helping the United Nations cut costs and combat corruption.
Euronews
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The business of Oud, one of the world’s most expensive scents

The business of Oud, one of the world’s most expensive scents

Oud has been a key ingredient of traditional Middle Eastern perfumes for thousands of years. The distinctive musky scent comes from the wood of the Indian and South American Agarwood tree.
Euronews
12mins
UAE’s first tailor is still in business and thriving

UAE’s first tailor is still in business and thriving

In the souk of Dubai’s old Deira district lies the oldest tailoring shop in the UAE. National Tailors, is renowned for making kanduras, a traditional garment worn by men in the Gulf region.
Euronews
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Mr. Erbil: the social media influencers styling up Iraq

Mr. Erbil: the social media influencers styling up Iraq

The gentlemen’s fashion club, Mr. Erbil is revamping style and culture in the Kurdish region in the northern part of Iraq.
Euronews
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Belize: Slash and burn farming

Belize: Slash and burn farming

"Slash and burn" agriculture involves lighting fires to clear land. It's been practiced for generations in Belize. The method makes the soil more fertile for a short time, but it also releases huge amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
How is traditional dance being revitalised in the UAE?

How is traditional dance being revitalised in the UAE?

Folkloric dance is an important part of Middle Eastern identity, but dancers in the United Arab Emirates are adding a modern twist to their performances. The Sima Dance Company has been established in Dubai since 2014 and merges cultural dances, l...
Euronews
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Flamenco legend Sara Baras performs to a sell-out crowd in Abu Dhabi

Flamenco legend Sara Baras performs to a sell-out crowd in Abu Dhabi

Sara Baras brought her show “Sombras” to the United Arab Emirates, to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the founding of her company.
Euronews
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Siberia: Anti-Chinese protests

Siberia: Anti-Chinese protests

In Siberia there is growing hostility towards China: illegal loggers are destroying the region's forests and selling timber to China. Demonstrations are taking place in Omsk in protest at plans to build housing for some 3,000 Chinese workers.
Deutsche Welle
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Kenya: Switching to biogas

Kenya: Switching to biogas

In rural Kenya, many people are off the grid, cooking over open fires. A project to provide smallholder farmers with a biogas plant they feed with manure enables them to switch to methane, which burns cleanly.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
How are mothers in Jordan countering stigma towards children with disabilities?

How are mothers in Jordan countering stigma towards children with disabilities?

A new Jordanian cartoon, Team Hero is unique in the region. Unlike other comics, one of the main protagonists, Waseem, is Autistic. The episodes educate children on diversity and inclusion.
Euronews
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Abu Dhabi Special Olympics wraps, but fight for inclusion continues

Abu Dhabi Special Olympics wraps, but fight for inclusion continues

Lit in Athens and brought to Abu Dhabi, the arrival of the Flame of Hope marked the start of the Special Olympic World Games in the United Arab Emirates. For the first time, the global sports event dedicated to people with intellectual disabilitie...
Euronews
12mins
India: A school empowering child brides

India: A school empowering child brides

A boarding school in the state of Jodhpur is helping to empower child brides through education. Child marriages are common in India, despite being illegal. The school project is called Veerni, which means "woman of strength" or "heroine".
Deutsche Welle
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Colombia: Gas firm redresses eco-damage

Colombia: Gas firm redresses eco-damage

Making amends for environmental destruction. Colombian gas provider Promigas is funding conservation projects to compensate for the damage done by its pipelines. The beneficiary is the Los Colorados wildlife sanctuary in the north of Colombia.
Deutsche Welle
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What were the latest trends in advertising showcased at Dubai Lynx?

What were the latest trends in advertising showcased at Dubai Lynx?

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity gathered top players in the marketing, advertising and communications industry in the UAE.
Euronews
12mins
Steve Harvey at Dubai Lynx: “Google has fooled young people”

Steve Harvey at Dubai Lynx: “Google has fooled young people”

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity hosted Steve Harvey this week in the UAE.
Euronews
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Jordanian start-ups showcased in London

Jordanian start-ups showcased in London

Jordan is on a journey to reform its economy. Counting on a fresh generation of young entrepreneurs to help fuel its future, the country is hungry to boost productivity and growth, plus create more jobs.
Euronews
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‘Crude’ art exhibition explores social impact of oil industry in the Middle East

‘Crude’ art exhibition explores social impact of oil industry in the Middle East

An exhibition in Dubai is transforming one of the world’s most valuable commodities into art.
Euronews
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Ecuador: Municipal gardens in Quito help fight hunger

Ecuador: Municipal gardens in Quito help fight hunger

An urban farming project is securing food sources for thousands of poor people in Quito - by providing access to gardens. Participants currently grow over 900 tons of produce for consumption and sale. The gardens are also good for the climate.
Deutsche Welle
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Ghana: Poultry farmers undercut by EU imports

Ghana: Poultry farmers undercut by EU imports

The European appetite for chicken begins and ends with the bird's breast. Other parts are chopped up, frozen and shipped abroad - often to Africa. Poultry imports subsidized by the EU are ruining the market for African farmers.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
Germany: The PFOA scandal in Altotting

Germany: The PFOA scandal in Altotting

The Bavarian town of Altotting has long claimed to have the region's purest water. Nowadays many people think twice about consuming the water here. Studies have shown it's contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid or PFOA, which might cause cancer.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
Global Teen Colombia

Global Teen Colombia

Juan Carlos Contreras Nobles is 16 years old and comes from the village of Sempegua in northern Colombia. He has a twin brother and three other brothers and sisters.
Deutsche Welle
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Male, Muslim and feminist, UN’s Mohammad Naciri talks women’s rights in the Middle East

Male, Muslim and feminist, UN’s Mohammad Naciri talks women’s rights in the Middle East

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Mohammad Naciri, a regional director for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, spoke to Euronews about the current state of the women’s rights cause amongst A...
Euronews
12mins
Breast cancer awareness in focus in the UAE

Breast cancer awareness in focus in the UAE

Dressed in pink, volunteers took part in a horseback parade across the UAE to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Euronews
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