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Thursday, November 23, 2017
Articles
Al Shindagah celebrates its 100th issue
by Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor
POLITICS - CHAIRMAN'S MESSAGE
This bumper 100th issue of Al Shindagah is not only a celebration of the magazine’s success, it also marks the Emirates’ amazing evolution, since the first...Read more
Khalaf Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group: Always look forward…
by Erin Mc Cafferty
INTERVIEW
He’s one of the most high profile businessmen in the UAE, respected not only for his entrepreneurial prowess, but his opinions and writing ability, and he...Read more
Paul Findley, Former US Congressman and author: “From the first moment I...
by Erin Mc Cafferty
INTERVIEW
Former US Congressman Paul Findley has been visiting the UAE, and in particular Dubai, for many years. He speaks fondly of a country he has learnt to love...Read more
Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi, Champion racing car driver: “Racing is what drives...
by Leigh Thomas
INTERVIEW
World champion rally driver Sheikh Khalid Al Qassimi has excelled in a sport few Emiratis have even tried. He tells Al Shindagah why he felt he had to take...Read more
Abdul Hamid Ahmad, Editor in Chief of Gulf News: “I enjoy the simple things in...
by Jasper Geronimo
INTERVIEW
He may be Editor-in-Chief of the most widely circulated newspapers in the Middle East, but as Abdul Hamid Ahmad tells Al Shindagah’, he’s a simple man at...Read more
Abdulqadar Al Rais, Artist: “The future for art in the Emirates is very...
by Jude Hardy
INTERVIEW
He’s widely regarded as one of the best artists in the UAE. Yet Abdulqadar Al Rais is completely self-taught. He tells Al Shindagah why he’s proud of his...Read more
Dr Houriya Kazim, Surgeon: “Becoming a surgeon just sort of happened to me…”
by Ziana Qaiser
INTERVIEW
Houriya Kazim grew up listening to her mother tell her that words and phrases like ‘no’ and ‘not possible’ did not exist. It’s a philosophy that has stood...Read more
Abdul Hamid Juma, Chairman of the DIFF: “Being an Emirati gives me a lot of...
by Jude Hardy
INTERVIEW
As the Chairman of the biggest annual cultural event in Dubai, the Dubai International Film Festival, Abdul Hamid Juma, has a huge responsibility on his...Read more
Ahmed Bukhatir, Nasheed singer: “I feel lucky to have been born when I was, in...
by Philip Weiss
INTERVIEW
Well known Nasheed singer Ahmed Bukhatir may never have excelled in his career were he not born in this era. He tells Al Shindagah why he’s proud to be a...Read more
Nujoom Alghanem, Poetess: “I feel blessed to live in the UAE…”
by Jude Hardy
INTERVIEW
The acclaimed Dubai poetess and filmmaker, Nujoom Alghanem is grateful for having grown up in Dubai, as it’s where she acquired her love of Emirati culture...Read more
Obaid Al Jesmi, Professional Swimmer: “Sacrifice and hard work are worth it to...
by Leigh Thomas
INTERVIEW
To compete at the highest level of professional swimming, the UAE swimming Team Captain Obaid Al Jasmi has chosen to lead a life of discipline and sacrificeRead more
Al Shindagah: A snapshot of history
by The Media Office
CULTURE
Dhows and sunsets; horses and falcons; dates and Eastern tea-pots. Views of old Dubai, traditional Arabic architecture and modern-day skyscrapers. Lady...Read more