CNN Inside the Middle East meets Ahmed Al Shamsi, one of many Emiratis who have shed weight after bariatric surgery.
Kuwait’s love affair with fast food has become a health disaster for its population.
Ramadan proves challenging for Muslim athletes and weightlifter Khadija Mohammad is torn about fasting during the games. Produced by Jon Jensen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; first aired on CNN International on August 2, 2012.
Oman recently welcomed its first professional female sailors, achieving skills in strength, leadership and endurance.
In Amman, Jordan, one female boxer refuses to step into the ring – unless she can fight wearing her headscarf.
For centuries, Bedouins relied on camels for transportation. Today, camel milk has become a big commercial opportunity.
Saudi Arabian comedians are using YouTube and social media to poke fun at social issues.
In Saudi Arabia, a new breed of painters, sculptors, and writers are pushing the societal barriers in a conservative kingdom.
Fashion designer Zeina Abou Chaabanhas found inspiration in Jordan’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, Baqa’a.
When Egyptian Hanna Fathy looks at the pink paste that collects in a bucket under his sink, he doesn’t see trash, he sees a source of renewable power. Story originally published December 2, 2011 by Global Post.
Transitional Council is recognized by Arab League, plans to move to Tripoli.
There’s peace in eastern Libya, but now people must clean up all the leftover explosives.