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Forget Zuckerberg How About Fazal

The entrepreneurial world is loaded with bright, usually young, people who dream of one day founding the next Google, Facebook, or something uniquely new and revolutionary.

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From Software Engineer to Social Entrepreneur

Bags for Bliss is a social enterprise that empowers adolescent girls in Pakistan through education and entrepreneurship.

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J.P. Morgan's Hunt for Afghan Gold

A team of bankers starts to tap the country's vast mineral riches, with help from the Pentagon.

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Kingdom Rejects BBC Claim of Zamzam Water Contamination

Saudi authorities have refuted a BBC report claiming that the Zamzam well in Makkah is polluted and that drinking the holy water could cause diseases such as cancer.

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Contaminated Zam Zam Holy Water From Mecca Sold in UK

Holy drinking water contaminated with arsenic is being sold illegally to Muslims by UK shops, the BBC has found.

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The Man Behind Palestine’s Green City Rawabi

Since announcing plans to build Palestine’s first planned and green city back in 2008, the Rawabi project has faced its fair share of criticism.

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Bigger, Taller, Better? Architecture and Modernity in Contemporary Dubai

If one could imagine Gotham City in the Arabian Gulf, they would undoubtedly think of Dubai.

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Twitter User Unknowingly Reported Bin Laden Attack

As U.S. forces in Pakistan swooped in on Osama bin Laden on Sunday, at least one Twitter user was unknowingly reporting details of the raid.

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Muna AbuSulayman: Successful Businesswoman and Role Model

Muna AbuSulayman, Saudi media personality, international humanitarian, teacher, mother, divorcee and now, fashion designer speaks to ILLUME.

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Palestinians Get Their First Technology Venture Fund

An Israeli resident who has been backing that country’s superior high tech development for nearly two decades has now co-launched a Palestinian venture capital fund called Sadara.