Middle East

UAE Golden Visa explained: Who is eligible to apply and what students, entrepreneurs should know? 

Mohan Lal, Mammootty, Sanjay Dutt, Dulquer Salmaan, Sania Mirza... the list of eminent personalities who have received the UAE Golden Visa in recent times seems endless. Ever wondered what is the fuss all about? TNIE breaks down the residence visa system into 9 points covering all vital aspects including conditions, expiry, eligibility and more.

published on : 15th October 2021

Cleopatra controversy explained: Is Jewish Gal Gadot becoming Egyptian queen in reel unfair 'whitewashing'?

Actor Gal Gadot finds herself at the centre of a storm following the announcement of her reunion with 'Wonder Woman' director  Patty Jenkins for Paramount Pictures' upcoming biopic 'Cleopatra'. Gadot, 35, will play the titular role of the last ruler of Egypt's Ptolemaic Kingdom in the film. 

published on : 25th October 2020

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020