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Inspire Middle East

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.
34 Episodes
Euronews

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Inspire Middle East - 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.
12mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
5mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
3mins
Euronews
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.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
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.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Inspire Middle East - 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.
2mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
12mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
2mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
12mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
3mins
Euronews
Inspire Middle East - 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.
4mins
Euronews
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.
5mins
Deutsche Welle