أماني زاهر

Amany Zaher

Researcher at Forbes Middle East

ARTICLES

1 day ago

Saudi Arabia Lifts Travel Restriction On Women

In a new turning point for Saudi women’s rights, the Kingdom has begun to allow women over age 21 to travel without a male guardian’s permission, according to royal decrees issued on Tuesday. The...
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
2 days ago

Lebanese Pop Singer Elissa To Retire From The Music Industry

Lebanese pop singer Elissa has stunned fans by claiming that she will retire after releasing her next album, saying that she can’t work in an industry that is like the mafia.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
2 weeks ago

Show Them The Money: The Startups Led By Women Bagging Top Funding

Arab women are steadily shaking up the Middle East’s startup scene and catching the eye of investors. These seven startups have bagged around $24 million in 2019 so far.
By Amany Zaher 5 min read
4 weeks ago

UAE’s ESIC Issues A $600 Million Sukuk

The Sukuk issue is listed on the London Stock Exchange under ESIC’s recently established $1 billion Sukuk program.
By Amany Zaher 4 min read
1 month ago

Top 5 M&As In MENA So Far For 2019

M&A transactions are at an all-time high in MENA, reaching $112 billion in the first half of 2019.
By Amany Zaher 2 min read
1 month ago

MENA Startups Bag $471M Investment In The First Half Of 2019

Total funding is up 66% and the number of deals up 28% compared to the same period in 2018.
By Amany Zaher 5 min read
1 month ago

Cyber Breaches Cost More Than $45B Globally Last Year

According to a new  report there were over two million cyber incidents in 2018. The financial impact of ransomware rose by 60%
By Amany Zaher 3 min read
1 month ago

UAE’s LUNCH:ON Among The World’s Top 50 Hot Tech Companies

The food delivery startup was the only company from the Middle East to be ranked in the list.
By Amany Zaher 2 min read