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The term "Dukkan" literally means "shop" in Arabic. The Dukkan Show is a podcast that delivers a sonic experience, showcasing the great conversations friends have when they hang at their respective dukkan stoop. We are the voice of Neo-Bedouins and the home of the others, from the Middle East to the world. Dukkan Show is brought to you by the audiophiles at Dukkan Media. #WeCauseCulture
 
Radical Contemporary is a creative platform and community organization based between Cairo, Egypt & Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for the sharing, discovery and appreciation of artistic and personal expression in the MENA region & beyond. Our motto is: "Learn something new everyday." Radicals are people who notice things. We are observers. Artists. Writers. Designers. Musicians. Filmmakers. Intellectuals. Cultural Producers. Dreamers. Thought-leaders. We’re a community of Creators - who know that you ...
 
True Story Tent is a Middle East-based initiative that brings people together to share and listen to true personal stories. Without the aid of notes, every storyteller stands in front of an audience and shares one true story from their life. In this podcast, we share some of our favorites and speak to the storytellers to get a deeper insight into their stories.
 
Based out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, The Gaming Recess is a casual Arablish videogame talk show. Game development enthusiasts talk about the latest in the realm of videogames with news, reviews, and discussions. Made and hosted by the @GameDevJeddah Team.
 
The MENAbytes Drop is a weekly podcast that showcases the latest VC, TECH and STARTUP news in the Middle East and North Africa region. Hosted by Reem, the podcast features weekly exclusive reports, the occasional heavy-hitting guest and of course, the latest news in the MENA startup universe. The podcast is a reflection of the MENAbytes publication, which is the leading online startup news outlet from the Middle East & North Africa in terms of social media reach and engagement. The MENAbytes ...
 
Shaikh belongs to the Indian city of Hyderabad and attended his early education from Jamiah Mohammadiah Mansoora Malegaon, from where he attained his degree in Aalamiat and Fadheelat. Thereafter, Shaikh joined the renowned Islamic University of Madinah, and graduated from the Faculty of Shariah. Shaikh has been heavily involved in Dawah work in Saudi Arabia and working with Maktab Al-Jaaliat (Kilo 14), also known as Sharq Jeddah. Shaikh has excellent experience in Dawah and has been impartin ...
 
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In this episode we catch up with Paris Norriss also known as Guy in Dubai on his last trip to Ireland. From visiting the Titanic Museum, Game of Thrones filming site, to Bog Diving, we uncover so many historical hidden gems. Full of laughs and nostalgia to traveling again, this one’s for Ireland. Paris is a British adventurer, an avid sports enthus…
 
In this episode, we hear two stories shared during our comeback gathering on December 30th, 2020. Plus, a little about TST's 2020 journey. This episode features Sara Al Maawali and Amina Al Maawali. Hosted and Produced by Abdullah Al Maawali. Find on Instagram and Twitter for updates. And please consider supporting us on Patreon to fuel our growth …
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Pakistani Saudi Arabian Independent Curator and Artist Zahra Dar Bundakji. We speak about her experience leaving Jeddah for college in Montreal and ending up at art school in San Francisco, starting MMEAN - a platform to advocate for Middle Eastern artists, the cultural shifts that have occurred in …
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to French-Persian Creative, DJ and Model Parvané Barret. We speak about her experience skipping college to pursue a career in the creative industries, starting a fashion blog before Instagram was established, a breakthrough shoot with Gucci that lead to opportunities and real influence, her visual diar…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to creative consultant and luxury goods brand manager Shooq Al Shawi. We speak about how the pandemic has shifted our industry, consulting for luxury and Jewellery brands such as MKS Jewellery, the importance of creating an experience for the consumer, and the coexistence of art and philanthropy. To re…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Palestinian-Syrian model, creative and influencer Lana Al Beik. We speak about the challenges behind accessing the creative industry, long hours on set to get the perfect shot, the sacrifices and obstacles to become a model in the Middle East, securing shoots with prestigious brands such as Love Val…
 
In this bonus episode you'll be listening to our founder Nour Hassan's TEDx Youth Talk hosted in Cairo, Egypt entitled "Defining Radical". The story of building a brand that aimed to change the status quo of the creative industry, tap into a gap int he market, and introduce the creative process through innovation and collaboration. Nour talks about…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Syrian Cuban artist Jason Seife. Jason's carpet murals on canvas and concrete are pieces that have gone viral in the digital art realm. They are detail-oriented, meticulously crafted works of art that honor the traditional ancient craft of carpet making. Jason speaks about the road to becoming an ar…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Egyptian fashion designers Nahed Kazziha and Nadia El Tawil the founders of luxury sleepwear brand PJ LAB as well as activist Molk Said the founder of social support platform Eed Wahda that engages, enables, and empowers all survivors of abuse. We speak about the power of collaboration between art, …
 
Cotton candy grapes is our theme for 2021. Our hosts reflect on their experiences from 2020, from learning how to cut your own hair, consuming content that’s good for your health, to why food scales suddenly matter. This episode is in partnership with Al Serkal Avenue. #WeCauseCulture Hosted by OT, Reem, and Akkaoui, the Dukkan Show is brought to y…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Jordanian fashion designer and innovator Tania Haddad the founder of conscious fashion brand Tania George. The employs Arab tailors, Arab models, Arab photographed and creatives and is in many ways a love letter to Jordan. With its quirky designs and distinctive pastel color palette, Tania George ha…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: Dubai E-Commerce Platform Sprii Appoints Liquidators After Failing To Find Buyer Questions: I was contacted by an advertising agency to partake in a…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Saudi Arabian fashion designer Arwa Al Banawi. Arwa’s brand is a pioneering contemporary Saudi Arabian fashion label, her collection empowers the Arab Women with statement pieces like the ‏حياتها blazer. We speak about growing up in Jeddah, witnessing the changes that took place in the Kingdom of Sa…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to French-Egyptian Fashion Buyer, influencer and over all fashion guru Ines Gohar. Ines worked for 8 years as a Fashion Buyer touring the world’s fashion capitals to buy high-end luxury brands and couture for the first international department store in Egypt BEYMEN. We speak about the series of interns…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Sabrina Sadiq the founder of preloved luxury goods platforms Luxury Promise. We speak about authentication and how to identify counterfeit products, investing in luxury bags, which bags are considered timeless pieces, starting an online retail business and how the Hermès Birkin appreciates over time…
 
Catch us in conversation with Dr. Terrence Underwood, Founder of National Association of Minority Speakers, as we share our thoughts on diversity, inclusion, racial and gender equality in the workplace. In partnership with Unilever Arabia Diversity & Inclusion. Dr. Underwood is a Strategic Organizational and Development professional with human capi…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Egyptian physiotherapist and athlete Amina Naguib the founder of an infamous workout facility which uses mega-former machines called B-URN. Her brand’s motto #TheHappy and the culture she’s built around B-URN have changed the way people react and interact in the space of fitness in Egypt. We talk ab…
 
In this month’s bonus episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to Egyptian tennis legend and star, Ismail El Shafei - who also happens to be her grandfather. Ismail is the only Egyptian who has reached the top twenty in the global ATP rankings. During the 60s, he won Wimbledon Junior, which paved the way to his tennis career. He was famous for bea…
 
In this episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to one of Egypt’s biggest fitness coaches and Befit founder, Aly Mazhar. At a young age, Aly found himself immersed in the world of sports with a passion of becoming a football star. Years later, he founded BeFit. It started with him training a small group of friends, and quickly turned into an empi…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: Arabtec update: board to meet on insolvency liquidation plan before facing shareholders. More details in the link here. UAE revamps foreign ownershi…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Cross Fit Trainer and record breaking athlete Mohamed Auf on taking up sports as a career by accident, breaking records by pure coincidence, starting an Instagram account because of Nike and becoming one of the first Egyptian Nike Brand Ambassadors. We speak about the state of the sports industry in…
 
Gloria Gil joins the show to discuss her background and 39-year career in commercial real estate, including her 14 years as Senior Managing Director at the Regents of the University of California, the governing board of the University of California. At UC Regents, Gloria built an entirely new asset class and grew the AUM of the real estate portfoli…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: Dubai-listed contractor Arabtec ARTC.DU has terminated thousands of workers again in recent weeks, sources said, as the construction firm prepares f…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to record breaking athlete and Nike Brand Ambassador and trainer, rowing record breaker, marathon runner, aerobics and CrossFit instructor and overall advocate for the importance 'moving' your body Asmaa Al Zohairy. We speak about curiosity leading to a shift in lifestyle, rediscovering the city though…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: UAE Set Out Legal Overhaul Of Personal & Family Law. Show Notes: 1. Sharia Law: Is a religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. It is deri…
 
Andrés Berral joins the show to discuss his 10 years as an attorney with Clifford Chance, an international real estate law firm with offices on five continents. Living in Madrid, Andrés discusses his firm, responsibilities, as well as the comparative performance of the real estate market in Spain both before and during the Covid-19 global health cr…
 
In this episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to Egypt’s favorite yogi and health coach Farah Nofal. Farah started off her fitness journey as a weightlifter and a few years later has finally found her calling, yoga. She managed to cultivate a huge social media presence, which helped her land an ambassadorship with Nike. We talk about the import…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: Follow Up on Arabtec's Filing For Liquidation. Creditors Warned to Act Fast Over Money Owed By Arabtec Arabtec BODs Discuss Next Steps Following Liq…
 
We're back again with Ahmed Odeh, Lawyer and Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm. Tune in with us to get up to date on legal news and insights and have your questions answered every week. In this episode: Arabtec's Filing For Liquidation Aftermath Dubai's New Work Permit Visa Show Notes: Untenable: Incapable of being defended or justified. Debt Stands…
 
Today, we talk about building intentional, global tribes and finding your people wherever you go. James Andrews aka @keyinfluencer, joins us to share how he is part of the world and for the world by constantly regenerating himself and building community. #WeCauseCulture Hosted by OT, Reem, and Akkaoui, the Dukkan Show is brought to you by the audio…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Manal Waqi co-founder of The Amanqi Edit a consulting platform and multi-purpose digital platform based between Dubai, London, and Switzerland. Dedicated to supporting emerging brands and businesses in the region. Nour speaks to Manal about how she started The Amanqi Edit, how to go about networking…
 
Our favorite lawyer is back behind the mic to share his insights on what's happening in the UAE's legal world. Ahmed Odeh, Managing Partner at MIO Law Firm joins us to answer our and your legal questions. What's been covered this episode: Arabtec Files For Liquidation Mental Health Week Show Notes: UAE's Insolvency Law: Insolvency Law No. 19 of 201…
 
In this episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to Egyptian born beauty and lifestyle guru Soraya Shawky who is now residing in Dubai and in the past few years has built an Instagram family of over 170k. Soraya has collaborated with brands like L’Oreal, Neutrogena, Lula Ru, and many more as well as creating her own hair extension line, and workin…
 
The beautiful and brilliant Felukah reminds us that turbulent times are when we need artists the most. They breathe truth back into spaces gone dim and remind us of our magical humanity. In this one, we talk about failing publicly, toxic sexuality and process over product. From her heart to yours. #WeCauseCultureHosted by OT, Reem, and Akkaoui, the…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Hussein Bahgat the co-founder of Social Specialty Coffee, a specialty coffee shop based in Cairo, Egypt that advocates for the use of some of the world's best quality coffee beans and roasting techniques. Hussein is an SCA certified coffee connoisseur. We talk about coffee shop culture, the true mea…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to journalist, author, and translator turned art collector Karim Zidan. After a stint with DJ-ing in his early years, Zidan turned to his love for writing and made a career as a sports-politics journalist, with numerous bylines at The Guardian, VOX Media, Foreign Policy among others. In a major turn of…
 
Tom Livelli, a Managing Director at Greystar's office in Santiago de Chile, joins the show to speak about his background, residential real estate experience across the Americas, and strategy for investing in South America in the coming years. Of particular note, Tom discusses the formation of Greystar's recently announced joint venture with the Can…
 
Conflicts can be opportunities for discourse and growth, or a clash of aggression and loss of potential. Dr. Terrance Underwood teaches us to see the opportunities and seize them to drive impact and change. Dr. Underwood is a Strategic Organizational and Development professional with human capital consulting and in-house Human Resources experience …
 
In this episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to Tunisian Canadian artist and photographer Oumayma Tanfous who began her career in Montreal and is now currently residing in NYC. Oumayma’s work has been featured on popular magazines like Vogue Spain, Dazed, Flaunt, Document Journal and more. Yasmine and Oumayma talk about the importance of findi…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Mohamed Garem entrepreneur, athlete, and the co-founder of trucking application, tech start-up and market disruptor Trella. We talk to Garem about how moving around has affected his career, playing rugby and the strategic tactics that you learn being part of a team sport, diving into the entrepreneu…
 
In the episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to fitness coach Yassin Gad El Hak on his journey exploring and mastering a variety of fitness sports including Pilates, Capoeira, Football, Weightlifting, and Boxing. We talk about recovering from injuries, overcoming substance abuse, the importance of mind over matter, securing partnerships with brand…
 
From the shores of the Red Sea in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mowaffaq Al Hashimi sits down to discuss the growth of his career in real estate, including the reasons for founding Saqifat Al Safa in 1996 and focusing on certain business disciplines. Gaining exposure to both the US and Saudi markets throughout his academic and professional lives, he mainta…
 
In this episode our founder Nour Hassan speaks to Fouad Sabet a meditation and breath-work facilitator and transformational coach, who believes that through meditation and our breath alongside the assistance of psychedelic medicine, we can easily learn how to heal ourselves and those around us to raise global consciousness. He has traveled extensiv…
 
Kofi Asomaning, a Wharton-educated architect, consultant, and developer, provides in-depth commentary about how his firm, Keystone Real Estate, is taking advantage of advisory and development opportunities within the Ghana market. While COVID-19 has slowed down the timeline of his projects, the country has not been as significantly affected by the …
 
In this episode our co-host Yasmine Kenawi speaks to Alya Mooro an Egyptian born, London raised freelance journalist and author of the bestselling non-fiction book The Greater Freedom: Life as a Middle Eastern Woman Outside the Stereotypes. Alya is the co-host of the podcast Bootleg Magic, and, with over 20,000 followers on social media, has gueste…
 
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