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THE FIRST SAUDI MALE  / OPERA SINGER 

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Al-Zahrani is the first Arab and the first Saudi to join the choir in the largest church in Rome, as he became a member and solo singer in the band. This is what the new future of Saudi is all about pioneers such as Khyran and female opera singer Sawsan Albihaiti who are creating an entirely new narrative on arts…

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“Visiting Mada’in Saleh in Saudi gives you the feeling of being on the roof of the world” – Christian Louboutin

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In Hatem Alakeel's second column for Buro 24/7 the designer talks to Christian Louboutin about Saudi Arabia's beautiful archaeological sites and the launch of a new shoe collection... It is with tremendous pleasure and honour that I present this interview, with a very dear and genuine friend, a mentor who I have tremendous admiration for and a shoe master, Christian…

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“I wanted my photographs to be seen as paintings” – Egyptian artist and photographer, Youssef Nabil

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Youssef Nabil is credited with capturing an era of Egypt through his lens that transports viewers well beyond the borders of the Middle East. Here Buro 24/7's columnist Hatem Alakeel speaks exclusively to the artist... Please let me introduce you to Mr. Youssef Nabil. As many of you may have noticed from my collection campaigns I have a passion for…

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“Arabs are better known as buyers or consumers, as opposed to creators” – Afef Jnifen on stereotypes

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Her face was the first from the Middle East on the runway and now Afef Jnifen is anchoring her name as an Arab role model for future creatives. Here the Tunisian discusses her heritage, home and career in an honest interview with designer Hatem Alakeel... Afef Jnifen has been breaking stereotypes and changing perceptions of Arabian beauty long before we…

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“Latifa is an animated representation of Saudi women and their resilience, independence…” – HH Prince Fahad Al Saud on creating Saudi’s first superwoman comic

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Prince Fahad Al Saud has cultured a new generation of digitally savvy women in Saudi Arabia, starting with Facebook in arabic followed by the Saudi Girls Revolution. Here Buro's columnist Hatem Alakeel speaks exclusively to the visionary... HH Prince Fahad Al Saud is a gem, with his own thoughts, initiatives and a talent that positions him as the Saudi George…

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