All posts by Siobhan Downes

Here Are Two Simple Ways You Can Pay It Forward This Ramadan… By Siobhan Downes

Looking for ways to celebrate the spirit of giving during Ramadan? It could be easier than you think…

Shopaholics, Take Note: Six Weeks Of Sales Are Coming To Dubai By Siobhan Downes

Didn’t quite manage to get your shopping fix during last weekend’s super sale? Well, we’ve got good news.


Dubai Has Paid A Touching Tribute To The Victims Of The Manchester Tragedy By Siobhan Downes

HRH Princess Haya said her “thoughts and prayers” were with all of those affected. The whole world was shocked by […]

This New App Could Make Online Shopping In The UAE A Whole Lot Easier By Siobhan Downes

All of your favourite brands at your fingertips, without the delivery dramas.

The UAE And Saudi Arabia Pledge $100 Million To An Ivanka Trump Women’s Fund By Siobhan Downes

The money will help support and “empower” businesswomen in the Middle East.

First Lady Melania Trump Goes Without A Hijab In Saudi Arabia By Siobhan Downes

The First Lady kept her head bare, despite Donald Trump previously criticising Michelle Obama for doing the same.

Crown Prince Of Jordan: ‘Arab Youth Want A Chance To Make A Difference’ By Siobhan Downes

Once again, this royal proves he’s a real-life Prince Charming.

An Incredible Woman Who Was A ‘Giant Of The UAE’ Passed Away This Week… By Siobhan Downes

Sultan Al-Qassemi has paid a touching tribute to his late grandmother.

This Could Be Dubai’s Most Spectacular New Suburb Yet… By Siobhan Downes

Move over, JBR and Dubai Marina – Dubai Creek is officially the hottest place to be.

This Muslim-Hindu Couple Has A Real-Life Romeo & Juliet Story By Siobhan Downes

After a long battle, this Dubai-based couple managed to convince their families that love can overcome all.

A Woman Just Gave Birth During A Flight From Dubai To Paris By Siobhan Downes

An Emirates jet found itself with some extra precious cargo onboard after an expectant mother gave birth mid-flight.

Little Sheikh Zayed Gets A Lesson In UAE History Outside The Classroom By Siobhan Downes

The young royal only started school last year, but is already curious about his country’s history and culture.

Princess Haya Makes Heartfelt Plea For South Sudan: ‘We All Need To Act Now’ By Siobhan Downes

The royal reveals a massive aid delivery as the South Sudan crisis deepens.

Muslim Women Will Soon Be Able To Wear The Hijab While Playing Basketball By Siobhan Downes

The International Basketball Federation has agreed to allow athletes to wear head coverings.