All posts by Siobhan Downes

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is now on Instagram By Siobhan Downes

The Pakistani activist shared her first post on her 21st birthday.

Check out these adorable throwback snaps of Sheikh Mohammed By Siobhan Downes

Happy birthday, HH Sheikh Mohammed!


Saudi woman arrested for hugging male singer on stage By Siobhan Downes

The incident occurred at a festival in Taif.

Meet Bahrain’s first female fighter pilot By Siobhan Downes

Sheikha Aisha is the first Bahraini woman to pilot a warplane.

Shakira paid a visit to her grandmother’s village in Lebanon By Siobhan Downes

“This means so much to me to be singing in the land of my grandparents.”

Huda Kattan named among America’s richest self-made women By Siobhan Downes

The Huda Beauty founder is reportedly worth US$550 million.

Princess Haya shared the sweetest photo of little Sheikh Zayed By Siobhan Downes

The six-year-old clearly has a special bond with his father.

Gigi Hadid shows off her sunspots in makeup-free selfie By Siobhan Downes

“My baby says he likes my sunspots”, the model said, most likely referring to Zayn Malik.

WATCH: Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein pilots a helicopter By Siobhan Downes

The adventurous royal made the task look easy.

A couple just got engaged at the world’s longest zipline in RAK By Siobhan Downes

Talk about going the distance.

These Dubai cinemas will stay open for 24 hours on weekends By Siobhan Downes

Feel like watching the latest tearjerker in the wee hours of the morning? You can do that now.

Our top picks: 7 things to do in Dubai this weekend By Siobhan Downes

Whether it’s lunch, brunch, or evening activities, we’ve got you covered. 

Saudi women have achieved another first By Siobhan Downes

Women in Saudi Arabia are now able to perform important legal tasks.

Amal rushes to George Clooney’s side after motorbike accident By Siobhan Downes

The Hollywood star suffered minor injuries.