US researchers find fasting may slow aging, burn fat

New study indicates fasting for 5 days per month can also lower blood pressure SAN FRANCISCO– Mimicking starvation for five days per month could reduce the effect of aging and help fight certain diseases like hypertension, according to a new Read more ›

The first Zafran Indian Bistro in Riyadh opens–with wall art by Arab artist Jeffar Khaldi

BE2C2 Report — The first Zafran Indian Bistro in Riyadh is now open, with a difference. A stunning collage art installation depicting the arts and history of India juxtaposed with local images was created exclusively for the venue by Arab artist Read more ›

UAE’s first nanosatellite carrying the first Arabic poem ever to be sent to space

BE2C2 Report — UAE’s first nano-satellite developed by the students at American University of Sharjah in partnership with The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Center is carrying the first Arabic poem ever to be sent to space. “I picked three lines Read more ›

Study: American stress on the rise; between Aug 2016 and Jan 2017 it rose from 4.8 to 5.1 on a scale of 10

By AMANDA CUDA: After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Victoria Demos was working as a therapist in Greenwich Village, N.Y. And even during that fraught and terrifying time, she said, the patients she saw were not experiencing as Read more ›

These countries could be the world’s new education superstars, outstripping the BRICS nations

BE2C2 Report — Seven countries are surprise risers in the global university rankings as they build a big, strong, respected higher-education system making the economy grow, a study shows. The two emerging economies – India and China, which are expected to become Read more ›

Indian restaurant shut down in UK after diners rush out finding cockroaches

MAMOSA Report — Diners were forced to abandon their meals at an Indian restaurant after health inspectors found an infestation of cockroaches. Sand’s in Leicester, UK, was shut with immediate effect following a tip-off from a member of the public. Read more ›

Sarah Al Suhaimi to Become the First Woman to Head Saudi Stock Exchange ‘Tadawul’

BE2C2 Report — NCB Capital Co. Chief Executive Officer Sarah Al Suhaimi will become the first woman to chair Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, the largest bourse in the Middle East with a market capitalization in excess of 2 trillion Saudi Read more ›

Saudi Aramco IPO: JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley and HSBC set for major roles in largest global offering next year

BE2C2 Report — Saudi Arabia is close to appointing the banks that will be lead underwriters on the initial public offering (IPO) of Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, which is aiming to become the most valuable listed company in Read more ›