Author Archives: Venture Staff

ArabiaWeather Closes $2 Million in Funding

ArabiaWeather, a leading provider of weather products, services, and solutions to consumers and businesses in the Arab World, today announced it has completed an investment round of two million dollars, led by new investor Badia Impact Fund, a venture capital…

Jafar Tukan: Remembering an Architectural Giant

By Sandra Hiari Jafar Tukan, the renowned architect who pioneered Jordan’s important modernist era, died in Amman on November 25 after a long illness. He was 76. Jerusalem-born Tukan graduated from the American University of Beirut in 1960. He worked…

BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe

BMW’s fast, comfortable, and luxurious grand tourer is going head to head with the Audi A7 and Mercedes CLS in the relatively new four-door executive coupe niche. By Saif Haddad BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupe might share the same name…

British Ambassador visits Salt

British Ambassador Peter Millett visited Salt yesterday, 6 November. During the visit, Ambassador Millett visited two schools which are hosting British Embassy funded projects, and called on local MP Mahmoud Kharabsheh and a group of distinguished people from the local…

El Primero Stratos Spindrift Racing: The Ultimate Sports Watch

The Manufacturer Zenith has always had a passion for measuring time. While the effects of this quest are taken for granted these days, things were very different at the turn of the 20th century. The industrial revolution gave rise not…

Abu Khader Brings Third generation of BMW X3 SAV to Jordan

 Abu Khader Automotive, BMW Group official importer in Jordan recently announced the arrival of the third generation BMW X3 in the Kingdom, offering an array of design, technology and performance options that is expected to strengthen BMW’s leading position in…

Land Rover Reveals New Discovery Sport

Land Rover has revealed the new Discovery Sport, the world’s most versatile and capable premium compact SUV. The first member of the new Discovery family, Discovery Sport, features 5+2 seating in a footprint no larger than existing five-seat premium SUVs….

Porsche 911 Carrera Four New Models

Porsche is sending its second generation of the 911 Carrera GTS to the starting line. Four models – each available in coupe or cabriolet, with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive – now close the gap between the 911 Carrera S and…

The Luxury Baby Benz

It might be compact, but the new Mercedes C-Class is no less high-end. By Gaith Madadha When first introduced during the 1980s, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class’ 190-series predecessor was seen as the Stuttgart brand’s ‘baby-Benz.’ The latest fourth generation C-Class incarnation,…