Author Archives: Yousef Baarah

About Yousef Baarah

Yousef is Venture Magazine’s Principal Associate and Head of Business & Concept Development. He can be reached at yousef.b@alfaridah.com.jo

ORANGE Jordan: Connecting the Community

Venture caught Orange Jordan’s CEO Thierry Marigny for this interview where he talked about Orange’s latest product offerings, its fiber optic network, its business challenges and long-term plans for Jordan. Tell us about your personal journey in the telecom world….

Silawi

REMEMBERING A DEVOTED-MEDIA VETERAN: SAAD SILAWI

Saad Silawi, the renowned media giant who pioneered Jordan’s media scene, passed away in Beirut on Saturday, September 1, 2018 leaving a legacy of love, passion and professionalism that is etched into the minds of others and touched the hearts…

Hult Prize

Hult Prize: The Hashemite University

The Hashemite University of Jordan is participating in the Hult Prize along with 900 other universities from all around the world. The Hult Prize Foundation, the world’s largest student competition is an annual-year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from MBA and…

His Majesty at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony

His Majesty King Abdullah II of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan speaking at the 2018 Templeton Prize Ceremony at Washington National Cathedral, November 13. King Abdullah II was awarded the 2018 Templeton Prize in the presence of ambassadors, Jordanian and…

EU and Jordan

A New Chapter In EU-Jordan Trade Cooperation

In his book the Wealth of Nations, famous economist Adam Smith wrote that “every man lives by exchanging.” In the case of the collaboration between EU and Jordan it is constant exchange that helps our relationship grow stronger. On the occasion…

King Abdullah II outlines key regional concerns in Fox News interview

US cable channel Fox News broadcast on Wednesday night a recorded television interview with His Majesty King Abdullah II on its “Special Report” program, anchored by Bret Baier, the channel’s chief political anchor. Following is the text of the broadcast interview:…

Millennials

Despite Their Struggles, MENA’s Millennials Are Transforming The Region

Based on the findings of region-wide survey “#Millennials”, Ipsos results reveal that this generation, while facing challenges, is bringing about major change. Millennials in MENA have unprecedented connectivity levels, with 97% having access to the internet, and 94% are on…

Remarks by His Majesty during the UN General Assembly

“We can’t simply give up because the task is hard,” His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan during the Plenary Session of the 73rd UN General Assembly: “The UN was born in the ashes of the Second World War, out of…

Campbell Gray Living

Lifestyle Experience: Campbell Gray Living Amman

Earlier this month, representatives from the Kingdom’s top-tier media outlets were invited to a cocktail reception hosted by Campbell Gray Living Amman at its residential show unit, giving attendees a first-hand introduction to the Campbell Gray Living experience and a…