Author Archives: Yousef Baarah

About Yousef Baarah

Yousef is Venture Magazine’s Head of Business & Concept Development. He can be reached at

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:…


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 social…

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…

EY Jordan

EY Jordan Launches ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year™’ Award Program for 2018

EY Jordan has announced the launch of the ‘EY Entrepreneur of The Year’award program for 2018 . The eighth cycle of the program, held under Royal patronage, aims to honor exemplary business leaders and entrepreneurs, especially those who have established distinguished startups…

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The Royal Film Commission

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan and the Ministry of Culture Renew the “Film Caravan” Project The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) and the Ministry of Culture signed a Memorandum of Understanding to renew the “Film Caravan” Project for…

customer experience

Are companies equipped to excel in customer experience?

Living in this new digitally driven age has presented both businesses and consumers with more challenges and more opportunities. With customers bombarded by the chaos of thousands of brands daily, the core test remains; differentiation through service excellence (customer experience)….

Templeton Prize

HM King Abdullah Awarded 2018 Templeton Prize

HM King Abdullah has been named as the 2018 Templeton Prize Laureate for his work promoting religious harmony. King Abdullah “has done more to seek religious harmony within Islam, and between Islam and other religions, than any other political leader….

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Sharpe Ratios Of Jordanian SME Loans

Some casual critics, the idea of investment returns seems somehow unfair: investors, they take it, are being paid for already having money. More sophisticated observers realize that, in fact, what investors are compensated for is taking risk — that is,…