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Jumana Khamis

Reporter, Gulf News

A passionate journalist with a curiosity for all things worth writing about.
Lifestyle | Human Interest | Social Media | Fashion | Politics | Features

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Gulfnews
10/16/2018
Can we end world hunger by 2030?

Dubai: Today, one in nine people around the globe go to bed hungry. To mark 'World Food Day,' the World Food Programme (WFP) held a photo exhibition at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), to raise awareness about world hunger - a daily reality that affects 821 million worldwide.

Gulfnews
12/10/2018
Queen Rania: Use your voices to break barriers

Rania urges social media influencers to champion the truth and spread positive values Dubai: Social media influencers in the Arab World should use their voices to break barriers and "champion the truth" in society, said Queen Rania Al Abdullah, Wife of King Abdulla ll of Jordan, at the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit taking place on Monday at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Gulfnews
01/14/2019
Social media influencers say new law preventing falsehood

One year on, it has led to better accountability and faith in social media influencers From cars and technology to beauty and fashion, influencers in the UAE are supportive of the country's new social media laws, which they say have helped regulate the industry.

Gulfnews
02/01/2019
Mobile studio connects yoga and meditation to nature in UAE

Meet founder of Yogi Truck and experience meditation in serene areas around the UAE Dubai: While meditation has been around since 1500BC, it has recently been reintroduced into mainstream culture becoming the latest craze among fitness geeks and celebrities alike on social media.

Gulfnews
12/28/2018
Do you suffer from text neck syndrome?

Excessive watching or texting on hand-held devices is not good for your neck Dubai: A new condition called the 'Text neck syndrome' has become a common complaint as most people spend hours on their phone a day, slouching their neck down and forward for long periods of time.

GulfNews
03/09/2018
Journalist recounts encounters with leaders of terrorist groups

Dubai: When it was time to meet high-level Taliban and Daesh leaders, investigative journalist Souad Mekhennet was always told to come alone. Discussing her memoir 'I Was Told to Come Alone: The Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad' at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature on Friday, Mekhennet recalled the most exhilarating and life-changing interviews and encounters of her 15-year journalism career.

GulfNews
03/31/2018
Know if your fashion habits are wasteful, harmful

Dubai: Are you the type to wear the same two or three outfits to different parties through the year? Or are you the kind who ensures you have a new outfit for nearly every party you attend? In all probability, a majority of people will fall into the latter category.