Saeed Saeed, The National

Saeed Saeed

The National

United Arab Emirates

Contact Saeed

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • The National

Past articles by Saeed:

English translations of Arabic books soar since 2010, says new report

The growing interest stems from geopolitical events and more professional translators → Read More

Lebanese novelist Jabbour Douaihy dies at 72: 'The world is dimmer'

He was best known for works that tackled the intricacies of Lebanese society → Read More

Let's Have Funn: learn from region's creative talents and industry leaders in new online series

Created by Sharjah creative hub Funn, the sessions run throughout the week → Read More

Move over, Gal Gadot: Five actors of Arab descent who could have played Cleopatra

Should an actress from the region play the role of the Ancient Egyptian queen, who came from Macedonian-Greek heritage? → Read More

The serious message behind Talal Kontar’s quirky song ‘Hkini Arabic’: 'We all have a role in taking Arabic forward'

The Lebanese songwriter's new track encourages us to use and appreciate the language → Read More

Sharjah International Book Fair to run physically and online in November

The 11-day event will host digital sessions, while opening its doors at the Sharjah Expo Centre → Read More

Hone your writing skills with an online course by Warehouse421

The course is part of an evolving calendar of events → Read More

‘It is inspirational’: singer Ava Max on why pop music will never die

The US singer has stormed the charts with her high-energy anthems → Read More

From Taylor Swift to Tom Petty: 10 songs that lift the spirits

Music that encourages you to look at the brighter side of life → Read More

New cultural festival Breakout DXB coming to Dubai in November

The event will feature musical performances, art installations and panel discussions → Read More

6 famous publishing errors: Susie Dent, 'Harry Potter' and the dictionary

Sometimes these typos even become collectors’ items → Read More

From Nigeria to Dubai: how singer Baddy Oosha is bringing Afropop to the region

The artist has released a new album recorded during the pandemic → Read More

Why scripted drama series ‘The Basement’ is a landmark for the Arab podcast scene

The weekly programme is available on all major streaming services → Read More

‘Inshallah': how Biden gave Trump the Arab eye roll

The Arabic word for 'God willing' has become an internet sensation → Read More

From Dubai security guard to Punjabi pop star: the inspiring story of Angrej Singh

His is a tale of hard work paying off: 'After I send money to my family, the rest of my salary goes to the music and film' → Read More

How Arab musicians can appear on Spotify’s New York City billboard

Egyptian stars Amr Diab and Mohamed Ramadan have already appeared in lights in Times Square → Read More

Dance festival MDL Beast releases anthem celebrating Saudi Arabia’s 90th anniversary

‘Watani 90' features an all Saudi team of creatives, including producers, singers and a filmmaker → Read More

'You are not alone': why Mika's heartfelt I Love Beirut concert was a success

The singer was joined by an all-star cast, including Kylie Minogue, Salma Hayek and Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila → Read More

Bollywood is back: 6 films and shows that have resumed shooting

The sets are smaller and crew members are wearing PPE → Read More

Watch John Lennon’s 'Mind Games' in high definition ahead of what would have been his 80th birthday

The late singer-songwriter's work is being celebrated in a new compilation → Read More