InternationalJune 29, 2016

Brexit: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

What does Brexit mean, and what could it have from good, bad, and ugly implications on the UK and on Europe? Embed from Getty Images In the past week, the European Union (EU) that we once knew might have changed with no return; and that is just the beginning. Britain has had a referendum (the referendum

Moments of ContemplationJune 28, 2016

Regret after Loss

Losing a loved one is never easy and many times we regret so much once those loved ones are gone. The writer shares her personal experience of how she coped with the death of loved ones. I always saw myself as a woman of strong faith until I lost my grandfather so abruptly. That strong

You Have My WordJune 26, 2016

What’s In It For Me (WII FM)

The magic question that can help you everyday. I was in a business course when I first heard

Guest ArticleJune 24, 2016

Zayed’s City Lights

The poem Zayed’s City Lights reflects the Emirati nation’s mourning of the late, and much loved, Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in November 2004. That night the moon and clouds were competing to shine by exchanging seats in the calm starless sky. That night, cities’ lights went off- A grieving land after a frenetic

NationalJune 22, 2016

Book Giveaway – Just Read It by @OmarAlBusaidy

We are pleased to announce a series of giveaways that we will be hosting. Sail is collaborating with Goodreads to give you a chance to win copies of the books we have published. For our first giveaway, we are giving away two copies of Just Read It by Omar AlBusaidy. To enter our giveaway, please

Hidden PromisesJune 21, 2016

Five More Years

The author discusses her personal struggles with eating disorders and her goal to raise awareness. When I was

The Words WithinJune 19, 2016

The Unsung Heroes

The author looks at how society pays such high regard for mothers, and in turn, belittles the role

A 90s Kid PerspectiveJune 16, 2016

Studying Abroad: The Pros and Cons

To some people, studying abroad is a dream come true, to others; however, it is a complete and

12 LessonsJune 14, 2016

Read Your Way Into Debates

“Read in the name of your Lord Who created” (Al Alaq, verse 1). “Read” is the first word

Back to HumanityJune 12, 2016

How Ramadan Restores Our Humanity

Ramadan is the month when we spend our time fasting and worshiping, but it also needs to be the month where we reflect and improve. “Life can be hard”. It’s a thought that crosses our minds at one point or another. Sometimes the simplest of things can have a toll on us and make our

The Words WithinJune 10, 2016

We Are The Champions (#EuroCup #UEFA)

The author looks at how rivalry in sporting competitions can take on extreme forms and proposes ways to

NationalJune 9, 2016

Rebuilding Societies Through Reading

As the UAE launches the reading nation campaign; it is time to address the true impact of reading

NationalJune 8, 2016

Volunteering Campaigns for the Holy Month of Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, individuals and groups can enrich their experience by giving back to the

Current AffairsJune 1, 2016

Sustainable School Plan for Dubai Eco Friendly Community

What is the future of sustainability? The UAE is holding many initiatives to promote sustainability such as developing

The Words WithinMay 29, 2016

To Let – Not For Emiratis

The author discusses how being an Emirati can actually be a hindrance when seeking a home to rent in the UAE. In 1998, the late Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan was said to have been dismayed that there are UAE Nationals living in rented accommodation. His view was that all citizens should have their own homes.

CommunityMay 25, 2016

Finding Your Inner Writer

Creative Writing is being promoted more and more in schools around the UAE, what is the impact of