Ameera Al Hakawati is the anonymous author of bestselling debut novel Desperate in Dubai. A Dubai-based ex-journalist turned freelance writer of mixed heritage, Ameera holds a degree in creative writing from the UK and is currently working on her second novel.
Like many of us, Ameera Al Hakawati has mixed feelings when the time comes to congregate with kin. Here's how to keep your sanity.
Ameera Al Hakawati looks at complex issues of complexion facing young women in the Middle East and beyond.
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Rusty in the kitchen? Ameera Al Hakawati, author of bestselling novel Desperate in Dubai, talks us through the basics of entertaining with style.
A child of the 80s and 90s, Ameera Al Hakawati recalls the challenges and beauty of growing up in a rather different United Kingdom of decades past.
In a world driven by consumerism, it’s not often you meet someone who has sacrificed a high-flying career for the path less travelled.
The birth of a baby doesn’t automatically result in the death of romance – just the beginning of a different kind of love, writes Ameera Al Hakawati.
Author Randa Abdel-Fattah on her latest novel "No Sex in the City", the challenges of being a Muslim woman in Australia, and how she became the self-confident woman she is today.
Despite widespread tension in the Muslim world between Sunnis and Shias, married couple Hafsa and Ali from London prove that an open mind can help pave the way to a united future.
While every new mother needs a helping hand, deciding what’s too much for you is a skill worth learning.
Women aren’t the only ones facing courtship woes. Arranged marriages can be just as tedious and traumatic for men.
Adam Saleh of TrueStoryASA "meets" many more fans than expected, sparking debate about conduct, dignity and self-respect amongst young Muslims.