October 2015|The Men's Issue

Mohammed Assaf: The Palestinian Arab Idol Who Captivated the World

Gracing our cover this month is a singer who has grabbed the attention of millions with his incredible voice and heartwarming story.  During our exclusive cover shoot, Hana Zuhair spoke to former Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf about his story, talent, and aspirations.

Dr.Zein Obagi: Global Pioneer in Dermatology Dr. Zein Obagi

Dr. Zein Obagi’s career is a wonderful Arab success story; the story of an Arab American who conquered the field of dermatology on an international level.  Born and raised in the ancient city of Aleppo, Syria, Obagi graduated from the University of Damascus with a degree in medicine, and then went to the United States during his early twenties to pursue his dreams.  With hard work and a passion for his profession, he developed one of the world’s most renowned Skin Health Institutes and became a leader in the international medical field.  He has also created a state of the art line of skincare products that are sought out by his dedicated clients around the world. In the process Dr. Obagi has become one of the best and well known dermatologists in the United States and the world.

Nebil Zarif: From Oil Rigs to Vineyards

Nabel Zarif

From the oil industry to the wine industry, Nebil Zarif established himself in every business he ventured in. He is the epitome of a successful businessman.  Zareef was born in Turkey, graduated from the University of Denver,Colorado, USA, and went on to build his career and life in the US. He is now known as a producer of one of the highest quality wines in California, with a vision to build on his success. eniGma’s Editor-in-Chief Yasmine Shihata sat down with the fascinating entrepreneur to learn more about his extraordinary life and his plans for the future…