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Dana Khammash

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I am a contributing writer and editor for Digital Boom based in Amman, Jordan. I’m covering stories about fast-growing businesses, emerging startups in the Middle East and North Africa as well as entertainment. For news tips, you can reach me at dana@adigitalboom.com
Marriott pauses opening new hotels in Russia

Marriott pauses opening new hotels in Russia to condemn Ukraine Invasion

The Marriott Hotel chain said today it has decided to pause the opening of upcoming hotels and all future hotel development and investment in...
Sony suspends PlayStation in Russia following Ukraine invasion

Sony suspends PlayStation in Russia following Ukraine invasion

Sony has stopped selling its PlayStation consoles and software in Russia, becoming the latest major brand to withdraw business in the country, to condemn...
East African Antler closes $13.5M fund

East African Antler closes $13.5M fund to support early-stage tech startups

Early-stage investor Antler has closed its oversubscribed East Africa investment fund today at US$13.5 million to continue to support early-stage tech startups in the...
Top fantasy Series on Netflix

What to watch: top fantasy series on Netflix

Fantasy is the world of mental pleasure that we all dream to run to and live in forever, Another world, another universe, another reality...
Instagram warns users who share Russian state media

Instagram warns users who share Russian state media

Instagram is warming users who share Russian state media in stories, to dampen Russian government propaganda and protect user privacy in Ukraine and Russia. Posts...
McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Starbucks suspend business in Russia

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Starbucks suspend business in Russia

McDonald's, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks have suspended operations in Russia Tuesday, following public pressure and calls to boycott because of not halting business in Russia...
List of brands that pulled out of Russia following Ukraine war

List of brands that pulled out of Russia following Ukraine war

Over the past 13 days, major brands have suspended their operations in Russia following the war in Ukraine. While the Russia-Ukraine conflict has sent the...
McDonald's, Coca-Cola, other US brands facing boycotts

Coca-Cola, McDonald’s face boycott threats for not suspending operations in Russia

Calls get louder for boycotting McDonald's and Coca-Cola as they are still operating in Russia after invading Ukraine. The two brands are now under pressure...
Apple Suspends Search Ads On App Store In Russia

Apple Suspends App Store Search Ads in Russia

Apple has suspended advertising on its App Store in Russia to join a large list of companies and brands that suspended operations in Russia...
Zara, Paypal, Samsung suspend business in Russia

Zara, Paypal, Samsung suspend business in Russia

Zara, Paypal, and Samsung have suspended operations in Russia over the Ukraine invasion joining a long list of western companies who try to put...