MENA News

  • Mar 17, 2013

    BADIR begins receiving applications for its second class of fellows

    Amman, Jordan, 18 March 2013 – BADIR, the Jordanian youth entrepreneurship initiative launched last year by Starbucks and the International Youth Foundation (IYF), has begun accepting its second round of applications from young social leaders across the Kingdom. Applications for the fellowship ...

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  • Dec 24, 2012

    BADIR initiative announces the first round of youth fellows

    Amman, Jordan, December 2012 – BADIR, the Jordanian youth entrepreneurship initiative launched earlier this year by Starbucks and the International Youth Foundation (IYF), is proud to announce the final selection of its 23 fellows. These social innovators and leaders comprise youth from around ...

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  • Dec 05, 2012

    Starbucks Green Leadership Academy Recognizes the Community Contributions of 21 Graduates

    Beirut, December 06, 2012: Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) and the AFDC recognized 21 youth environmental leaders at its first Green Leadership Academy (GLA) graduation on Thursday, December 6th. The ceremony, held at Starbucks Hamra store, highlighted the accomplishments of the graduates ...

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  • Nov 12, 2012

    Starbucks Reserve™ Ultra Premium Coffee Line Launches in Kuwait

    Kuwait, November 13, 2012 -- The world’s leading coffee retail chain has launched the Middle East’s first Starbucks Reserve™ at the glass-covered, cobble-stoned Grand Avenue – The Avenues, opening an entirely new chapter for Starbucks in the region. At almost 5,000 square ...

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  • Nov 11, 2012

    Starbucks hosts Khleifat’s book signing ceremony at City Mall store

    Amman, Jordan, November 12, 2012 – Starbucks has hosted the signing ceremony of well-known Jordanian writer Hind Khleifat’s latest book “Niswan ½ Com” which was written at Starbucks over a period of two years and inspired by its ambience.  The event, a gesture ...

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  • Nov 11, 2012

    Starbucks Launches Favourite Holiday Drinks

    Kuwait, November 12, 2012 - The ever popular Holiday Blend will make a triumphant return to Starbucks stores across the Middle East this week, as the coffee company with stores around the globe starts yet another annual countdown to the winter season. Customers in Kuwait can once more enjoy ...

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  • Oct 31, 2012

    Starbucks supports book swap event ahead of International Book Fair

    Kuwait,  1 November, 2012 –  In an event supported by Starbucks and organised by the Diwan Book Club in collaboration with the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, more than 600 book lovers swapped 4,309 books over a four day period to refresh their private libraries ...

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  • Sep 11, 2012

    Starbucks Launches the Flat White Espresso in Kuwait

    Kuwait, September 12, 2012: Starbucks has raised the bar yet another notch for espresso drinks this autumn by launching its new Flat White across Kuwait. Flat White is Starbucks’ first new core espresso beverage in 15 years. The rich velvety drink will give you the boost you need to start ...

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  • Aug 15, 2012

    Dulce De Leche Frappuccino is now here to stay!

    August 16, 2012: Remember that sweet and intense Dulce De Leche flavour, blended with coffee, milk and ice and finished with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce that you loved so much?  Reminisce no further. Brought back by popular demand is Starbucks’ ever popular Dulce ...

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  • Aug 13, 2012

    Starbucks celebrates Gergea'n with Bloggers and their families

    KUWAIT, August 14, 2012: In the spirit of the Holy Month of Ramadan, Starbucks celebrated Gergea’n with local bloggers and their families in a relaxed and festive evening on August 4, in Starbucks Behbehani Store. Among the many enjoyable Gergea’n activities that Starbucks organised ...

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