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Mohamed Rashed


Mohamed is a political science graduate. He's half Egyptian/half Bahraini, born in Dubai. He's really passionate about travelling, philosophy, politics, and movies. He'd always choose to live in the Shire, study in Hogwarts, and die in Westeros

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Oscar-winning actor/director Forest Whitaker is going to be feted at El Gouna Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award. Whitaker, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin, in “The Last King of Scotland,” was praised by the El Gouna’s artistic director, Intishal Al Timimi, for playing roles with “significant social and human dimensions.” […]

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

The Muslim Youth Camp of California: An Inside Look at Young Muslims in the US

Founded in 1961, the Muslim Youth Camp of California was the nation’s first sleepaway camp of its kind, an early experiment that mixed Islamic studies and rustic Americana. With a history stretching from Presidents John F. Kennedy to Donald Trump, the camp has helped shape the identities of thousands of Muslim children, many of whom […]

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

This 15-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Is Programming Professional Games

This 15-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Is Programming Professional Games

Bilal Shahin, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy from the Gaza Strip, has taught himself to produce professional-standard computer games. He has developed 20 games over the past three years, one of which — Flappy Attack Crush — is available on Google Play Store.     “My love of computer games prompted me to learn the production languages […]

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

Syrian traveler, Mouaz Al-Nass, was captured in a video reciting the Islamic Adhan (call to prayer), at Alhambra Palace in Spain, and it’s going extremely viral — for all the right reasons.   Although Alhambra Palace has a huge historical value to Islam, Adhan hasn’t been performed there for over 500 years, making Al-Nass’ recitation […]

District 2020: Dubai to Announce Mega Project at Cityscape

District 2020: Dubai to Announce Mega Project at Cityscape

  The National just reported that Dubai will unveil the legacy development of the Expo 2020 at Cityscape Global this week — exciting, right?   They’ll be showcasing the mega project that will ultimately become a contributor to Dubai’s long-term economic growth, once the global business event in the emirate concludes.   District 2020 will include 65,000 […]

Here’s How the UAE Is Helping Emiratis in the US During Hurricane Irma

Here’s How the UAE Is Helping Emiratis in the US During Hurricane Irma

The government of the United Arab Emirates is once again setting an example, for all other states, on how they immensely care for the well-being and security of their citizens! After Hurricane Harvey ripped through Houston, Hurricane Irma is doing the same to the state of Florida.     While Irma already hit and destroyed […]

Chris Rock Is Coming to the Middle East

Chris Rock Is Coming to the Middle East

American actor/comedian/producer/best person ever, Chris Rock, will be performing at the Dubai World Trade Center Halls 3 and 4 on January 5, 2018.  Those who have registered for pre-sale can start buying today at 12 pm, and the exclusive opportunity closes one hour before general sale begins on September 13 at 12 pm.     […]

Astronaut Captures a Photograph of Mecca Literally Shining from Space

Astronaut Captures a Photograph of Mecca Literally Shining from Space

Russian astronaut, Sergey Ryazanskiy, recently shared some amazing images of the Grand Mosque in Mecca taken from space, and they literally look out of this world.   A post shared by Sergey Ryazanskiy (@sergeyiss) on Sep 4, 2017 at 12:49pm PDT   He captioned the post: “The holiest place in the Islamic world. #Mecca is […]

13 Decomposed Bodies of Egyptian Men Found in Libyan Desert

13 Decomposed Bodies of Egyptian Men Found in Libyan Desert

Libyan media outlets reported to Al Arabiya and Khaleej Times, that 13 — or more — decomposed bodies of Egyptian men and their passports were just found in a desert in Libya.     Alwasat news website reported that the bodies of illegal Egyptian migrants were found near Jaghbub Oasis, south of Tobruk. A military source […]