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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

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 […]

Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Egypt to Restore Flights to Russia Really Soon?

Moscow suspended flights to and from Egypt after an Airbus A321 plane en route from Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed on the Sinai Peninsula as a result of an explosion on board on October 31, 2015.   The incident was subsequently qualified by Russia as a terrorist act, killed all 224 people aboard and Daesh claimed the responsibility for the attack.     Russia suggested a joint […]

Sliders: The Ultimate Proof That Size Doesn’t Matter

Sliders: The Ultimate Proof That Size Doesn’t Matter

When choosing a place to eat, I consider several things: food quality, prices, cheese, and portion size! The first time I visited Sliders with a friend, I wasn’t really excited; primarily because of the very definition of the word “sliders.”     ‘Slider’ is an American term for a small sandwich. And I – as […]

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

  On Tuesday, Donald Trump terminated DACA, the Obama-era program that protects the so-called Dreamers from deportation, putting the fate of nearly 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants into uncertainty.   To begin with, for those who do not know what DACA is, it stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is an American immigration policy founded by […]

‘Iraqi Sniper’: the Response All Arabs Needed to ‘American Sniper’

‘Iraqi Sniper’: the Response All Arabs Needed to ‘American Sniper’

In 2014, Clint Eastwood directed “American Sniper”: a biographical war drama film based on the autobiographical memoir, under the same name. Needless to say, the film was a huge success, with an international gross of over $547 million. The film was also the highest grossing film of 2014 in the United States ($350 million).   Bradley […]