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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

The Nile Hilton Incident: The Egyptian Movie Everyone Is Talking About

The Nile Hilton Incident: The Egyptian Movie Everyone Is Talking About

  A cinephile like myself is always proud when an Egyptian movie makes waves internationally; and that is exactly what Egyptian director Tarik Saleh’s new movie is doing. The Nile Hilton Incident received very positive reviews from leading film magazines — such as Variety and Hollywood Reporter — for all the right reasons.     Earlier this year, the movie […]

The World’s Most Expensive Pillow Is Coming to Dubai

The World’s Most Expensive Pillow Is Coming to Dubai

  Can you believe that the most expensive pillow in the world costs 210,000 AED? Yup, you read that right. Right now, let’s just not focus on the fact that the pillow will cost more than anything you will probably ever purchase in your life.   The pillow is coming to INDEX at Dubai World […]

Sheikh Hamdan Joins LinkedIn to ‘Communicate with the Public’

Sheikh Hamdan Joins LinkedIn to ‘Communicate with the Public’

  Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Dubai’s Crown Prince, is expanding his already active social media presence. The prince stated on his Twitter account that he will be joining LinkedIn to use it as a platform to “communicate with the public.”   أنت القائد والـملهم .. وستبقى #القمة_العالمية_للحكومات #استئناف_الحضارة A post shared by Fazza (@faz3) on […]

There’s a New Restaurant in Cairo That’s Prison-Themed

There’s a New Restaurant in Cairo That’s Prison-Themed

  It’s not surprise that Egyptians love food. New restaurants and cafes open every week to meet up with Cairo’s huge demand. In such a competitive market, some restaurants nowadays use unique themes to attract their customers; as people got used to the ordinary way of presenting food.     Garemt Akl (Food Crime) is […]

7 Conspiracy Theories Most Arabs Actually Believe

7 Conspiracy Theories Most Arabs Actually Believe

People, especially Arabs, love to get behind conspiracy theories. We’re talking about the crackpot ones that absolutely make no sense. They stand behind them, even when there’s no proof whether it’s actually true or not.     How can one confirm or deny the existence of a top-secret plan, unannounced political incident, or the hidden […]

#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

The empowering hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim is trending on Twitter, and it’s giving a voice and a platform to black Muslims everywhere. The hashtag was launched by the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative.     The main aim of the hashtag is to start a conversation surrounding the topic. Every since it launched, the hashtag has gone viral, with thousands […]

Reasons Why Alburouj Is Leading the Real Estate Market

Reasons Why Alburouj Is Leading the Real Estate Market

  Capital Group Property has made it clear that they are hands down leading the real estate market. There two reasons to backup this claim; their commitment to standards, and how they put their clientele in the heart of every decision.   With a cluttered real estate market, and clients having to choose among different developers, […]

New Zealand Considers the Laptop Ban on Flights from the Middle East

New Zealand Considers the Laptop Ban on Flights from the Middle East

  New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English just announced that they’re considering to raise the security against flights from Muslim countries in the Middle east.   The new rules would follow similar measures taken last month by USA, UK, and Australia. Minister of Transport told Reuters in an interview in Dubai that “The New Zealand […]

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

A group of young Egyptians started a social media campaign with the hashtag #Ermeha (throw it) to help and encourage smokers to quit. The campaign aims to raise awareness on the side effects and dangers of smoking, and also shows support to smokers who want to quit.     The campaign uses various methods in their posts […]