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7 Star Wars Locations That Actually Exist in the Middle East

7 Star Wars Locations That Actually Exist in the Middle East

As luck would have it, Star Wars fans absolutely do not have to own a Milliennium Falcon to travel to a galaxy far, far away to experience the franchise’s alien worlds. While CGI has inevitably played a large role in creating the fantastical sets, creator George Lucas found plenty of otherworldly landscapes right here on planet […]

Sherif Fayed Makes Egypt Proud at Stylist Arabia’s Social Media Awards 2017

Sherif Fayed Makes Egypt Proud at Stylist Arabia’s Social Media Awards 2017

  Stylist Arabia’s much-awaited Social Media Awards is back, and this time they are honoring 10 of the region’s most popular personalities.   The awards ceremony took place last night at The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City where nominees fought over nine categories such as travel, food and fitness compete for the prestigious Stylist Arabia Social […]

Yasmine Abdel-Aziz’s New Ramadan Series Shamelessly Rips Off ‘Split’ Movie Poster

Yasmine Abdel-Aziz’s New Ramadan Series Shamelessly Rips Off ‘Split’ Movie Poster

“Can I copy your homework?”       “Yeah, just change it up a bit so it doesn’t look obvious that you copied from me”       Synergy just released the promo for Yasmine Abdel-Aziz’s new TV series for Ramadan with the title “Harbana Menha” (which translates to an Egyptian idiom that means a […]

Is Lara Scandar the Middle East’s Taylor Swift?

Is Lara Scandar the Middle East’s Taylor Swift?

by Yasmine Ansari

  If there is one thing that the world has identified Taylor Swift with it is her squad of fierce women who stand firmly and sassily against sexism and boyfriend drama.   Well, let us tell that we found the Middle Eastern version of T Swift and she perfectly fits her entourage of successful and gorgeous […]

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 […]

Egyptian TV Host Goes on Air, Husband Divorces Her

Egyptian TV Host Goes on Air, Husband Divorces Her

  A viral video from an Egyptian TV channel called LTC showed a breakup like no other. The TV host answered the phone call which was later revealed to be her husband. He then asked his wife, “why did you go on air [work] without asking my permission?” She answers her husband by saying, “I […]

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

As one of most successful Middle-Eastern films, the impact of Children of Heaven continues to resonate even 20 years later. Directed by Majid Majidi and shot in the city of Tehran, the film follows a young boy named Ali and his sister Zahra as they search for a new pair of shoes, not wishing to […]

Here’s How You Can Drive a Lamborghini Free for a Day in Dubai

Here’s How You Can Drive a Lamborghini Free for a Day in Dubai

The biggest VW meet in the Middle East!💪😎 Today we took 150 VW’s on the track and around Dubai! 🔥This modified restored beetle led the pack. 👌👏What a day!! Check my stories for more!#dubdrive @volkswagenme A post shared by Alex Hirschi 💁 (@supercarblondie) on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:26am PDT   Driving a supercar is […]

Let’s Celebrate Nadia El Gendy’s Version of Game of Thrones for Sinai Liberation Day

Let’s Celebrate Nadia El Gendy’s Version of Game of Thrones for Sinai Liberation Day

  It’s the time of the year when Egypt celebrates Sinai Liberation Day and our feeds are nothing but photos of our brave soldiers fighting the enemy to get our land back, and celebrating the final withdrawal of all Israeli military forces from the Sinai Peninsula in 1982. But to our surprise, this year two […]

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ with a Shaabi Twist Is Your New Favorite Song

Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ with a Shaabi Twist Is Your New Favorite Song

  It’s no surprise that Arabs love Ed Sheeran, so it was only about time until his latest hit “Shape of You” got its own Shaabi twist.   Egyptian DJ, Ramy BlaZin, who is notoriously famous for making Rihanna’s “Diamonds” sound like it came straight outta Imbaba is back at it again; this time with […]