Arab Idol Winner Mohammed Assaf Goes on US Tour to Aid Palestinian Refugees

Arab Idol Winner Mohammed Assaf Goes on US Tour to Aid Palestinian Refugees

By Reem Tolba

  Palestinian pop singer Mohammed Assaf, who also happens to be the winner of Arab Idol’s second season, is currently on a US tour, for all the best reasons. Why, you ask? Because Assaf has already raised more than $275,000 for Palestinian refugees during his first half of the tour.   The “Promise for Palestine” […]

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Massive Fire in Israel Destroys Homes and Forces Evacuations

Massive Fire in Israel Destroys Homes and Forces Evacuations

by Ahmed Shoukry

  Pictures surfaced online of massive fires burning across Israel since Tuesday until now. “Fifty percent of these fires were caused by repeated arson, ” Gilad Erdan, Public Security Minister, told the media Thursday morning.     Fires have broken out in an open field bordering Haifa’s main fire station. Another fire broke out in Modi’in, […]

Egypt Delivers Humanitarian, Medical Aid to Kabul

Egypt Delivers Humanitarian, Medical Aid to Kabul

  Humanitarian aid and medical supplies arrived in Kabul Friday, as a sign of solidarity from Egypt to “the brotherly people of Afghanstan,” Afghan News reported Saturday. The cargo was arranged by the Egyptian Red Crescent Society in coordination with various government agencies, the site quoted an Egyptian Embassy in Kabul statement as saying.   Blankets, […]

Naguib Sawiris Offers $100 Million to Aid Refugees

Naguib Sawiris Offers $100 Million to Aid Refugees

  Europe is struggling to deal with a continuing influx of refugees from the Middle East, and Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has an unique offer: Give him the land, and he’ll invest $100 million to help them. In his latest offer, made public in a Forbes article yesterday, Sawiris is offering $100 million and other aid […]

Eight Billion Dollars in Donations for Egypt

    Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), apparently pleased with the ouster of the former President Mohamed Morsy, have approved $8 billion in aid to Egypt on Tuesday. The Saudi funds comprise a $2 billion central bank deposit, $2 billion in energy products, and $1 billion in cash, the Saudi Finance Minister […]