You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

You Won’t Believe What ‘The Raw Story’ Did with This Journalist’s Photo

  In a stunningly bad misstep, news website ‘The Raw Story’ used a picture of journalist Noor Tagouri as the featured image in an article titled, “Wife of Pulse nightclub killer Omar Mateen arrested.”   Tagouri is not Mateen’s wife.     It seems the website thought any old image of a Muslim-looking woman would […]

What Arab Men Can Learn from Ryan Gosling’s Golden Globes Speech

What Arab Men Can Learn from Ryan Gosling’s Golden Globes Speech

by Menna Abu-Zahra

  As you probably already know, Ryan Gosling just snatched the Best Actor in a Comedy Award at the 2017 Golden Globes. While this came as no surprise to anyone, because, hello have you watched La La Land. What was surprising though, and more importantly very touching was his speech.     After addressing his […]

Celebrities Who Chose Arab Designers for Golden Globes 2017

Celebrities Who Chose Arab Designers for Golden Globes 2017

by Menna Abu-Zahra

Who doesn’t love a fashion round up of the Golden Globes, or any other similar event for that matter. We’d have to say no one. So, we scoured the Internet to find out which of our favorite celebs wore an Arab designer, and we loved what we saw, and we bet you will too. So, […]

US State Dept Warns Americans Against Traveling to Egypt

US State Dept Warns Americans Against Traveling to Egypt

Last month we finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel after the US State department removed Egypt from the travel warning list, adding that cautionary measures should be taken while travelling to Europe due to fear of ISIS suicidal attacks. We genuinely thought there is hope for our country to survive this […]

This Arabic Billboard Has a Really Important Message for Donald Trump

This Arabic Billboard Has a Really Important Message for Donald Trump

By Karima ElNesr

  Okay so, in less than a month, the “Islamophobe of the year” could possibly become the president of the United States. Some people in America understand how scary that fact is and have decided to do something about it. An anti-Trump billboard has been put up by Nuisance Committee super PAC (a committee that was started […]

What the New Dollar Rate of EGP 13 Will Get You Abroad

What the New Dollar Rate of EGP 13 Will Get You Abroad

By Menna Abu-Zahra

  Lately, we’ve heared news of the US dollar reaching new highs in the black market but we never thought it’d be this bad. A little bird just told us that USD 1 has reached EGP 13, others even say it could reach EGP 18. We are no Economist, but that means only one thing: […]

Clinton, Trump and the Middle East

Clinton, Trump and the Middle East

  If there was a Hollywood for real-life action it would be the Middle East, the mother of all civil and uncivil wars, a region that cannot be left out in an electoral debate, such as the one between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump.   The Middle East made its entrance on the debate’s stage when […]

More People in the US Diagnosed with Hepatitis A Linked to Strawberries from Egypt

More People in the US Diagnosed with Hepatitis A Linked to Strawberries from Egypt

  As the toll rises to 89 people with hepatitis A in the States, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local officials are investigating the outbreak of the illnesses linked to the frozen strawberries that were imported from Egypt.   Almost all the patients interviewed reported that they […]

The Cry of the Youngest Bomb Attack Survivor Is the Most Beautiful Sound You’ll Hear Today

The Cry of the Youngest Bomb Attack Survivor Is the Most Beautiful Sound You’ll Hear Today

By Souad Lazkani

  The cry of the youngest bomb attack survivor is the most beautiful sound you’ll hear today. It’s such a contradictory situation when life beats death in war torn Syria. This is the amazing moment when a Syrian newborn cries for the first time –after a barrel bomb almost kills his pregnant mother.   Salute […]

Muslims in Washington, DC Pray in This Church on Fridays

Muslims in Washington, DC Pray in This Church on Fridays

  With all the world’s unfairness, sometimes, just sometimes, good things actually happen in it. What we’re referring to is the church in America -Washington, DC to be specific- that offers its main hall on Fridays for Muslims to practice Jumu’ah prayers because of the lack of mosques in that area.   If that is […]

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