7 Books You Should Read When You’re Going Through a Breakup

7 Books You Should Read When You’re Going Through a Breakup

by Rana Awadalla

Books have the power to heal almost anything. Books give advice, experience and knowledge, they do not judge, you may be surprised by how much easier it becomes to overcome difficulties with a good book and a cup of tea.   Books are silent. They do not interrupt you; they do not impose their views. […]

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

  Mecca gets particularly crowded during the holy month of Ramadan. To ensure worshipers to remain as safe as possible, Saudi Arabia deployed pilots flying Black Hawk Choppers above Mecca’s Royal Clock Tower, monitoring and ensuring the safety of those on the ground.     A photographer took photos of two of the pilots breaking […]

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

by Shams Farid

Growing up, Thanaweya Amma was going to be the death of me. I worried so much about getting really bad scores; mainly because of my mom’s shouting, and what my neighbors will think of me.   In the age of Insta Stories and konafa bel avocado, everyone still feels the same about Thanaweya Amma — […]

Qatar, You Can’t Sit with Us

Qatar, You Can’t Sit with Us

Foreign policy in the Arab World has just become more intense and dramatic, as Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE and Yemen just broke off diplomatic ties with Qatar. Representatives of the countries’ Ministries of Foreign Affairs claimed that the decision came as a direct consequence of Qatar’s support for terrorism, and terrorist organizations.   […]

NASA’s Stunning Photos Reveal Dubai’s Urbanization over the Last 4 Decades

NASA’s Stunning Photos Reveal Dubai’s Urbanization over the Last 4 Decades

Dubai Media Office just released some pictures that showcase the urbanization process of Dubai from 1977 till 2017, and they look amazing. The stunning time-lapse by NASA reveals the immense change that took place over the last four decades.     Dubai went from being a mere desert in 1977 to a very modern urbanized […]

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 […]

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 […]

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

That Time Steve Aoki Was More Arab Than You

Bahrain’s Formula 1 took place last week and it had a killer lineup that not only car-racing fans will enjoy. It included none other than the Grammy-nominated electronic dance superstar Steve Aoki.   Bahrain Grand Prix is a Formula One Championship race in Bahrain that is sponsored by Gulf Air. It started in 2004 and is considered the first […]

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

5 Places that Prove Bahrain is an Underrated Holiday Destination

The Arab world is packed with beautiful touristic destinations. People already acknowledge the beauty of visiting Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and the UAE; but have they every thought about going to Bahrain? Well, you should!   I myself am a Bahraini citizen who lives in Egypt that rarely visits Bahrain; only recently, I traveled to my […]

Things Our Society Must Stop Telling Victims of Harassment

Things Our Society Must Stop Telling Victims of Harassment

  One of the most Egyptian things a person could do is to give unsolicited advice (mostly in a derogatory way) to shame the person for saying something or stand up for themselves. It could be from loved ones to complete strangers who think they’re collecting bonus points by giving you their two-cents. Women, especially, […]

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