Sushi Restaurants in Bahrain That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Sushi Restaurants in Bahrain That Are Actually Worth Your Money

Gulf countries are blessed with some of the freshest seafood in the region. Expats from the Far East are a huge portion of our population, which makes sense why we have a huge variety of Asian restaurants.   As a Bahraini, I can personally assure you that sushi places in the Kingdom of Bahrain are […]

Al Jazeera Offices Were Shut down in Saudi Arabia

Al Jazeera Offices Were Shut down in Saudi Arabia

  Shortly after Saudi Arabia announced it had cut ties with Qatar, the Kingdom also shut  Al Jazeera’s office in Saudi Arabia — Qatar’s influential satellite channel.   The State of Qatar owns Middle Eastern broadcasting giant Al Jazeera, which has 80 offices all over the world, and is funded by Qatar.     In […]

Here’s What the Great Mosque of Mecca Looks Like from Space

Here’s What the Great Mosque of Mecca Looks Like from Space

  Millions of Muslims flock towards the world’s largest mosque in Saudi Arabia for hajj and umrah pilgrimages.     The Great Mosque of Mecca is known for looking pretty glorious. But, just like us, we’re pretty sure you’ve wondered how the ginormous mosque looks from afar — specifically space.     A new satellite […]

Donald Trump Doing a Sword Dance in Saudi Arabia Is the Cringiest Thing You’ll Watch Today

Donald Trump Doing a Sword Dance in Saudi Arabia Is the Cringiest Thing You’ll Watch Today

  Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia commenced this weekend, and the US President is already causing chatter — mainly because of his dance moves.   Trump and his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, attempted to get their groove on with Saudi saber bearers during a traditional welcoming sword dance, seemingly celebrating the multibillion arms […]

Donald Trump Arrives in Saudi Arabia on First Overseas Visit of Presidency

Donald Trump Arrives in Saudi Arabia on First Overseas Visit of Presidency

  US President, Donald Trump, has touched down in Saudi Arabia on Saturday morning as he sought to escape, if just briefly, the scandals and the chaos that have engulfed his administration back home.   Stepping off Air Force One in 38 degrees Celsius heat with his wife Melania, Mr Trump and his entourage received […]

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 […]

Saudi Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz Gets ‘Fired’ from Vogue Arabia

Saudi Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz Gets ‘Fired’ from Vogue Arabia

  The Saudi princess at the helm of the newly launched Vogue Arabia claims she was fired from her post as editor-in-chief after just two print issues of the luxury fashion magazine.   Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, who had no previous editing experience, was appointed by Condé Nast International in July, ahead of the title’s first […]

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

by Rana Elhawary

In November 2016, The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court reached a verdict regarding the Tiran and Sanafir Treaty. The verdict that was issued stated that Tiran and Sanafir were Egyptian islands and, correspondingly, the treaty made with Saudi Arabia is illegal, as it would require the surrendering of Egyptian territory to a foreign government.     […]

It Snowed in Saudi Arabia and the Twitterverse Went Crazy

It Snowed in Saudi Arabia and the Twitterverse Went Crazy

by Salma Iraqui

  Throughout the past few days the climate of Saudi Arabia witnessed a huge change. Images of snow covering sandy areas have been circulating around the Internet and the Saudi Twitterverse has been going insane.     The snow covered Northern Saudi Arabia in Shaqraa and Tabouk, and national securities are warning their citizens of […]

9 Celebrities That Need to Be on Saturday Night Live Bel 3araby

9 Celebrities That Need to Be on Saturday Night Live Bel 3araby

Can we just take a moment to thank the producers who bring SNL Arabia to our TVs every week? Like seriously, it’s one of the most creative shows ever produced in the Middle East. Yes, you’ve got that right! The cast is stopping at absolutely nothing to make us laugh our bottoms off! Oh, can we […]