Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

The results of the first round of the French Presidential Elections are in, and Emmanuel Macron is in the lead with 23.9% of the vote, and Marie Le Pen is in second place with 21.4% of the vote.     This means that Macron and Le Pen will be going head to head for the […]

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

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 […]

The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The Arab world has always been misrepresented in literature, movies, media, and art. Video games are no exception to this rule as we’re often seen portraying terrorists, enemies, or hostile beings. We’re basically the bad guys, forever.     In this day and age, video games have established themselves as a form of mainstream media […]

How Us Arabs Use Philosophy in Our Everyday Lives Without Even Knowing

How Us Arabs Use Philosophy in Our Everyday Lives Without Even Knowing

  Most people assume that philosophy is quite a boring topic, and yes, I get why they would think that. But as a philosophy enthusiast, I can tell you that it really isn’t as boring as some might think. In fact, I’d like to prove that we use philosophy in our everyday lives, but we […]

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

by Salma Hossam

  The Twitter has been going crazy with the #WeMetOnTwitter hashtag recently. From the cutest love stories that will make you aww, to the most awkward encounters and so on, this hashtag is the absolute best. I’ve compiled a list of tweets from Arabs about #WeMetOnTwitter.                   […]

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

by Salma Hossam

As always, Arabs’ sense of humor never fails to put a smile on our faces. Every time something happens, we Arabs are the first ones to start making fun of it. We often do that in the form of creating memes. We compiled a list of the funniest memes made by Arabs for Valentine’s Day that’ll […]

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

Silicon Valley is up in arms following news of US President Donald Trump’s 90-day ban of immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as a 120-day ban of all refugees.   As a powerhouse of the global economy, the US is a top recipient of every other country’s brain drain. This means it […]

Here’s Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Here’s Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Selam El-MalkyHere's Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Growing up in California, I was always the odd one out. I was too brown to blend in with the white kids, too Arab to bond with the Mexicans, and too white to hang out with the black kids. As far as I knew, mine was the only Yemeni family in all California– my house was […]

Amazon to Walk Away from $1 Billion Deal to Buy Souq.com

Amazon to Walk Away from $1 Billion Deal to Buy Souq.com

US sales giant Amazon has reportedly walked away from talks to acquire Dubai-based Souq.com after a disagreement over the price.     Bloomberg reported that the e-commerce business is now seeking other potential investors and is negotiating with mall operator Majid Al Futtaim. A few months ago, Amazon.com was in talks to acquire Souq.com for about $1 […]

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