This Heart-Wrenching Documentary About Gaza Surfers Is a Must See

This Heart-Wrenching Documentary About Gaza Surfers Is a Must See

  Arab Film Festival Australia (AFFA) is a community-based and driven film festival that brings together the best of contemporary Arab cinema to Australian audiences. The festival provides a unique opportunity for cross-cultural exchange, dialogue and relationship building between Australia and Arab communities, from around the world.   Indeed, AFFA aims to address the contemporary […]

Kuwaiti Fouz Al Fahd Is THE Undisputed Social Media Goddess

Kuwaiti Fouz Al Fahd Is THE Undisputed Social Media Goddess

Fouz AKA the Kuwaiti social media queen, has been dominating  all our social media pages for some time now and we are not complaining! From YouTube to Snapchat to Instagram; it’s really not that hard to see why. Lately, we have been thinking that she deserves a title higher than queen, and that is why we […]

This Sahel Graffiti Mural Is All About Those Who Truly Run the World

This Sahel Graffiti Mural Is All About Those Who Truly Run the World

Graffiti is an art form that has been used time and time again to counter specific oppressive and dogmatic ideas. A good example of this is the the 25th of January revolution, a time when the streets of Cairo were transformed into canvases for people to express their thoughts.   Today’s story, however, comes from […]

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

By: Abdulhameed Afifi

Meanwhile in Tunisia – Of my paternal grandfather, I have only a few memories of summers when we visited the El Sekiffa palm grove. I remember him as an old man, tired from sickness and lying on a mattress in a room. My brothers and I were only allowed to go in quietly and give […]

Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Most Iconic Belly Dancers

Everything You Need to Know About the World’s Most Iconic Belly Dancers

  Dancing is an interpretive art from. It captivates the soul and mind; dancers inhale music, and exhale this very music as elegantly graceful and well-crafted moves.  This is why dancing is an internationally loved language.   Arabs are no exception to this international love for dance. One particular dance form that Arabs have always been […]

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

Pictures of a young gentleman by the name Asser have taken over social media by storm, possibly because he looks like the one and only Ostoora — the titular character in the cult favorite series starring Mohamed Ramadan.     One of the things that helped Ramadan transform into Egypt’s number one actor — besides […]

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

  Egypt doesn’t exactly have the reputation of being environmentally-friendly, but fortunately for us, more and more social enterprises have been trying to change that. In this article, we’ve decided to shed light on Greenish, the organization that has been leading the eco-vanguard to fight for a better and more sustainable future in Egypt and […]

Egyptians Teens Fangirling over Harry Styles in ‘Dunkirk’ at a Movie Theater Will Scare You

Egyptians Teens Fangirling over Harry Styles in ‘Dunkirk’ at a Movie Theater Will Scare You

Dunkirk is hands down the most talked about blockbuster of this summer. Everyone has been waiting impatiently for the movie ever since the reveal of the first trailer. This is, obviously, not surprising due to the fact that it’s a Christopher Nolan movie; a film director who is worshiped by cinephiles from all around the […]

This New Cairo Dance Studio for Kids Is Every Parent’s Dream Come True

This New Cairo Dance Studio for Kids Is Every Parent’s Dream Come True

  Schools have closed their doors and kids are going insane indoors. Every parent is looking for an energy outlet for their children, and we might have found you just the perfect spot. There is a new dance studio in New Cairo and kids are loving it.     After hearing so many good reviews […]

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 […]

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