This 15-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Is Programming Professional Games

This 15-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Is Programming Professional Games

Bilal Shahin, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy from the Gaza Strip, has taught himself to produce professional-standard computer games. He has developed 20 games over the past three years, one of which — Flappy Attack Crush — is available on Google Play Store.     “My love of computer games prompted me to learn the production languages […]

Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

In my opinion, there are two types of people. The first kind of people are those who own up to their faults and who they are as people, even when and if they are in the wrong. The second kind are those who not only posses double standards, but would never own up to having […]

‘The Boy Who Dances with Dogs’ Is Back in the Streets of Cairo

‘The Boy Who Dances with Dogs’ Is Back in the Streets of Cairo

Back in March, we heard the story about Abd El-Rahman, known as “The Boy Who Dances With Dogs.” The 11 -year-old was a homeless boy who lived in the streets of Downtown Cairo along with his loyal friends; stray dogs.   The story touched the hearts of so many Egyptians, and immediately after Youm7 published […]

Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity Promises to Take Care of ‘The Boy Who Dances with Dogs’

Egypt’s Ministry of Social Solidarity Promises to Take Care of ‘The Boy Who Dances with Dogs’

The story of the young Egyptian homeless boy, Abd El-Rahman, went viral earlier today and made a whole nation, in a matter of hours, sympathize with the boy and try and help him.   It all started when Youm7 reported his story calling it “The boy who dances with dogs.” Abd El-Rahman went homeless after […]

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

Not every fashion blogger is a 20-something female with an unhealthy Armani obsession. In fact, the newest crop of blogging sensations are selfie-savvy dapper men, following in the footsteps of industry trailblazers like Bryanboy. These Arab men are lining up to talk about what’s in their closet, what’s happening with fashion in the Middle East […]

Photoshopped Images Of The Aleppo Boy Is Taking Social Platforms By Storm

Photoshopped Images Of The Aleppo Boy Is Taking Social Platforms By Storm

    The image of the Syrian 5-year-old boy, Omran Daqneesh, went viral on social media platforms as the true horror of Syria’s crisis was graphically brought home to the masses.   The little boy was rescued from a building in Aleppo after being destructed by an airstrike; he seemed to be in shock and in […]

25 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Do At 25

25 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Do At 25

  I’ve made many mistakes in life, so many so that if I had a reality show it’d be called “I F*cked Up So You Didn’t Have To” because I’m caring like that. As I approach my quarter life crisis (25), I have lived, learned, and f*cked up big time, all for the sake of […]

I Dated Two Friends at the Same Time and This Is What Happened

I Dated Two Friends at the Same Time and This Is What Happened

  It’s cliche to say but the heart wants what it wants, and some times the heart wants things it really shouldn’t. When I met my Hady, I didn’t think it would amount to anything serious, but love can blind us all. I was charmed by his demeanor, looks, and witty persona but his affection […]

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

Its common, expected even,  disgusting nonetheless but sexual harassment in the Middle East is something myself and many women in the region have unfortunately become accustomed to. We all have our own ways of dealing with it: ignoring the harasser, talking back, or a good slap to the face. The thing is we thought we’d […]