Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Emmy

Meet the First Muslim Actor to Win an Emmy

by Shams Ahmed

British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed won the Emmy for best actor in a limited series or a television movie last night for his performance in The Night Of. His win meant more than just an award.     Ahmed became the first Muslim actor, as well as the first South-Asian actor, to win an acting Emmy […]

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

We’ve all been there. The worst feeling you could possibly ever have is traveling and reaching your destination without your luggage.   For a moment it feels like your life is ruined, you are helpless and it makes things ten times worse if your work equipment is in that lost luggage. That’s exactly what happened […]

Wahet Al-Ghoroub: The Historical Drama That’ll Steal Your Heart This Ramadan

Wahet Al-Ghoroub: The Historical Drama That’ll Steal Your Heart This Ramadan

by Farah Andil

Keeping up with Ramadan’s mosalsalat race is an impossible mission. Egypt’s booming TV industry is making it extremely difficult for everyone to watch everything. As a result, many great series go unnoticed; Wahet Al-Ghoroub is one of them.     Unlike other Ramadan mosalsalat that focus on the romantic love lives and betrayals of its characters, […]

Foreigners Just Discovered Miswak and We Absolutely Can’t Stop Laughing

Foreigners Just Discovered Miswak and We Absolutely Can’t Stop Laughing

  For over 7000 years, miswak has been used by Arabs all over the world as an alternative to teeth brushing by a toothbrush and paste. The all natural brushing tool made of arak has antibacterial and anti-decay properties as well as a distinctive odor that leaves the mouth fresh and clean.   So, it’s […]

English Stand-Up Comedian Eddie Izzard to Perform at DXBLaughs Festival

English Stand-Up Comedian Eddie Izzard to Perform at DXBLaughs Festival

  This is definitely sad news to wake up to as comedian Sean Lock has been forced to postpone his gig at Dubai World Trade Centre in April. It’s not all bad though because Eddie Izzard has stepped into the breach to ensure the city’s comedy appetite will be sated.   One of the world’s […]

Olly Murs to Perform at Yas Island in April

Olly Murs to Perform at Yas Island in April

  Why does it feel so good but hurt so bad? Our favorite “Troublemaker” will be coming to the UAE very soon to perform some of our favorite hits.   British pop star, Olly Murs, will be performing on April 28th at Yas Island’s du Forum Arena in Abu Dhabi, bringing his 2017 Spring Tour […]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has informed all senior diplomats that the international community must show “moral leadership” by speaking out against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban.     Khan will urge global leaders to condemn the US President’s “cruel, prejudiced and counterproductive” policy as he hosts the largest ever gathering of ambassadors and dignitaries at City Hall.   […]

Get Ready for Christmas the Same Way as the British Embassy in the UAE

Get Ready for Christmas the Same Way as the British Embassy in the UAE

  One of 2016’s biggest discoveries was the Mannequin Challenge. Who knew standing still could be so much fun? The British Embassy in the UAE, of course.   The British Embassy has joined the Mannequin Challenge craze and have posted how they’re celebrating the festive season in the UAE. From members of the embassy on […]

UK Tourists: ‘Sharm El-Sheikh Is Safer Than France’

UK Tourists: ‘Sharm El-Sheikh Is Safer Than France’

  UK has been suspending direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh ever since the Russian plane fatal crash last year, but that didn’t stop the Brits. Going against their government’s warnings, UK tourists insist on flying to Sharm and they seem to be enjoying it.   40-year-old Simon Woodward, an events manager from north London, spent […]

Celebrating JK Rowling and Harry Potter: All the JK Rowling Witty Tweets

Celebrating JK Rowling and Harry Potter: All the JK Rowling Witty Tweets

    Hey, Potter-heads! It’s the 31st of July! It’s the day two very precious persons were born, happy birthday lovely people! Some hours ago Rowling was celebrated with a very British cake:   “I got a cake in the shape of King’s Cross at midnight”  Via Rowling’s Twitter.       We have to celebrate […]