Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Young entrepreneurs in the Middle East — especially Egypt — have been turning heads for the last few years, as they overcome cultural and other barriers. If you haven’t been living under a rock, then you’ll definitely know all about Anuket. But, if you do happen to be one of those people that have no […]

These Abu Dhabi Cab Drivers Just Got the Most Heartfelt Gift from Etihad Airways

These Abu Dhabi Cab Drivers Just Got the Most Heartfelt Gift from Etihad Airways

By: Farah Andil

The UAE crowned 2017 as the “Year of Giving,” and nothing beats reuniting UAE-based workers with their families back in their homelands. With the help of social media influencer Abdul Aziz Baz, Eithad Airways have turned that dream into a reality for three lucky Abu Dhabi cab drivers.     Baz posted a video on […]

Dubai to Establish the World’s First Collective Endowment Park

Dubai to Establish the World’s First Collective Endowment Park

by Farah Andil

The city of Dubai, which is renowned for incorporating innovation into its economic, commercial and cultural goals, is now blending this sentiment into charity!   Dubai is currently working on establishing the first collective-endowment park in the world – the Endowment Park project which will be established by Dubai Municipality and Mohammed bin Rashid Global […]

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

by Farah Andil

If you’re between the ages of 18-23, then you’ve probably come across Omar Sharawy at some point in your Egyptian college life. 24-year-old Sharawy has been an inspiration to so many college – aged students for many years, before he popped up on our TV screens for the 57357 children’s cancer hospital ad.     Sharawy […]

Guess Who Topped Google’s List of Top Trending TV Shows in Ramadan 2017

Guess Who Topped Google’s List of Top Trending TV Shows in Ramadan 2017

Ramadan is the real life version of the Arab world’s Hunger Games, and not just beacuse we are literally fasting, but also because its the time for a blood – bath feud between for TV shows, TV series and advertisements.   And, in case the situation was not already saturated with competition, Google has just […]

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

  Nothing is as refreshing as seeing younger generations use their limited resources and the power of social media to spread well. The latest viral good deed has been made by three Egyptian high school students, Muhammed Essam Abdou, Mohamed Essam, and Mohamed Magdy.   “Sandwich 3l7eet,” which translates to “Sandwich on the Wall,” is […]

Princess Haya Feeds 30,000 Families to Honor Her Late Parents

Princess Haya Feeds 30,000 Families to Honor Her Late Parents

والد الأردنيين حي في قلوبنا الى الأبد The father of all Jordanians forever in our hearts A photo posted by Haya Bint Al Hussein (@hrhprincesshaya) on Feb 7, 2017 at 12:58am PST   Honoring the memory of her parents – the late King Hussein bin Talal and Queen Alia Al Hussein, Princess Haya bint Hussein; […]

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

Egyptian Woman Opens a Nursery in Hay El-Zabbalin and Here’s How You Can Help

  In a cruel world where everyone is out for themselves, it’s always refreshing to see someone who goes out of their way to help the less forunate. Hay El-Zabbalin (translates to The Garbage Neighborhood) is a shanty town at the base of Mokattam Hills on the outskirts of Cairo. Garbage collectors have made a living over the years in […]

Farida Khamis: Philanthropist, Businesswoman, Supermom

Farida Khamis: Philanthropist, Businesswoman, Supermom

Farida Khamis is an amazing woman: she’s a wife and mother, a philanthropist who has raised millions for those in need, and is the Vice President of Corporate Finance at Oriental Weavers – one of the largest companies in Egypt, established by her father in the late 1970s.   After graduating from the American University […]

This Video of Batman Playing with a Refugee Kid Will Literally Shatter Your Heart into Pieces

This Video of Batman Playing with a Refugee Kid Will Literally Shatter Your Heart into Pieces

  War Child Holland released a video on June 30, 2016 of a young refugee boy playing around the refugee camp he lives in with Batman. We soon realize that Batman is not actually there, and it was the boy’s dad all along. “Fantasy is often the only way to escape reality,” the video says. […]

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