Princess Haya Just Opened a Center for Children with Special Needs

Princess Haya Just Opened a Center for Children with Special Needs

Princess Haya bint Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, just opened the High Hopes Pediatric Therapy Center — a fully integrated facility for children with moderate to complex special needs. The facility was developed by Majid and Lynn Jafar, who also funded the Center.     The […]

Marriott International’s Halloween-Themed Fundraising Event for Abu El-Rish Will Inspire You

Marriott International’s Halloween-Themed Fundraising Event for Abu El-Rish Will Inspire You

  Marriott International Properties in Egypt brought their spooky vibes to a Halloween-themed fundraising event last week in aid of Abu El Rish Children Hospital — to refurbish a unit that has been completely demolished.     Spooky Garden Walk is the first Spirit To Serve event in Egypt since Marriott International’s merger with Starwood last […]

Why Are David Beckham and Diego Maradona in Dubai?

Why Are David Beckham and Diego Maradona in Dubai?

By Reem Tolba

  Last weekend, David Beckham (AKA football legend and fine specimen of a human being) flew in for an event at City Walk in Dubai. Naturally, his existence got us curious as to why he is here.   Ever since 2005, Beckham has been a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF. After wearing our Detective Conan […]

Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

Menna Shalaby and Ahmed Malek Star in New Moving Campaign That Promotes Accessibility

  Helm Foundation just adopted a campaign that sheds light on a very important and critical matter —  a matter that most people, sadly, do not consider. There are around 14 million Egyptians with disabilities in this country, and the serious lack of accessibility comes as a big problem, especially when there’s so little potential […]

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

  Über den Tellerrand, which translates to “Beyond the Plate,” is a nonprofit organization in Berlin that connects refugees with Germans for meals and cooking classes.       Refugee chefs share recipes from home with the locals, they then cook the meals and eat them together, and in the process build friendships and get to […]

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 […]

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