Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince: A Machiavellian or a Man with a Vision?

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince: A Machiavellian or a Man with a Vision?

Social media platforms are full of “Game of Thrones: Saudi Edition” jokes, and honestly, we’re all here for them. What is currently happening in the Kingdom is something out of George R. R. Martin’s fantasy world. News of the anti-corruption campaign led by Saudi’s Crown Prince that included the arrest of at least 11 princes […]

Deputy Governor of Alexandria Arrested on Charges of Bribery

Deputy Governor of Alexandria Arrested on Charges of Bribery

The Deputy Governor of Alexandria – Soad Al Kholy – has been arrested this morning under five different charges of bribery.   According to Al-Ahram and Egypt Independent, Kholy received bribes from five different businessmen. The bribes amount to approximately 1 million EGP; the bribes were not paid in cash, they were paid in golden […]

Footage of Egyptian Food Truck Getting Brutally Confiscated Makes Social Media Angry

Footage of Egyptian Food Truck Getting Brutally Confiscated Makes Social Media Angry

This video, containing footage of a food truck, its equipment, and cooking utensils, getting confiscated by Egyptian authorities has caused a frenzy over social media platforms.   The food truck in question is owned and operated by two Egyptian women, Shaimaa and Yasmine. The two women are 31 year old graduates of reputable universities who […]

#JusticeForYves: How to Get away with Murder in Lebanon

#JusticeForYves: How to Get away with Murder in Lebanon

Last Friday night, Yves Nawfal was gunned down in Faraya. He had just been celebrating his 26th birthday with his friends at the pub Powder.     Step 1: Get into a bar fight   Earlier that evening, Nawfal was embroiled in a fight with one Charbel Georges Khalil, a local from Hrajel with a […]

Do the ‘Right’ Thing, Egypt

Do the ‘Right’ Thing, Egypt

On my way home from work recently, the usual insanity was unfolding. The insanity of driving in this country. With that fine intro, rest assured this isn’t about driving in Egypt. This is not the never ending copy of a copy of a copy of the article about “Driving in Egypt” you’ve seen plastered in […]