Why This Heart-Wrenching Book About Syrians Is So Important

Why This Heart-Wrenching Book About Syrians Is So Important

The Syrian civil war started on the 15th of March 2011. Unfortunately, it is still an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict, fought primarily between the government of president Bashar al-Assad, and various forces opposing the government.     The war altered the lives of all Syrians, in ways no one could ever imagine. Which is why […]

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

Why Arabs Need to Drop Everything and Start Watching ‘Skam’ Right Now

  What is Skam? Why are some of your friends mentioning it on Social Media? Why is it that every time you go on Tumblr people are reblogging GIFs of Norwegian teenagers? Well, allow me to clear up your confusion.   Skam is your new favorite TV show. Okay wait, I know how it sounds because […]

An Epic List of Ramadan 2017 Mosalsalat Came Out And Mostafa Shaaban Already Won

An Epic List of Ramadan 2017 Mosalsalat Came Out And Mostafa Shaaban Already Won

OH MY GOD! Ramadan is less than two months away and we just can’t. We’re sorry if you feel like we’re exaggerating, but Ramadan’s mosalsalat (series) always have a huge impact on our lives. They give us the kind of drama that make people cry on social media, aka El-Ostooral; they give us catchphrases that we […]

Celebrating Egyptian Actor Ahmed Malek with Our Top 5 Movie Roles

Celebrating Egyptian Actor Ahmed Malek with Our Top 5 Movie Roles

In case you didn’t know, it’s Egyptian actor Ahmed Malek’s birthday. He turns 21 today! Let’s celebrate it our own way by giving you the top five roles he has played in his 11 years of acting; can you believe that he spent more than half his age acting?     Young Hassan El-Banna    […]

Celebrating Saeed Saleh: Laugh It Out with Saleh’s Timeless Sense of Humor

Celebrating Saeed Saleh: Laugh It Out with Saleh’s Timeless Sense of Humor

By Amira Gamal

    Since today’s the birthday of one of the main pillars of classical comedy in Egypt, Saeed Saleh – known for his most popular roles as “Sultan” in “El 3eyal Kebret” and “Morsi’ in “Madrasset El Moshaghbeen”, he’s also known for going off-script and still making the audience laugh their hearts out- we’ve decided to […]

Things You’ll Be Astonished to Know About Dhafer L’Abidine

Things You’ll Be Astonished to Know About Dhafer L’Abidine

    Before his sky-rocketing breakthrough in the Arab world, Dhafer L’Abidine played professional football in the Tunisian league soon after leaving school. However, he then decided that he wanted to take up acting and went to Britain to pursue his dream.     أيام الكورة 🙂 A photo posted by Dhafer L’Abidine ظافر العابدين (@dhaferlabidine) on […]

Why ‘Kara Para Ask’ (Black Money Love) Is THE Show to Watch Right Now

Why ‘Kara Para Ask’ (Black Money Love) Is THE Show to Watch Right Now

  Shout out to all the Turkish drama fans! If you haven’t started watching Kara Para Ask, then you are definitely MISSING OUT! It is the biggest series in Turkey these days, the most highly watched and most talked about on social media. With an outstanding cast, starring Engin Akyurek, known for his role as […]

Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Friend Who’s In A Crazy Relationship

Things You Wish You Could Tell Your Friend Who’s In A Crazy Relationship

Every now and then, one of your friends will be in a relationship – a ridiculous, crazy and emotionally exhausting relationship. As a friend, your sworn duty is to be fully and unconditionally supportive all the time and give valuable advice when due. However, under that calm and supportive facade you put on, there’s a tiny […]

Be A Nice Human Being

Be A Nice Human Being

Be a nice human being. Seems logical. We’ve all grown up with “be nice” on repeat by our parents. “Say hi to tante idontknowwho, Ghufran. Play with her daughter. Smile. Be nice!” But regardless of what we’ve grown up to believe, “being nice” seems to be a rarity in our everyday life. “Nice” people are […]