5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

by Victoria Greene

Depending on where in the world you live, finding ingredients for some of the Middle East’s most mouthwatering recipes can be tricky. In a zone fraught with conflict, the region’s delicious cuisine is perhaps one of its most unifying factors.     So if you’re planning a traditional recipe away from home, where do you […]

Ahmed Elmohamady’s Most Memorable Moments That You Really Need to Know

Ahmed Elmohamady’s Most Memorable Moments That You Really Need to Know

by Youssef Wael

Egyptian football player, Ahmed Elmohamady, turns 30 today *automatically sings “Sana Helwa Ya Gameel“* and there is no other way to honor Egypt’s longest serving football player in England other than by looking back to some of his unforgettable moments and achievements.     Firstly, Elmohamady’s record has surpassed ex-Spurs striker, Ahmed Hossam, AKA Mido, […]

We Asked Egyptian Drivers About Their Strangest Encounters, and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Drivers About Their Strangest Encounters, and Here’s What They Said

by Abdulhameed Afifi

  Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an Uber, Careem, Osta, or even a taxi driver in Egypt? In this article, I talk to different kinds of Egyptian drivers where they share strange situations — anonymously, per their requests  — that you won’t believe have happened.     “I once picked up […]

Egypt Selects ‘Sheikh Jackson’ as Its Nominee for the Oscars’ Best Foreign-Language Film Category

Egypt Selects ‘Sheikh Jackson’ as Its Nominee for the Oscars’ Best Foreign-Language Film Category

  Culture vultures, it’s a beautiful morning to wake up to and feel proud that you’re Egyptian. Egypt has chosen director Amr Salama’s Sheikh Jackson as its nominee for the Oscars’ best foreign-language film.   The movie tells the story of a a bearded Islamic cleric, played by Ahmed El Fishawy, with a secret passion […]

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

A Muslim Woman Made It on the Cover of Time Magazine and People Are Rejoicing

by Fadila El Karrany

Time magazine recently released pictures from their yet to come issue and people were in for a shock – the good kind – because a Muslim woman made it on their cover for the very first time. Women generally – Muslim women specifically – are rejoicing for this major step forwards in the world of […]

Egyptian Reveals What Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Is About, and We Are Shook

Egyptian Reveals What Taylor Swift’s ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ Is About, and We Are Shook

  Taylor Swift released “Look What You Made Me Do” on August 24, and the world as we know it has never been the same again. The old Taylor died and so did we BECAUSE HAVE YOU HEARD THE SONG? #Shook     And because she is T-Swift, AKA the Queen of Cryptic Messages, her […]

Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

Bu Qtair: This Fresh Food Restaurant Is One of Dubai’s Hidden Gems

by Marwa Khalifa

Do you live in Dubai? Do you want to try a new restaurant? If yes, then this is for you.   Bu Qtair means literally “Qatir’s Father”: ‘Bu’ in slang Arabic languages means father and ‘Qatir’ is a male name. The local restaurant is an iconic, yet simple place. It has been open for more than […]

This 1992 Vogue Fashion Shoot in Egypt Will Make You Want to Go Back in Time

This 1992 Vogue Fashion Shoot in Egypt Will Make You Want to Go Back in Time

by Fadila El Karrany

Vogue has always been known for producing some of the best fashion shoots, but these pictures of Tatjana Patitz in Egypt from 1992 will make you wish you could go back in time.     Egypt has always been a beautiful country, be it the people, the culture, or – most commonly – the history. […]

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

  On Tuesday, Donald Trump terminated DACA, the Obama-era program that protects the so-called Dreamers from deportation, putting the fate of nearly 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants into uncertainty.   To begin with, for those who do not know what DACA is, it stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is an American immigration policy founded by […]

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

by Marwa Khalifa

A mother, a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a Muslim Syrian born/American woman, Rahaf Khatib, was one of the first hijabis to appear on the cover of an international magazine “Women’s Running”. She is one of the strongest influencers on Instagram, when it comes to issues of health.   Khatib is a true role model […]