What Germany’s Election Results Mean for the Refugees

What Germany’s Election Results Mean for the Refugees

For the first time in 60 years, an overtly nationalist party sits in the Bundestag. The far-right, anti-immigration AfD made a historic breakthrough, winning 13.5% of the vote and projected 87 seats in the latest German elections.     The party’s performance marks a major shift in Germany’s postwar politics that is likely to produce […]

Egyptians Hilariously React to Emmanuel Macron Becoming French President

Egyptians Hilariously React to Emmanuel Macron Becoming French President

France is celebrating their newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, who is a pro-European Union centrist. According to the French Interior Ministry, Macron won his far-right nationalist opponent Marine Le Pon with 66% of the votes.   While everyone on social media has been wondering about his much older wife and their early romance, the whole Arab […]

Lebanese Are Having a Blast with #آخر_مرة_صارت_الانتخابات Hashtag

Lebanese Are Having a Blast with #آخر_مرة_صارت_الانتخابات Hashtag

It feels like the political mess is everywhere in the Middle East. The elections that were supposed to take place in 2014 in Lebanon, somehow got postponed for three full years. The parliament has failed to elect a new president for a long time and the mess is finally coming to an end.   Soon […]

US Might Be Having Its First Muslim Egyptian American Governor

US Might Be Having Its First Muslim Egyptian American Governor

  With Trump’s government taking over the States to “make America great again,” the minorities, especially Arabs and Muslims, are being silenced more and more each day.   On February 9th, 2017, 32-year-old Egyptian American doctor Abdul El-Sayed announced that he’ll resign as a health director to run for governor of Michigan in the 2018 […]

How Egypt Will Change Now That Donald Trump Is President

How Egypt Will Change Now That Donald Trump Is President

  NEWSFLASH: It won’t. At least the following things, which happen to be very important, will not be affected whatso-f******-ever (excuse my French, but Trump just won the elections and is now the President of the United freakin’ States). We, and most Egyptians, have been following the elections really closely and made the mistake of […]

Donald Trump Wants to Cooperate with the Middle East to Extinguish ‘Radical Islam’

Donald Trump Wants to Cooperate with the Middle East to Extinguish ‘Radical Islam’

  U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump announced during his speech yesterday in Ohio his plans to have a sit-down with the governments of Israel, Jordan and Egypt to put an end to the “ideology of death,” as he described ISIS.   Before he announced his strategy, the Republican nominee started reciting a timeline of unfortunate events in the Middle […]

For the Record: 2 Chainz Comments on Muslim Stereotypes in Anti-Trump Clip

For the Record: 2 Chainz Comments on Muslim Stereotypes in Anti-Trump Clip

  The U.S. presidential elections are heating up and musicians have started picking sides. As Donald Trump runs rampant with some pretty ridiculous rhetoric about Muslims in America and worldwide, we have an unlikely hero with 2 Chainz, who works on dispelling stereotypes in his new music video for “100 Joints”. The black and white […]

9 Things Egyptians Found More Interesting Than the Parliamentary Elections

9 Things Egyptians Found More Interesting Than the Parliamentary Elections

By Hady El Hady

You know all about Egypt’s parliamentary elections that have been taking place for the past couple of weeks — or maybe you just know about the tremendously low turnout at the polling stations and annoying signs and billboards crowding our streets. The Egyptian government granted people time off of work to vote, got Yousra to […]

Why Arabs Should Be Worried About Donald Trump

Why Arabs Should Be Worried About Donald Trump

You’ve probably heard of Donald Trump, the American billionaire real estate developer turned TV personality turned Republican presidential candidate. His loud mouth and lack of political-correctness are certainly gaining him a lot of attention and, frighteningly, a lot of support. What does he think about the Middle East, Arabs and Islam? As it turns out, […]

Social Media’s Sad Yet Hilarious Reactions to the Egyptian Parliamentary Elections Low Voter Turnout

Social Media’s Sad Yet Hilarious Reactions to the Egyptian Parliamentary Elections Low Voter Turnout

The long-awaited parliamentary elections finally took place this week, yet everyone’s main concern was the absence of voters everywhere. Some claimed that the young generation became indifferent, some blamed the media for not covering the event strongly enough and, believe it or not, someone blamed our mothers. Here is how Egyptians have been reacting on social media […]

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