15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

15-Year-Old Emirati Student Just Launched Her Award-Winning Experiment into Space

Alia Al Mansoori, a 15-year-old student from the United Arab Emirates, has been declared the winner of the first UAE Genes in Space competition — which was held in the UAE in partnership with the UAE Space Agency, The National, and Boeing.   The competition was open to students across the country in grades 7-12, and […]

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

French-Tunisian eL Seed Is Literally Transforming Slums in Ajman

By: Abdulhameed Afifi

Meanwhile in Tunisia – Of my paternal grandfather, I have only a few memories of summers when we visited the El Sekiffa palm grove. I remember him as an old man, tired from sickness and lying on a mattress in a room. My brothers and I were only allowed to go in quietly and give […]

Meet the First Emirati Woman to Ever Graduate from Harvard Law School

Meet the First Emirati Woman to Ever Graduate from Harvard Law School

  Today is a good day for every Arab woman, Emiratis to be specific. Fatima Al Qubaisi, a 26-year-old student, just became the first Emirati woman to graduate from Harvard Law School. Al Qubaisi recently graduated with a master’s degree, and she plans on promoting pro-bono legal work in her country.   “It has been a tremendous […]

This 72-Year-Old Emirati Is All the Motivation You Need to Hit the Gym

This 72-Year-Old Emirati Is All the Motivation You Need to Hit the Gym

    Younis Noor, a former employee of UAE’s Ministry of Finance is now a regular sight at Gold’s Gym. The 72-year-old Emirati is setting major fitness goals for everyone. Like honestly, do you even remember the last time you went to the gym?   We here at Scoop Empire think he should be the […]

Here’s Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Here’s Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Selam El-MalkyHere's Why This Emirati Doll Brand Is Very, Very Important

Growing up in California, I was always the odd one out. I was too brown to blend in with the white kids, too Arab to bond with the Mexicans, and too white to hang out with the black kids. As far as I knew, mine was the only Yemeni family in all California– my house was […]

This Emirati Breakfast Recipe Is So Easy It’s Gonna Make Your Heart Sing

This Emirati Breakfast Recipe Is So Easy It’s Gonna Make Your Heart Sing

Aren’t you just tired of cereals? English breakfasts? Basically every kind of breakfast! Living in Dubai, we sometimes tend to forget that we’re actually in a country that belongs to the Emirati and forget to have their version of breakfast.     Yes, it may be not the easiest thing in the world, but not […]

17 Emiratis That Absolutely Slayed 2016

17 Emiratis That Absolutely Slayed 2016

by Nichole Miranda

2016 has been an absolute rollercoaster! Whether it’s been a good or bad year, a new start is just a few days away. If you’re on the hunt for inspiration while setting your resolutions for 2017, here’s a bunch of people who’ve kicked this year’s ass by being the definition of awesome.     This […]

UAE Warns Its Citizens About the Niqab Ban in Switzerland

UAE Warns Its Citizens About the Niqab Ban in Switzerland

  The UAE Mission in Geneva has been tweeting advice that starts with the hashtag “Dear Emirati traveler,” about the new niqab ban and also other advice related to travel safety, being a good image for the country and theft.   عزيزي #المسافر_الإماراتي نود التنويه أنه في حال عدم التقيد بقانون حظر النقاب في إقليم تشينوفإنه سيتم […]

Hussein AlJassmi to Record a Song About His Love for Sisi?

Hussein AlJassmi to Record a Song About His Love for Sisi?

  The entire Arab Internet is going nuts as a Facebook status by Emirati singer Hussein AlJassmi has been going viral of him admitting that he’s working on a new song that shows how much he loves Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi…   If you were a fan of AlJassmi and were #TeamSisiSong, we’re sorry […]

7 Traditional Emirati Dishes You Can’t Miss

7 Traditional Emirati Dishes You Can’t Miss

By Monaliza Wahba

Although the UAE is a cosmopolitan country and is exposed to different cultures, Emirati cuisine still retains its traditional character. Emirati cuisine relies heavily on the use of fish, meat and rice, and has a very rich and unique taste. You will find a medley of aromatic spices such as turmeric, saffron, cinnamon and nutmeg […]