6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

  A wise woman by the name of Meryl Streep just said, “America right now consists of Hollywood, foreigners and the press.” You got that right!   While Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling filled us with joy when they snatched their statues for La La Land, several Arabs, or some that are of Arab descent, have made […]

Amr Diab’s Daughter Is Also a Singer and Her Voice Is Flawless

Amr Diab’s Daughter Is Also a Singer and Her Voice Is Flawless

You’re not truly Arab unless you’re in love, or at least memorize three of Amr Diab’s albums. Well, it’s now time to add another Diab into the mix. Yup, it’s not all just about Amr anymore. Allow us to introduce Jana Diab (known on her social media as Jana D), Amr’s daughter who is following […]

25 Egyptians Who Shone Bright Like Diamonds in 2016

25 Egyptians Who Shone Bright Like Diamonds in 2016

2017 is days away and a lot of us can’t wait for this year to be over with its economic and political chaos. Yet, instead of tackling the negativities that the past few months threw at our faces, we decided to celebrate those who made us smile, the ones who left us feeling proud of […]

You Can Pretend to Be a Smurf and Live in Their Village in Dubai

You Can Pretend to Be a Smurf and Live in Their Village in Dubai

www.whatson.ae   Get ready for some smurfin’ rides and live entertainment at the Smurf Village at Motiongate park in Dubai that is set to open in October this year.   www.motiongate.com   It’s been officially announced that a Smurf Village section will take place in the park where you can witness a one-on-one live animated […]

Arab Child Stars to Keep an Eye on

Arab Child Stars to Keep an Eye on

With the recent passing of Omar ElSherif and Faten Hamama, Arab cinema will forever be different. However, it’s important to look to the future and embrace the new generation of entertainers. Here are a few Arab child stars who have already had success in the entertainment industry and who are on the road to becoming entertainment legends themselves. Khaled […]

11 Tamselaya We Will Never Get Tired of Watching

11 Tamselaya We Will Never Get Tired of Watching

  Every Egyptian understands how frustrating it is to watch a YouTube video. Buffering takes forever, streaming costs a fortune and you will probably end up throwing your phone at the wall. Last night, YouTube – time and lifesaver – introduced us to its newest feature that was literally a stab in the back of […]

14 Essential Apps for Living in Cairo

14 Essential Apps for Living in Cairo

By Laila Gamaleldin

Life in Cairo can sometimes get overwhelming, what with all of the traffic, pollution and noise. It can be hard, after getting stuck in traffic for three hours or being sexually harassed in the streets, to notice and appreciate all of the endless services and opportunities this great city has to offer. Luckily though, there […]

9 Things to Do During Egypt’s Nighttime Power Outages

9 Things to Do During Egypt’s Nighttime Power Outages

With the summer heat rolling in and air conditioners cranked up all over the country, Egypt’s energy crisis is only steepening. Power outages are now occurring in Cairo on a regular basis throughout the day and more annoyingly, the night. There’s a running joke that next year Egypt will experience an increase in the number […]

For the Record: Indie Album Alert

For the Record: Indie Album Alert

M.I.A. and Donatella Versace are teaming up for a Versace line inspired by knock-off Versace pieces sold on city streets. Speaking about the line to Women’s Wear Daily, M.I.A. gives us this philosophical gem: “Versace’s designs have always been copied, now it’s Versace that copies the copies, so those that copy must copy the copies. […]

For The Record: Video & Film

For The Record: Video & Film

The new Machete Kills trailer is ridiculous, awesome and features Lady Gaga’s fantastic new track “Aura”, off upcoming album ARTPOP, due next month. The Lady joins the all-star cast in her first movie role as The Chameleon. New music romance Can a Song Save Your Life?, starring Adam Levine and Keira Knightley, premiered this week […]