Everything You Need to Know About Cairo Steps: The Best of Souad Massi

Everything You Need to Know About Cairo Steps: The Best of Souad Massi

  Tomorrow is the long awaited day by all underground music fans in Egypt; as Sawt Music launches the first step of the world’s new musical project “The Best of Souad Massi.” There are several reasons why tomorrow’s concert will be exceptional and extraordinary.   As we’ve said before, we can’t wait for Algeria’s national singing treasure Souad […]

8 Reasons Why Arabs Should Include Krakow in Their Next Eurotrip

8 Reasons Why Arabs Should Include Krakow in Their Next Eurotrip

When you say “Eurotrip,” most people think Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rome, and all the other popular destinations. But if you want to step outside of the box and explore somewhere new, you should definitely consider Krakow, Poland. Here are 8 reasons why visiting Krakow should be       You can easily take a bus […]

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

European Court of Justice: Companies CAN Ban Women for Wearing Hijab

  Two women were fired from their jobs in France and Belgium for wearing headscarves. The case was brought to the European Court of Justice (EU’s version of the ICJ) and the court’s decision was a huge surprise for everyone, especially Muslim women.   The court ruled that it is within the rights of the […]

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

  Germany’s 4th biggest tour operator, FTI, has announced that it will operate eight flights per week to Sharm El-Sheikh starting December 23rd, bringing numbers back to the level of service before the Russian plane crash in Sinai last October, reports Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Germany was among several countries that placed restrictions on air travel to Egypt after […]

14 Arabs that are Slaying Paris Fashion Week 2016

14 Arabs that are Slaying Paris Fashion Week 2016

Paris Fashion Week brings together prestigious designers, fashionistas and everything in between to present their latest collections and gush at all the new trends. This year was studded with lots of fashion-know-it-all Arabs who absolutely crushed it.   Ellie Saab     The most talked about man in the region’s showbiz, the man who blessed us […]

Four Coptic Teenagers Charged for ‘Insulting Islam’ Flee to Switzerland

Four Coptic Teenagers Charged for ‘Insulting Islam’ Flee to Switzerland

  After getting bailed out of a five-year sentence for allegedly “insulting Islam,” it was revealed that the four Coptic teenagers have sought asylum in Switzerland. Their lawyer, Ehab Ramzy, told the Daily News Egypt that the four teenagers left Cairo five months ago for Turkey, where they were granted residence and received support from Human Rights organisations. Later […]

Mariam Moskeen: Scandinavia’s First Women-Led Mosque

Mariam Moskeen: Scandinavia’s First Women-Led Mosque

  There is only a few female-run mosques around the globe, yesterday, Scandinavia celebrated the inauguration of its first, Mariam Moskeen in Copenhagen, Denmark.   “When women can drive a bus, build buildings, fight against ISIS, they can also be imams,” said one of the Imams. In its first Friday prayers, Mariam Mosque had its athan […]

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

Children Are Being Sexually Abused at Greek Refugee Camps

  Just when you thought nothing could be worse than fleeing your homeland with all its memories and resorting to a refugee camp in a foreign land, reality strikes; children as young as seven are being sexually abused in the toilets at Softex camp, an official European-based refugee camp in Greece.   “The parents are still in […]

8 Ways Britain’s Decision to Leave the EU Will Affect Arabs

8 Ways Britain’s Decision to Leave the EU Will Affect Arabs

    Britain’s voting to leave the European Union yesterday lead to the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron, and is the biggest blow on the European strive for unity since the last World War.     As First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon reminded us Friday morning, everyone is facing a lot of uncertainties […]

You Need to Watch This Video of a Palestinian Ballerina Slaying the Streets of Italy

You Need to Watch This Video of a Palestinian Ballerina Slaying the Streets of Italy

  An unbelievably graceful Rima Baransi has taken the internet by storm with an enchanting performance on the streets of Trieste, Italy. The shy ballerina was begged by her father Assad to perform to a violinist playing a rendition of “Comptine d’un autre été: L’Après-Midi” by Yann Tiersen; the result was amazing.     The 20-year-old dancer […]

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