King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

There’s a Bahraini Ramadan Contest Where the Winner Gets an ‘Ethiopian Housemaid’

  Bahraini citizens have been raging over an ad that was published in one of their newspapers. The ad called for participation in a contest where the winner will have an “Ethiopian housemaid” as the prize. The contest was also scheduled to take place during the Holy month of Ramadan.   The unethical, racist, and […]

Little Egyptian Girl Loses Her Cool On Facebook Because Cheetos is Expensive

Little Egyptian Girl Loses Her Cool On Facebook Because Cheetos is Expensive

Another day, another Facebook rant about the soaring prices. Just when we thought adults were the only one’s suffering, a cute little girl with lovely curly hair proved us wrong. A video went viral after a little kid, we assume not older than 6-years-old, throws the cutest fit in history on Facebook.   The girl starts […]

Meet Egypt’s First Female Governor

Meet Egypt’s First Female Governor

  Last Thursday, President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, swore in Nadia Ahmed Abdo as the governor of Beheira. Making her the first ever Female in Egypt to hold the position of governor. Having graduated from the Faculty of Engineering in 1968, Abdo went on to receive her master degree from the University of Alexandria; specializing […]

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

  Today, President Abdel Fattah Sisi accepted the Egyptian government’s resignation, marking the second time in two years that the government has resigned (the last being February 2014). The announcement came several days after the minister of agriculture, Salah El Din Helal was arrested on charges of corruption. Although an official reason has yet to […]

Public Opinion on Gender, Politics and Religion in the Middle East

Public Opinion on Gender, Politics and Religion in the Middle East

The results of a regional survey was published recently detailing public opinion on a number of topics, from gender roles and religious tolerance to democracy and military rule, across seven Middle Eastern countries. The survey, conducted by the University of Michigan’s Institute of Social Research, took place roughly over three years and focused primarily on […]

Egyptian Government & Banks Encourage Polygamy!

HURRAY! For all you men out there who felt the need to want to marry more than one woman (we don’t know why you would do that to yourself in the first place); the Egyptian Bank for Development and Agricultural credit is now granting loans to encourage men to marry more than one woman! Ok […]

Discovering MENA: Morocco’s Third way – Model or Mockery?

This week, a new Friends of Syria meeting is scheduled to take place in Morocco, a country that has been hailed as a model for other Arab countries. Is that assessment correct? In February 2011, thousands of protesters, spearheaded by the February 20 Movement for Change, inspired by Facebook and Twitter and by their neighbours […]