Will Saudi Arabia’s New Plan Guarantee a Healthier Lifestyle for Saudis?

Will Saudi Arabia’s New Plan Guarantee a Healthier Lifestyle for Saudis?

by Marwa Khalifa

According to Al Arabiya, Saudi Arabia is now following the US’ lead in listing calorie information on all chain restaurants’ menus. This is expected to be put into action by 2018.     The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has started a new initiative in partnership with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs […]

Everything You Need to Know About the New Excise Tax in the UAE

Everything You Need to Know About the New Excise Tax in the UAE

Yesterday marked the day when the sin tax (AKA excise tax) was put into effect in the UAE. Earlier this year, it was announced that it will be applied to items that are believed to be harmful for one’s health — in order to build a healthier environment and increase the state’s income.     […]

Egyptian Woman Who Was Considered ‘Heaviest in the World’ Passes Away

Egyptian Woman Who Was Considered ‘Heaviest in the World’ Passes Away

Eman Ahmad Abdul Atti, who was once the world’s heaviest woman, passed away on yesterday — only weeks after her 37th birthday.     Over the last few months, however, there had been great signs of improvement. From being able to raise her arms, to managing to hold and carry things, and even feeding herself. […]

These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

by Nadine Arab

Marsa, a sexual health center based in Lebanon, released a video that went viral — resulting in a massive backlash. The video features Mashrou’ Leila’s lead singer, Hamed Sinno and actress, Youmna Ghandour, where they raise  awareness and teach people how to use a condom.   Most of the comments criticized raising the issue in […]

Switching to an Electric Shaver Was the Best Adult Decision I’ve Ever Made

Switching to an Electric Shaver Was the Best Adult Decision I’ve Ever Made

by Sayed Ezz

Ever since puberty hit me like a train and I had to learn how to shave, I’ve only used manual razors. Not for any reason, I simply didn’t know about the existence of foil shavers— and boy, was I missing out. This article basically entails my beautiful journey with how I have come to love […]

Why FLO Water Is Winning at Life This Summer

Why FLO Water Is Winning at Life This Summer

  If you were living under a rock for the past few months, you would have not noticed the new brand of water that has been taking Egyptian markets by storm this summer! FLO is that elegant looking bottle of water, that everyone is showering your timelines and stories with; this, of course, is no […]

These Arab Countries Have the Highest Numbers of Cosmetic Procedures in the Region

These Arab Countries Have the Highest Numbers of Cosmetic Procedures in the Region

According to the Times Magazine, Lebanon and Egypt are among the world’s top countries, when it comes to cosmetic procedures. Last month, statistics released by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons showed that these three countries are among the top 24 countries in the world, when it comes to cosmetic procedures.     In Iran, […]

4 Documented Deaths So Far During Hajj Season

4 Documented Deaths So Far During Hajj Season

Hajj season has, unfortunately, become synonymous with more than just millions of Muslims from around the world gathering in the holy city of Mecca, in order to perform an annual pilgrimage. Indeed, Hajj season has become synonymous with a large number of death -and sometimes even severe illnesses- that are mainly caused by suffocation, stampedes, […]

Here Is Why You Need to Drop Everything and Follow Nadia Mneimne

Here Is Why You Need to Drop Everything and Follow Nadia Mneimne

Everyone wants to be called an influencer nowadays, but it takes a great deal of effort and a whole lot of social media followers, to actually be worthy of the title. And a few good pictures wont just do, you have to have that attitude and charisma to be dubbed a social media influencer.   […]

This International Superstar Is Coming to the UAE, and Here Is How You Can See Him

This International Superstar Is Coming to the UAE, and Here Is How You Can See Him

Spanish tennis superstar, Rafael Nadal, is arguably the most popular tennis player in the world. This internationally renowned and loved sports star has just made announcement that will sit well with the Arab world’s sports and tennis lovers.     Nadal has officially announced that he will be defending his crown at the Mubadala World Tennis […]

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