Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

In a war-torn Syria, it is easy to imagine the horrors that humans have to endure on a daily basis. No imaging, however, can possibly compares to the savagery that is reality. This savagery of war is not something that only effects the loves of humans, it is something that also effects the lives of […]

VIDEO: Powerful Campaign Shows How Ramadan Is Not the Same in Syria

VIDEO: Powerful Campaign Shows How Ramadan Is Not the Same in Syria

In Egypt, the streets filled with ‘fawanees’ (Ramadan lanterns), the plethora of Ramadan’s TV series and programs, and the range of desserts, food, and restaurants, push us to exist and reside in our own bubbles. Those bubbles in turn compel us to assume that everyone around the world is blessed enough to enjoy a comfortable […]

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

When we think of children in a war-torn country, we think of photographs containing images of devastation, hunger, poverty, and lost innocence.   Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian refugee currently residing in Turkey, has put words to these images.     Bana’s words have proved just how much narrative and personal perspective matter, when it […]

Have You Lost Your Insaneya?

Have You Lost Your Insaneya?

My mum is one of those people who still has a fascination with the existence of the Internet. And so, everyday when I come back from work she has to show me at least 10 videos that she found incredible. I usually put up with them just because of her excitement, but last week, she […]

Mommy Diaries: Can We All Just Stop Judging Other Moms

Mommy Diaries: Can We All Just Stop Judging Other Moms

It’s totally normal to find pleasure in seeing another human being doing a shittier job than you are. It’s human nature. Witnessing someone fail miserably at life is a reminder that somehow you are doing an okay job. We all have our insecurities and we all need reassurances. The difference between a good human being […]

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Helping Others

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Helping Others

There are so many misconceptions about Islam and people tend to overlook how peaceful it is as a religion. Stories about Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) show us how he was a true Muslim and how every action he took was a lesson we should learn from. During Ramadan, we’ll be sharing short stories that show us how […]

#فاعل_خير: Someone Is Anonymously Spreading Random Acts Of Kindness Around Cairo

#فاعل_خير: Someone Is Anonymously Spreading Random Acts Of Kindness Around Cairo

An act of kindness is something that touches everyone’s heart, but we are seeing even more rarely these days. However, we’ve been seeing random acts of kindness all over Cairo by someone using the hashtag #فاعل_خير and it makes us really happy. So far, we’ve come across benches, ramps, clothes for whoever is in need […]

My Two Cents on the #ChapelHillShooting: Good Above All

My Two Cents on the #ChapelHillShooting: Good Above All

This morning, I, like the rest of the world, woke up to the news that three Muslim students were brutally murdered at the University of North Carolina’s Chapel Hill campus: Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23 Yusor Mohammad, 21 Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19 As I read their names, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t […]

Faith In Humanity Restored: The Middle East Edition

Faith In Humanity Restored: The Middle East Edition

While the Middle East may be a conflict-stricken region, it’s full of phenomenal humans. While there are those who are inhumane, humanity is not lost. The region has always has always been associated with negativity in the media, we want to show that it’s not all fundamentalists and oil, but full of so much passion […]

12 Heartwarming Photos that Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

12 Heartwarming Photos that Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

People today are obsessed with media, which often brings out the worst in this world and especially the worst in people. When the headlines are filled with rape, murder, war – every day and everywhere, you start to doubt humanity as a whole. This photo series that you’re about to see is simple but heartwarming […]