Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

#AScoopOfSuccess is a series of interviews conducted with successful Arabs. These Arabs are kicking ass and making their names on both regional level, and the international one. In its second installment, we’re interviewing one of the most successful icons in the region, whose influence in the field of sports remains unparalleled; Engineer Hany Abo Rida!   […]

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

Egyptian-American NBA Star Abdel Nader Just Signed a 6 Million Dollar Contract

The rumors are true; Egyptian-American NBA star Abdel Nader just signed a four years contract to switch from Cyclones to Boston Celtics, and it’s worth six-million dollars! Yup, you just read that.     Nader, 23, was the NBA D-League’s Rookie of the Year in 2016-17 where he scored at least 30 points in five […]

11 Times Hend Rostom Proved to Be the Arab Marilyn Monroe

11 Times Hend Rostom Proved to Be the Arab Marilyn Monroe

By Mostafa Waheed

The beloved Egyptian actress Hend Rostom was surely the highlight for generations of boys becoming men. Apart from her sexy roles in movies, she also was one of the most famous fashion icons in Egypt and in the Arab world. Here are 11 times she proved to be the ONLY Arab Marilyn Monroe:         […]

9 Reasons Why We Will Always Love Faten Hamama

9 Reasons Why We Will Always Love Faten Hamama

On Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, Egypt lost one of its most prominent, inspiring and iconic actresses, Faten Hamama. Chosen as the “Star of the Century” by Arab critics and writers, Hamama will forever hold a place in our hearts. While we mourn her loss, we are grateful to have so many memories and films to […]