This Beirut Building Takes Petty to a Whole New Level It’s Insane

This Beirut Building Takes Petty to a Whole New Level It’s Insane

Whether we like to admit it or not, every single one of us is a fan of a good, juicy, dramatic story — especially when it’s from the Middle East. Earlier this month, AUB Neighborhood Initiative posted a one-of-a-kind story that gave us a lot of feels, but before we delve into that, let’s talk […]

VIDEO: Lebanon Invites American Daredevil to Boost Tourism

VIDEO: Lebanon Invites American Daredevil to Boost Tourism

  Just between the two rock formations in Lebanon, American slackliner Alex Mason who hails all the from California set up a 36-meter-long highline — which is 40 meters above sea level — and beat his record!     The 20-year-old extreme sports fanatic felt that slacklining in Raouche was a psychological experience. “The biggest […]

Egyptian Women Stand Together Against Harassment with Viral Hashtag

Egyptian Women Stand Together Against Harassment with Viral Hashtag

Last year, a woman by the name of Somaya appeared on Reham Saeed’s TV show and shared her story that many Egyptian women knew quite well. She revealed that she was harassed inside Al Horreya Mall, which gave her the title “Mall Girl” on social media.     Last week, it was reported that the […]

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 […]

New Initiative Allows You to Ask President Sisi Whatever You Want Online

New Initiative Allows You to Ask President Sisi Whatever You Want Online

  Do you have thousands of questions for our President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi? Do you want to know the long-term plan for Egypt’s economy and tourism? Do you have no one to ask so you keep writing statuses waiting for someone to give you some sort of explanation? Well, those days are over and done […]

Nestlé Egypt Commits to Building a Gender-Inclusive Organization

Nestlé Egypt Commits to Building a Gender-Inclusive Organization

  With Egyptian president Abdelfattah El-Sisi announcing 2017 to be the “Year of Egyptian women,” Nestlé Egypt decided to do that as well. The creative organization launched a new campaign on International’s Women’s day called #LeadingTogether, to highlight the roles of their female employees, and strive for parity in the workspace to ultimately have a […]

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

Egyptian Students Start ‘Sandwich 3l7eet’ Initiative Where Everyone Eats for Free

  Nothing is as refreshing as seeing younger generations use their limited resources and the power of social media to spread well. The latest viral good deed has been made by three Egyptian high school students, Muhammed Essam Abdou, Mohamed Essam, and Mohamed Magdy.   “Sandwich 3l7eet,” which translates to “Sandwich on the Wall,” is […]

Batala: YouTube Launches New Hub for Female Arab Creators

Batala: YouTube Launches New Hub for Female Arab Creators

Hey Arab women: if you’re a content creator, you now have your very own channel on YouTube. All of you, all together. Yep, that’s right. You can thank YouTube.     Monday, YouTube launched Batala (“Heroine”), a new hub just for female content creators from MENA, with over 100 women featured. The channel already has […]

Amr Adib Breaks the Internet with #ElSha3bYa2mor to Combat Rising Prices

Amr Adib Breaks the Internet with #ElSha3bYa2mor to Combat Rising Prices

TV host, Amr Adib, recently joined the business tycoon, Ahmed Abou Hashima, and became the latest and biggest member of the Ontv channel team. As expected, Adib’s show Kol Youm had an enormous start with his latest campaign to promote Egyptian products and decreasing the market’s prices. Three days later and Adib already has an impressive line-up […]