Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

by Marwa Khalifa

A mother, a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a Muslim Syrian born/American woman, Rahaf Khatib, was one of the first hijabis to appear on the cover of an international magazine “Women’s Running”. She is one of the strongest influencers on Instagram, when it comes to issues of health.   Khatib is a true role model […]

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!   […]

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

Greenish: Meet the Eco-Warriors Fighting for a Better Middle East

  Egypt doesn’t exactly have the reputation of being environmentally-friendly, but fortunately for us, more and more social enterprises have been trying to change that. In this article, we’ve decided to shed light on Greenish, the organization that has been leading the eco-vanguard to fight for a better and more sustainable future in Egypt and […]

Meet the First Emirati Woman to Ever Graduate from Harvard Law School

Meet the First Emirati Woman to Ever Graduate from Harvard Law School

  Today is a good day for every Arab woman, Emiratis to be specific. Fatima Al Qubaisi, a 26-year-old student, just became the first Emirati woman to graduate from Harvard Law School. Al Qubaisi recently graduated with a master’s degree, and she plans on promoting pro-bono legal work in her country.   “It has been a tremendous […]

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

by Farah Andil

If you’re between the ages of 18-23, then you’ve probably come across Omar Sharawy at some point in your Egyptian college life. 24-year-old Sharawy has been an inspiration to so many college – aged students for many years, before he popped up on our TV screens for the 57357 children’s cancer hospital ad.     Sharawy […]

Lindsay Lohan Confirms New Clothing Line Will Be Inspired by Modest Fashion

Lindsay Lohan Confirms New Clothing Line Will Be Inspired by Modest Fashion

New Fashion Line coming soon …. 😘 #fashion A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) on Mar 10, 2017 at 6:05am PST   A few weeks ago, we wrote about Lindsay Lohan teasing the (Arab) world about dropping a modest fashion line soon, and last weekend, she just confirmed it.   Everyone’s favorite Mean Girl […]

Sharmoofers Take Defying Expectations to the Next Level with Huawei

Sharmoofers Take Defying Expectations to the Next Level with Huawei

Mobile giants Huawei’s newest campaign for Nova Plus redefined what it means to defy expectations. With superstar Messi as the face of their campaign, preaching their incredible message, it was no surprise to see Huawei join forces with Sharmoofers to do the same thing.     A video surfaced of Bob and Moe from the unstoppable Sharmoofers […]

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

by Sherif Amin

Last night, the whole country celebrated Egypt’s National football team’s victory at the African Cup of Nations and making it to the finals. We felt like we were all literally moving up to the semi-finals, and that it wasn’t just our 11 players. This month we’re finally seeing some light in the end of Egypt’s dark and […]

Find out Why We Just Fell in Love with Omar Samra All over Again

Find out Why We Just Fell in Love with Omar Samra All over Again

Embrace the new year! Wishing you all a super end to the year. Ad Astra 🙂 A photo posted by Omar Samra 🚀 عمر سمره (@omarsamra) on Dec 31, 2016 at 7:14am PST   The world felt like a better place after everyone heard Ryan Gosling’s acceptance speech. The handsome La La Land actor thanked […]

Leading US Home and Lifestyle Channel HGTV Launches in MENA

Leading US Home and Lifestyle Channel HGTV Launches in MENA

by Charley Parker

  Leading US home and lifestyle channel HGTV launched yesterday across the Middle East and North Africa on the BeIN network (channel 118). The company also published a brand new website with design tips and property advice tailored specifically to viewers in the new region.   The website, HGTVarabia.com, showcases a wide array of home inspiration […]

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