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, […]

4,000 Cows Set to Be Imported by a Qatari Businessman

4,000 Cows Set to Be Imported by a Qatari Businessman

After several Arab states severed ties with Qatar, Qatar’s concerns for food security became more clear. A Qatari businessman decided to tackle the current fresh milk shortage present in Qatar, by what is considered to be the biggest cattle airlift ever attempted.     Moutaz Al Khayyat, chairman of Power International Holding, is planning to airlift […]

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

Why You Really, Really Need to Watch ‘Children of Heaven’

As one of most successful Middle-Eastern films, the impact of Children of Heaven continues to resonate even 20 years later. Directed by Majid Majidi and shot in the city of Tehran, the film follows a young boy named Ali and his sister Zahra as they search for a new pair of shoes, not wishing to […]

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

  As much as the overall impression of Egypt’s economy does not carry any optimistic vibes, a recent report says otherwise. PwC released a report that studies the economies of different countries and suggest the biggest and most powerful ones in 33 yeas.   “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?” ranked 32 […]

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

16 US Tech and Business Leaders Who Would’ve Been Denied Entry by Trump’s #MuslimBan

Silicon Valley is up in arms following news of US President Donald Trump’s 90-day ban of immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries as well as a 120-day ban of all refugees.   As a powerhouse of the global economy, the US is a top recipient of every other country’s brain drain. This means it […]

Barjeel Art Foundation Exhibits Modern Arab Art in Tehran for the Very First Time

Barjeel Art Foundation Exhibits Modern Arab Art in Tehran for the Very First Time

by Amr Abdelhadi

  UAE-based Barjeel Art Foundation will be holding an exhibition of Arab modern art at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art this November. This will be the first time that a show of modern Arab art takes place in Iran.   The exhibition will display works from the 1940s to the 1990s from around the […]

Iranian Woman Held a Sign at the Olympics, Security Insisted She Puts It Down

Iranian Woman Held a Sign at the Olympics, Security Insisted She Puts It Down

  Darya Safai, an Iranian volleyball fan, held a sign in Rio 2016 stating: “Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums,” she also wore a t-shirt holding the same statement. In response, the security working in the Olympics rushed to make Safai put the sign down; the International Olympic Committee bans political statements at the games.   “This […]

Pnut Gallery: Refugee Crisis Explained, Iran Deal Updates and Real Life Tony Stark

Pnut Gallery: Refugee Crisis Explained, Iran Deal Updates and Real Life Tony Stark

Welcome to the Pnut Gallery, brought to you by The Daily Pnut, your weekly world news in a nutshell! Sign up here to get the Daily Pnut‘s newsletter delivered to your e-mail. It’s funny and informative – we promise!     In a Nutshell: Must Read   1. Refugee Crisis: Can You Please Just Explain It To Me? […]

7 Inspiring Middle Eastern Graffiti Artists Who Take Social Commentary to a New Level

7 Inspiring Middle Eastern Graffiti Artists Who Take Social Commentary to a New Level

By Sana Panjwani

Could graffiti be the new hieroglyphics? Art comes in many different shapes and sizes, from minimalist paintings leaving room for heavy interpretation to colorful, rich brushwork portraying the inner turmoil of an artist. Art holds an important role in our society and there are a number of experts out there who have taken it upon […]

Viral Visual: 100 Years of Beauty in Iran

Viral Visual: 100 Years of Beauty in Iran

We’re loving Cut.com’s new “100 Years of Beauty” series. In their latest episode, they tackle 10 decades of women’s style in Iran. The minute-and-a-half long video reveals not only changes in female fashion since the 1910s – shifting trends in makeup, hair and hijab – but also reflects the country’s vast social, religious and political transformations […]

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