Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Qatar Airways Plane Forced to Land After Wife Discovers Husband’s Affair

Qatar Airways Plane Forced to Land After Wife Discovers Husband’s Affair

By Reem Tolba

  Qatar Airways flight QR-962 had no option but to make an unscheduled landing in Chennai, India after an Iranian woman went ballistic when she discovered that her husband is a cheater.   The family was originally heading to Bali, Indonesia, for a vacation after staying in Doha but was offloaded in Chennai for their quarrel, […]

The Problematic Resignation Of The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

The Problematic Resignation Of The Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri

By Reem Tolba

  On Saturday, Saad Hariri, Prime Minister of Lebanon, resigned from his post. Hariri had served as prime minister since December 2016, he previously  also served as Lebanon’s PM from November 2009 till early 2011, when the Hezbollah cabinet members resigned. His resignation tipped over his alliance with his Iranian Lebanese ally, Hezbollah and induced […]

Shahin Zartosht: The Iranian Model You Seriously Need to Know About

Shahin Zartosht: The Iranian Model You Seriously Need to Know About

by Nadine Arab

International Iranian model and fashion designer, Shahin Zartosht, got banned from appearing on his homeland’s public TV. After receiving an invitation to appear on a popular TV show in Iran, Zartosht was informed that an order came from the Iranian TV Security department to ban the appearance of the public figure. The shocking news sounded […]

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 […]

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