The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

The Middle East Will Literally Be Lit for World Autism Awareness Day and It’s Amazing

by Rana Elhawary

The world’s biggest capitals are lighting up their monuments with the color blue as part of the “Light It Up Blue Campaign,” to commemorate World Autism Awareness Day. April has also been officially sanctioned by the United Nations as Autism Awareness Month.   Over, 13,000 buildings have joined this campaign and, of course, the Middle […]

Jordan’s Princess Nejla Launches Jewelry Line to Make Girls Feel Like Royalty

Jordan’s Princess Nejla Launches Jewelry Line to Make Girls Feel Like Royalty

Damas just launched an exclusive jewelry collection designed by Princess Nejla bint Asem, a member of the Jordanian royal family. Princess Nejla designed a 16-piece line that will be sold exclusively at the Dubai Mall.     Jewelry giants Damas have been increasingly doing efforts to support the local community through an educational program that […]

This Hummus Recipe Is So Easy It’s Going to Make Your Heart Sing

This Hummus Recipe Is So Easy It’s Going to Make Your Heart Sing

  Hummus is proof that some of the most delicious and nutritious foods are the simplest to make. Hummus is a creamy, thick spread that is made mainly from mashed chickpeas and several other healthy ingredients, which has become quite popular all around the world in the past few decades.   It has long been […]

Baby Otters Taking Their First Swim at Dubai Aquarium Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

Baby Otters Taking Their First Swim at Dubai Aquarium Is the Cutest Thing You’ll Watch Today

  Winter has come and left us, and spring has finally sprung in Dubai, and with it comes new little creatures. Cute creatures.   A video took over the UAE Internet that showed people gathering at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo to watch baby otters take their very first public swim, and oh my […]

Salt Bae Works His Magic on King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan

Salt Bae Works His Magic on King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan

Nusret Gökçe, aka “Salt Bae,” just met King Abdullah II and Queen Rania of Jordan! The Internet sensation was hosted by the Royal Family during his trip to Jordan. Yup, Salt Bae’s presence was wanted by royals.   YINE BIRGUN KRALLA TUZLUYORUZ (URDUN KRALI )I want to thank His Highness King Abdullah II Of Jordan […]

New Disney Movie Is Looking for Middle Eastern Actors

New Disney Movie Is Looking for Middle Eastern Actors

by Omar ElKhooly

  We can show you the world, shining, shimmering and OH MY GOD DISNEY MIGHT CAST YOU IN THEIR LATEST MOVIE!   The team behind ‘Alaadin’ have made an open casting call for their lead actors to play the male and female protagonists, and they’re looking for Middle Eastern people.   According to the casting […]

The 6 Most Beautiful Beaches in the Middle East

The 6 Most Beautiful Beaches in the Middle East

by Abdelrahman Bannoura

Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily, the Middle East is covered in seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, swimming with Skittles-colored fish, we’ve […]

7 Female Fashion Bloggers You Absolutely Need to Follow in Jordan

7 Female Fashion Bloggers You Absolutely Need to Follow in Jordan

by Abdelrahman Bannoura

It’s a fact that Jordanian women know a thing or two about fashion, especially Jordanian fashion bloggers. They eat Prada and Gucci for breakfast, Balenciaga for lunch, D&G for dinner and top it off with Aquazzura for dessert. Delicious, right?   These fashion bloggers stand out from the pack thanks to their one-of-a-kind sartorial sense and sharp […]

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

by Salma Hossam

  The Twitter has been going crazy with the #WeMetOnTwitter hashtag recently. From the cutest love stories that will make you aww, to the most awkward encounters and so on, this hashtag is the absolute best. I’ve compiled a list of tweets from Arabs about #WeMetOnTwitter.                   […]

Halla Walla: The Arab Emojis You’ve Always Wanted Are Here

Halla Walla: The Arab Emojis You’ve Always Wanted Are Here

by Maha Khalil

  Let’s face it, even the most straight-faced of our friends and acquaintances now use emojis on a daily basis when texting. But have you ever found yourself fruitlessly swiping through your emoticon keyboard trying to express something very…Arab? You’re not alone. Many of us feel a bit excluded, even if also tickled, by all […]

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