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 […]

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

16 Valentine’s Day Memes That’ll Make You Feel OK About Being #ForeverAlone

by Salma Hossam

As always, Arabs’ sense of humor never fails to put a smile on our faces. Every time something happens, we Arabs are the first ones to start making fun of it. We often do that in the form of creating memes. We compiled a list of the funniest memes made by Arabs for Valentine’s Day that’ll […]

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Has Ever Made a Racist Joke

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Has Ever Made a Racist Joke

  Last week, we Egyptians went head to head with Cameroon at the Africa Cup of Nations’ finale and lost. Shortly after our defeat, disgusting, racist posts from Egyptians that targeted Cameroonians took over the Internet. Needless to say, it struck a cord with me.   To the people who have “joked” that, as I’m Filipino, […]

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Be First Arab Leader to Meet with Trump’s Administration

Jordan’s King Abdullah to Be First Arab Leader to Meet with Trump’s Administration

    Jordan’s King Abdullah II is to begin a working visit to Washington today, three days after US President Donald Trump temporarily banned entry to the US from seven Muslim-majority countries – Jordan isn’t among the countries affected by Trump’s immigration order – and suspended the refugee resettlement program.   According to Sputnik, King […]

Racist Michelle Obama Post by Egyptian Page Goes Viral

Racist Michelle Obama Post by Egyptian Page Goes Viral

  In most parts of the Arab world, because of deeply entrenched racism, dark skin is demonized and light skin wins the prize. Someone, if not everyone, needs to put an end to this really fast.     A sickening post made by خير اجناد الارض (meaning Best Soldiers in the World) has gotten over 7,000 shares, […]

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

Not every fashion blogger is a 20-something female with an unhealthy Armani obsession. In fact, the newest crop of blogging sensations are selfie-savvy dapper men, following in the footsteps of industry trailblazers like Bryanboy. These Arab men are lining up to talk about what’s in their closet, what’s happening with fashion in the Middle East […]

Reasons Why Pomegranate Is the Fruit of 2017

Reasons Why Pomegranate Is the Fruit of 2017

by Shahinaz Adel

  Pomegranate is a thick skinned super seedy fruit, with a brilliant red hue which is now touted as a wonder fruit by scientific researchers. But we’re not here to talk about that, we’re here talk about reasons why pomegranates are the fruit of 2017.     The high amounts of anti-oxidants, vitamin A, vitamin […]

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