Drop Everything Because Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Cast Were Just Spotted in Jordan

Drop Everything Because Disney’s Live-Action ‘Aladdin’ Cast Were Just Spotted in Jordan

The star-packed cast of Disney’s live-action Aladdin movie were just spotted taking a break from filming to enjoy one of Middle East’s most beautiful destinations! The stars of the remake are on location in Jordan, where they’ve been filming for the past two months. The country’s desert landscape and ancient ruins provide the perfect backdrop […]

Portion Control Doesn’t Exist in the Middle East Because of These Dishes

Portion Control Doesn’t Exist in the Middle East Because of These Dishes

by Pakinam ElMahdy

Can you stop talking about portion control, because frankly, no one cares. Oh, and can we also just say that some Arab dishes defy the concept of portion control. Let us take you through a journey your belly will definitely appreciate it.     Like honestly, can you just eat one piece of mombar?    […]

Jordanian Man Jailed in Dubai for Sending Colleague Porn on WhatsApp

Jordanian Man Jailed in Dubai for Sending Colleague Porn on WhatsApp

  While sexting has always sounded like a bad idea, sending porn to your colleague at work in a country such as the UAE, with zero nonsense policies, sounds like a horrible idea. A Jordanian finance manager just lost his appeal after a court upheld his three-month suspended imprisonment. The boss was accused of sending […]

VIDEO: Jordan’s King Abdullah Helped Extinguish a Fire near His Palace

VIDEO: Jordan’s King Abdullah Helped Extinguish a Fire near His Palace

  When a fire broke out in the green mountains near one of his palace, King Abdullah of Jordan did not just sit around and do nothing, in fact, he did quite the opposite. His majesty joined the rescue teams to help extinguish the fire.   The 55-year-old royal thanked the various entities that helped […]

Hungry Jordanian Man Divorces Wife for Snapchatting His Food

Hungry Jordanian Man Divorces Wife for Snapchatting His Food

  Snapchat haters, meet your new hero. A Jordanian man who, according to reports, divorced his wife for not letting him eat before she took a picture of his food for Snapchat.   The reports said the couple was having dinner in a crowded restaurant on Saturday, and the food took over 30 minutes to […]

18-Year-Old Jordanian Girl Writes Heartbreaking Note Before Taking Her Own Life

18-Year-Old Jordanian Girl Writes Heartbreaking Note Before Taking Her Own Life

Tragedy struck in Jordan when an 18-year-old girl committed suicide after being bullied and beaten by her own brother for smoking cigarettes. Before taking her own life, Maysaa’ Sharouf wrote a heartbreaking note in which she talks about the oppression of women in the Middle East and how cruelly they are treated by men. I pass my hand […]

Prince Hashim bin Hussein Is Jordan’s Gift to Humanity

Prince Hashim bin Hussein Is Jordan’s Gift to Humanity

Prince Hashim bin Hussein is the mature, handsome, debonair royal Jordanian we had no idea we needed in our life. Youngest child of Jordan’s King Hussein and his American wife, Queen Noor, he is currently 9th in line. He attended Duke University, Georgetown University, and Balqa Applied University.   Anyways, here’s why he’s a gift […]

Jordan Hit with Second Deadly Attack This Ramadan

Jordan Hit with Second Deadly Attack This Ramadan

  Tragedy struck the Hashemite Kingdom this morning when a deadly car bomb exploded close to to al Rukban district, which is near the Syrian refugee camp located near the Jordan-Syria border. At approximately 5:30 am, multiple vehicles carried out a coordinated attack. The Jordanian army announced that several of the vehicles were taken out. Jordanian officials […]

8 Arabs That’ll Inspire You to Dream Big This Ramadan

8 Arabs That’ll Inspire You to Dream Big This Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of year for finding ones self and finding a deeper meaning in the world itself. But sometimes, we struggle to find a reason to do better for ourselves and for others. Alas we are in a region that fosters talent, creativity, and compassion in the form of Arab role models, whether […]

Alaa Wardi Acapellas His Way Through a 100 Years of Arabic Music

Alaa Wardi Acapellas His Way Through a 100 Years of Arabic Music

From pre-20th century tarab classics to Saad Lmjarraed’s pop hit ‘M3alem,’  Alaa Wardi takes us on a journey through 42 of the most popular Arabic songs throughout the Middle East and the past 100 years of musical bliss with his acapella takes on the songs that influenced our Arab culture.   WE SAID THIS: You should also […]