King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

by Rana Elhawary

In November 2016, The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court reached a verdict regarding the Tiran and Sanafir Treaty. The verdict that was issued stated that Tiran and Sanafir were Egyptian islands and, correspondingly, the treaty made with Saudi Arabia is illegal, as it would require the surrendering of Egyptian territory to a foreign government.     […]

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 […]

This Saudi Marriage Academy Can Get Men Married to 3 Wives in a Month

This Saudi Marriage Academy Can Get Men Married to 3 Wives in a Month

  Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Hoazn Mirzan comes out and surprises us all with the…let’s just say bizarre concept we’ve ever heard before.   Mirzan, a Saudi lecturer in the King Abdulaziz University, was on Rotana Khalijia’s program Etegahad (Directions) and came up with the idea to open a Marriage Academy to […]

Saudi Arabia Launches Their First Ever Girls’ Council with Only Men Attending

Saudi Arabia Launches Their First Ever Girls’ Council with Only Men Attending

by Ghada Wael

It was quite an amazing initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life. But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls’ council in al-Qassim province, they forgot about one important thing: women. While Saudi Arabia’s lack of gender diversity is hardly a surprise in a country […]

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.                   […]

How to Join the Women’s March on Washington from Lebanon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

How to Join the Women’s March on Washington from Lebanon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

A) Hope to see you there!! B) Hope you will support this demonstration of People Power 👊🏽 by donating!! https://www.crowdrise.com/womens-march-on-washington/fundraiser/womens-marchon-washington #womensmarch @womensmarch A photo posted by America Ferrera (@americaferrera) on Dec 21, 2016 at 10:21am PST   It began as a spontaneous feminist rallying cry via social media. It has morphed into what is expected […]

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

  A wise woman by the name of Meryl Streep just said, “America right now consists of Hollywood, foreigners and the press.” You got that right!   While Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling filled us with joy when they snatched their statues for La La Land, several Arabs, or some that are of Arab descent, have made […]

Your 2017 Anthem Is Here, and It’s Brought to You by Saudi Women

Your 2017 Anthem Is Here, and It’s Brought to You by Saudi Women

  A pop song that delivers a political and cultural message about women in Saudi Arabia has racked up more than 2.5 million views on YouTube since it premiered. “Hwages,” (which translates to concerns) a music video by Saudi director Majed al-Esa released in late December, is going viral both in his home country and […]

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