Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

Netflix Picks Comedy as Its First Middle Eastern Production

For their first Middle Eastern production, Netflix has decided to join forces with the popular stand-up comedian, Adel Karam. The show is expected to launch in 2018.     The show has not been named yet, but the Lebanese star is expected to tackle social issue in the Middle East with his great sense of […]

Winnie Harlow Looked Stunning for Elie Saab’s Paris Fashion Week Presentation

Winnie Harlow Looked Stunning for Elie Saab’s Paris Fashion Week Presentation

Canadian darling, Winnie Harlow, looked stunning in her lace maxi gown by top Lebanese designer Elie Saab for his SS18 fashion presentation during Paris Fashion Week.   A post shared by ♔Winnie Harlow♔ (@winnieharlow) on Sep 30, 2017 at 10:10am PDT   The supermodel never fails to effortlessly grab everyone’s attention and have all eyes glued […]

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?    […]

Mashrou’ Leila on Their Wildest Concert Experiences: Boxers Thrown on Stage, Magical Pizzas, and the Perfect Sunset

Mashrou’ Leila on Their Wildest Concert Experiences: Boxers Thrown on Stage, Magical Pizzas, and the Perfect Sunset

by Meriam Raouf

Mashrou’ Leila is currently on their 5th consecutive year touring globally, yet most of the coverage out there mentions the music by way of controversy, instead of the other way around. These are the stories they haven’t told, because they haven’t been asked. We talked to the band about being pigeonholed as a political band, […]

5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

5 of the Best Middle Eastern Online Grocery Brands

by Victoria Greene

Depending on where in the world you live, finding ingredients for some of the Middle East’s most mouthwatering recipes can be tricky. In a zone fraught with conflict, the region’s delicious cuisine is perhaps one of its most unifying factors.     So if you’re planning a traditional recipe away from home, where do you […]

Wael Gassar Is In Cyprus and You Can Also be There with Him Because of Orange Egypt

Wael Gassar Is In Cyprus and You Can Also be There with Him Because of Orange Egypt

Earlier this month, Orange Egypt collaborated with Lebanese songstress Nancy Ajram for #حفلتك_في_بيتك (which translates to “your concert at your place”) that amassed over 200,000 viewers, they’re back with another concert.     This is all part of the mobile giants new technology, Chatbot, which allows them to respond, talk and interact with their customers […]

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

We’ve all been there. The worst feeling you could possibly ever have is traveling and reaching your destination without your luggage.   For a moment it feels like your life is ruined, you are helpless and it makes things ten times worse if your work equipment is in that lost luggage. That’s exactly what happened […]

VIDEO: Finding Lebanon in Brazil Through Mahshi

VIDEO: Finding Lebanon in Brazil Through Mahshi

  A Kickstarter campaign managed to raised $21,000 in 2016 and launched Grandmas Project, a simple web series of films shot by grandchildren that stars their grandmothers cooking food around the world.     Last year, we wrote about Jonas Parienté, an Egyptian Jew living in France that remembered his homeland through his grandmother’s cooking; […]

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

Why Egyptian Women Need to Stop Freaking out About Mounir’s Arrival

  Over the course of these past two weeks, Egyptian social media has been turned upside down by the appearance of a certain name in the streets of Heliopolis: ‘Mounir’. Women are losing their minds, Facebook groups are being bombarded with questions about the whereabouts of this guy, and men have no idea why their […]

Is Lara Scandar the Middle East’s Taylor Swift?

Is Lara Scandar the Middle East’s Taylor Swift?

by Yasmine Ansari

  If there is one thing that the world has identified Taylor Swift with it is her squad of fierce women who stand firmly and sassily against sexism and boyfriend drama.   Well, let us tell that we found the Middle Eastern version of T Swift and she perfectly fits her entourage of successful and gorgeous […]

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