Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri Puts Resignation on Hold

  The entire political arena in the Arab region was disrupted when Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his resignation. Hariri delivered the shocking news on the 4th of November in Saudi Arabia — saying he feared that his life was in danger.   According to Khaleej Times, Hariri said he had accepted President Michel Aoun’s wish […]

Step Aside Dhafer, There’s a New Hottie in ‘Sabe3 Gar’ Named Tarek and OMG

Step Aside Dhafer, There’s a New Hottie in ‘Sabe3 Gar’ Named Tarek and OMG

The world temporarily seemed like a perfect place after Tunisian actor, Dhafer L’Abidine, graced our screens. We honestly thought that was it when it comes to eye candy, but the world had an early Christmas present for us that’s named Nicolas. It is quite odd for a non-Ramadan mosalsal to amass this kind of buzz […]

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks, in Riyadh, with Lebanon’s Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, last Tuesday 14th of November. Al-Rai also met with Saudi King Salman on the second day of his first visit to Saudi Arabia.     In a similar manner, he also held talks with Saad Al-Hariri, who announced […]

9 Beautiful Pictures of Lebanese People Celebrating Their 74th Independence Day

9 Beautiful Pictures of Lebanese People Celebrating Their 74th Independence Day

After 23 years of the French mandate, Lebanon finally gained its independence on the 22nd of November 1943! The mandate system was expected to differ from colonialism, with the governing country acting as a trustee — until the inhabitants are able to stand on their own. At that particular point, the mandate would have been terminated […]

This Easy Laban Immo Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner

This Easy Laban Immo Recipe Is Perfect for Your Next Dinner

by Reem Tolba

  Lebanese food is famous for its fusion of ingredients that create delicious culinary creations — which is why dishes like sausage with debs roman (see above), meat with cherry sauce and laban immo exist.   We’re here to talk about the latter. Laban immo is a popular savory dish in Lebanon that literally translates […]

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 […]

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