10 Indie Movies by Arab Directors That You Seriously Need to Watch

10 Indie Movies by Arab Directors That You Seriously Need to Watch

by Marwa Khalifa

It’s the weekend, AKA you don’t have plans, you’re staying in and you want something new to watch. In this listicle, I’ve compiled a list of movies by talented Arab creatives that you seriously need to watch, like, ASAP.     Theeb     Theeb, or wolf in English, is a movie by British-Jordanian director […]

Careem Just Challenged Uber to an Actual Dance-Off in Lebanon

Careem Just Challenged Uber to an Actual Dance-Off in Lebanon

Growing up watching Step Up, it was always a dream to witness an actual dance-off. Well, Careem Lebanon is making this dream come true.     Careem took to Facebook to announce the dance-off of the century — or at least the decade. The ride-hailing giants challenged their sworn enemy, AKA Uber, in a Save […]

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 […]

5 Apps Every Football Fan Should Download Right Now

5 Apps Every Football Fan Should Download Right Now

by Youssef Wael

  When you’re a die-hard football fan — especially one that has been celebrating ever since Egypt beat Congo last night (like these people above), then you’ll want updates on your team immediately. There’s no such thing as patience when an important match is on the line. Here are five apps that will keep you in […]

12 Halloween Costumes for Couples That Go Together Like Netflix and Chill

12 Halloween Costumes for Couples That Go Together Like Netflix and Chill

  It’s already Halloween season, and we don’t want to start planning for the costumes last minute…like every year! Since it’s less than a month away, we’ll help you pick the most brilliant costume ideas for lovebirds. Last year, me and my friends scrolled down Netflix’s homepage, searching for ideas; thus, this list will be […]

VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

We are the generation of avocados, Netflix, and obviously, Snapchat. The latter has taken over our lives in a much more serious way, however, with us humans not being able to go about our day without having to put a flower crown filter on ourselves.   MBC Masr decided to do the same thing but […]

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 […]

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, […]

You Won’t Buy Falafel Anymore After You Learn This Super Easy Recipe

You Won’t Buy Falafel Anymore After You Learn This Super Easy Recipe

by Nadia Aly

Ta3meya, or falafel, is a must in every Egyptian breakfast. Most of us usually just get it from the nearest foul cart, because, duuh, they’re cheap AF.   What you don’t know, however, is that you can make them yourself — and you needn’t be a master chef to do so. This following recipe is […]

These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

These Two Arab Celebrities Are Helping to Raise Sex Education Awareness

by Nadine Arab

Marsa, a sexual health center based in Lebanon, released a video that went viral — resulting in a massive backlash. The video features Mashrou’ Leila’s lead singer, Hamed Sinno and actress, Youmna Ghandour, where they raise  awareness and teach people how to use a condom.   Most of the comments criticized raising the issue in […]

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