‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

Lebanon activists ramp up pressure on reviled rape law Lebanese activists ramp up their campaign to scrap a controversial law allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, with a dramatic art installation of hanging wedding dresses along Beirut's sunny seaside Posted by AFP News Agency on Saturday, April 22, 2017   It is […]

Lebanese Are Having a Blast with #آخر_مرة_صارت_الانتخابات Hashtag

Lebanese Are Having a Blast with #آخر_مرة_صارت_الانتخابات Hashtag

It feels like the political mess is everywhere in the Middle East. The elections that were supposed to take place in 2014 in Lebanon, somehow got postponed for three full years. The parliament has failed to elect a new president for a long time and the mess is finally coming to an end.   Soon […]

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 […]

These Stunning Pictures of Faraya Will Make You Book the next Flight to Lebanon

These Stunning Pictures of Faraya Will Make You Book the next Flight to Lebanon

by Alaa Fares

Lebanon is a very popular traveling destination for Arabs, however, we skip all the beautiful places in it, and just head straight to Beirut. While Beirut is an incredible city, there are other places that are just as incredible!  Just 46 kilometers north of Beirut lays a beautiful village called Faraya. From mountains to sunsets […]

Elissa Shuts Down Engagement Rumors with a Single Hashtag

Elissa Shuts Down Engagement Rumors with a Single Hashtag

Lunch time with my bestie @wadih_elnajjar, good mood, food and music #elissa #madrid #spain A post shared by Elissa (@elissazkh) on Mar 5, 2017 at 5:24am PST   The Arab world has completely lost it on social media this week after photos surfaced of Elissa with a guy, rumored to be her love interest. No […]

Lebanese Fashion Blogger Makes It to Milan Fashion Week’s Runway

Lebanese Fashion Blogger Makes It to Milan Fashion Week’s Runway

For anyone who’s slightly interested in fashion, sashaying on the Milan Fashion Week runway is the ultimate dream. For Lebanese fashion blogger, Lana El Sahely, it became a reality!   Lana El Sahely is the Editor-in-Chief of the popular Lebanese fashion blog, L’Armoire de Lana. After studying Economics in Beirut, she started her fashion career. Her rise […]

How to Save Your Marriage, According to the Ma2zon (Marriage Officiant)

How to Save Your Marriage, According to the Ma2zon (Marriage Officiant)

by Raghda Elsayed

  If you’re engaged, dating, or even single, you’ve probably been given “marriage advice” from all the tantat (aunts) in your life. You’d think a married veteran like tant Madee7a would give you advice that would save your marriage, but it’s just a tad bit hard to believe that “alb el ragel me3deto” (A man’s […]

These Magical Pictures of Lebanon’s Baatara Waterfall Will Make You Want to Live There Forever

These Magical Pictures of Lebanon’s Baatara Waterfall Will Make You Want to Live There Forever

by Salma Hossam

We here at Scoop Empire are big fans of traveling, we love to visit new places, revisit old ones and basically use the hashtag #wanderlust as much as we can on our Instagram accounts. During our travels, one of our writers happened to bump into the Baatara Gorge Waterfall in Lebanon, and it s safe […]

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.                   […]

Halla Walla: The Arab Emojis You’ve Always Wanted Are Here

Halla Walla: The Arab Emojis You’ve Always Wanted Are Here

by Maha Khalil

  Let’s face it, even the most straight-faced of our friends and acquaintances now use emojis on a daily basis when texting. But have you ever found yourself fruitlessly swiping through your emoticon keyboard trying to express something very…Arab? You’re not alone. Many of us feel a bit excluded, even if also tickled, by all […]

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