What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

  Turkey hasn’t caught a break in the last month, much like the Middle East. Every time one country begins to breathe a sigh of relief, a bomb or some kind of atrocity happens in a neighboring country. Making this one of the most tumultuous regions in the world.   That being said with all […]

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

What JLo and Drake’s New Relationship Just Taught Every Arab Guy About Life

  I genuinely believe that Jennifer Lopez is the most stunning woman to ever grace planet Earth. I couldn’t care less what she looked or dressed like as an aspiring new artist, all I care about is that she is over 40 and looks hotter than Kylie and Kendall Jenner combined.   I also believe […]

Why Arab Women Enjoy Their 30s Way More Than Their 20s

Why Arab Women Enjoy Their 30s Way More Than Their 20s

I am turning 34 in a couple of days and honestly, I stopped panicking near my birthday after I hit the big Three-Zero because age is just a number and I can be a child for as long as I damn wish. Yet this year, I feel a little bit closer to 35, which feels […]

5 Messages Egyptian Parents Need To Know

5 Messages Egyptian Parents Need To Know

Egyptian parents suffer to secure a decent life for their kids, so they try to impose what is, to them, an ideal life for us. In this midst of this process, some of them unintentionally overlook a few things. Here are five messages to those parents.     This is our time   Remember when […]

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Respecting Neighbours

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Respecting Neighbours

The Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) was known for spreading love and peace even amongst enemies. No matter how people tried to harm him, he always embarrassed them with how kind and polite he was, making them regret ever being cruel to him. Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) earned people’s respect because of how polite and decent he was. […]

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Empathy

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Empathy

While people think Muslims are strict, violent and oppressive, stories of Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) dismiss every stereotype there is. In these stories, we see how compassionate, loving, merciful and kind Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) is and we hope that all Muslims could follow in his footsteps. The below story shows us how considerate the prophet (PBUH) was: […]

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Putting Others First

Lessons From Prophet Mohamed (PBUH): Putting Others First

Translated by Eman Hussein Omar

Islam is a religion that is widely misunderstood, and while people may believe what the media portrays, the stories of the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) and his teachings show us just what a beautiful, peaceful religion filled with love it really is. Prophet Mohamed (PBUH) is an idol that everyone should follow, not because he is […]

8 Life Lessons Art Teaches Us

8 Life Lessons Art Teaches Us

Artists are frequently judged as those who have nothing better to do with their lives, those who sit around and just have fun or are too lazy to get a “proper” job. But what most people don’t realize is that regardless of the job’s conditions, there is so much a person learns from art and […]

How Our ‘Etsy for the Middle East’ Failed

How Our ‘Etsy for the Middle East’ Failed

There comes a time in a man’s life when he decides to quit the corporate machine and pursue his dream. This time for me was in the year 2012 at the age of 26. With a background in finance and investment banking, coupled with my partner Mostafa Talaat’s marketing and advertising background, we felt we […]

9 Things We’ve Learned From Our Exes

9 Things We’ve Learned From Our Exes

Having your heart broken or going through a breakup just sucks! However, no matter how much your ex has hurt you, you really do learn from your mistakes (at some point). I believe that a person is a combination of their experiences, the most of which we get from the mistakes we’ve made. Looking back, […]