These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

These Photos of Saudi Pilots Breaking Their Fast Will Give You Goosebumps

  Mecca gets particularly crowded during the holy month of Ramadan. To ensure worshipers to remain as safe as possible, Saudi Arabia deployed pilots flying Black Hawk Choppers above Mecca’s Royal Clock Tower, monitoring and ensuring the safety of those on the ground.     A photographer took photos of two of the pilots breaking […]

VIDEO: Jordan’s King Abdullah Helped Extinguish a Fire near His Palace

VIDEO: Jordan’s King Abdullah Helped Extinguish a Fire near His Palace

  When a fire broke out in the green mountains near one of his palace, King Abdullah of Jordan did not just sit around and do nothing, in fact, he did quite the opposite. His majesty joined the rescue teams to help extinguish the fire.   The 55-year-old royal thanked the various entities that helped […]

Everything You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi’s Yas Arena

Everything You Need to Know About Abu Dhabi’s Yas Arena

The plans and designs for Yas Arena have just been released and it looks like it’s going to be huge! Yas Island, which already features Ferrari World, Yas Mall, and the Yas Island Formula 1 Circuit will welcome the new development.     The multipurpose venue has 18,000 capacity indoor and it will be capable of […]

This UAE Mosque Was Renamed to Promote Tolerance and Coexistence

This UAE Mosque Was Renamed to Promote Tolerance and Coexistence

  In a world that could sometimes feel like it is just full of hate, it is always refreshing to know that love just may have a shot to trump it. A mosque in Abu Dhabi’s Al Mushrif district has been renamed, and its all in line with the United Arab Emirates’ vision of promoting […]

12 Beautiful Pictures That Will Make You Want to Go to Aswan

12 Beautiful Pictures That Will Make You Want to Go to Aswan

by Hana Ghatwary

Places aren’t just geographical spots on a map. Places are feelings, moments and vibes. One of my new favorite places is Aswan.   Egypt’s Aswan is so many things, but to me, it is the glittering water of the Nile while you lay in the warm sun on a felucca; it is the joy you […]

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Waslet Kheir Is Here to Change the Way We Experience Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of the year when many of the more fortunate Egyptians feel the need to give back to society. That desire manifests itself in different ways, including setting up ma2edat rahmans (iftar tables), donating to charity organizations and much more.     Established in 2005, Waslet Kheir NGO is known for the […]

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

9 Dubai Spots That Will Take Your Iftar Game to the Next Level

With so many options, the choice of iftars can seem a little bit intense. Which is why we’ve scoured Dubai for our favorite options for breaking your fast, so you don’t have to.     Zayna, The Ramadan Tent     Evenings come alive at Zayna, a sanctuary of tasteful opulence where the best of […]

Dhafer L’Abidine Becomes Ramez Galal’s Latest Victim, and Women Literally Lost It

Dhafer L’Abidine Becomes Ramez Galal’s Latest Victim, and Women Literally Lost It

  Egyptian prankster Ramez Galal has been terrorizing the Arab world’s — as well as some of Hollywood’s — biggest celebrities for the past seven years. From making the iconic Fifi Abdou think that she was getting attacked by a shark, to scaring “Boos El Wawa” songstress Haifa Wehbe into believing that an actual mummy […]

Literally Just 38 Memes About Ramadan Mosalsalat

Literally Just 38 Memes About Ramadan Mosalsalat

by Shams Saleh

For some, Ramadan is all about the spiritual connections, eating right and just being a good human being. For others, however, it’s stuffing their bellies with fattening food and watching mosalsalat.   This article is for the ones who are obsessed with Ramadan series. We’ve scoured the Internet for our favorite memes about this year’s […]

Bassem Youssef: His Love for Kitesurfing, Favorite GoT Character and So Much More

Bassem Youssef: His Love for Kitesurfing, Favorite GoT Character and So Much More

by Farah Andil

In an open Q&A on Reddit, the Middle East’s very own John Stewart answered some of his mega fans’ questions about his private life, his future career plans, his view on the situation in the GCC, and so much more! His recent move “Tickling Giants,” which documents the political timeline of Egypt between the period of 2012-2014, […]

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