15 Things We Wish We Could Say to Our Boss in Ramadan

15 Things We Wish We Could Say to Our Boss in Ramadan

Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, family bonding, giving back, and learning patience. In the work place, people fasting are faced with an extra obstacle that we must overcome as to continue fasting…and not get fired. We have a growing urge to say things we shouldn’t say to our friends, mom, cat and our bosses […]

Canon Middle East Shows Us a Whole New Dubai We’ve Never Seen Before

Canon Middle East Shows Us a Whole New Dubai We’ve Never Seen Before

  Canon Middle East never fail to host remarkable campaigns to introduce their new inventive range of video and still cameras. We were ecstatic to join them for the third time to live cover their new campaign, #FollowmyfootstepsME, in collaboration with Gulf Photo Plus (GPP) to capture and celebrate the essence of self-portraiture with their stunning collection […]

Chef Anthony Bourdain Says You Need to Travel to Beirut Right Now

Chef Anthony Bourdain Says You Need to Travel to Beirut Right Now

  World renowned food critic, chef, and the host of CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” Anthony Bourdain is no stranger to the Arab world. Having traveled across our desert plains to our turquoise beaches from Lebanon to Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Bourdain has become an honorary Arab. When asked by food magazine Bon Appétit where should one […]

Tantes Back Home vs Tantes in North America

Tantes Back Home vs Tantes in North America

By Alia Youssef

When we think about the difference between Middle Eastern culture and North American culture, we automatically spot the elephants in the room: gender equality, organized streets, clean air, less wastas (special treatment for having connections) and more diversity. What most people fail to see is that the North American and Middle Eastern cultures share a huge […]

13 Signs He’s an Arab F*ck Boy

13 Signs He’s an Arab F*ck Boy

As an iconic girl 90’s group once said, ‘A scrub is a guy that think he’s fine and is also known as a buster; always talkin’ about what he wants and just sits on his broke ass.’ Today the scrub has earned a more candidly descriptive name: f*ck boy. While we discussed how we feel about said boys’ […]

12 Perks of Living Alone in the Middle East

12 Perks of Living Alone in the Middle East

As I ring in my seventh month moving from San Francisco to Cairo, I’m cherishing and celebrating many perks including the perks of being on my own for the first time. As I pondered the idea of either getting a new apartment or getting a roommate to save money I really soaked on the idea of what […]

27 Movies You Wouldn’t Believe Were Filmed in Jordan

27 Movies You Wouldn’t Believe Were Filmed in Jordan

With a sea, forest, desert, and big city, Jordan is the perfect backdrop for any silver screen story from invasion of robots to historical tales of the past to romantic tragedies. Along with being a phenomenal setting for screenplays, many movie buffs in the region chose Jordan to film their movies since the Jordanian Royal […]

How Color Psychology Differs in the Middle East and Around the World

How Color Psychology Differs in the Middle East and Around the World

By Nick Rojas

  While some colors may repulse us, others make us happy, and a select few are directly connected to certain celebrations and festivals. Think of Valentine’s Day, which had us all seeing red, and when St. Patty’s Day came rolling around, many celebrants were blanketed in the blarney shade of green. Although these traditional holiday colors are more […]

Amr Diab’s Latest Hit “3omrena Ma Hanerga3” Was Leaked and the Internet Is Freaking Out

Amr Diab’s Latest Hit “3omrena Ma Hanerga3” Was Leaked and the Internet Is Freaking Out

When the Hadaba has something to say, the whole country and the entire Arab world goes mute. After the release of the not-so-popular hit, “AlQahirah“, which was an unprecedented collaboration with Mohamed Mounir, Diab announced that his long-awaited album Ahla We Ahla will be released soon. Yet, when his latest hit “3omrena ma hanerga3” was leaked early, […]

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

Syrian-American Activist Kinda Hibrawi Bridges East and West With Her Art

  Coming from two different worlds usually makes a person have mixed feelings about pretty much everything, especially when one of your worlds is falling apart and faces severe destruction every day. Syrian-American artist, Kinda Hibrawi, expresses the meeting of East and West in her paintings. Her artwork is a passionate journey of femininity, spirituality and cultural […]

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