6 of the Middle East’s Most Spectacular Beaches

6 of the Middle East’s Most Spectacular Beaches

by Abdelrahman Bannoura

Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily, the Middle East is covered in seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. Whether you’re seeking solitude or a party, shallow waters or pounding surf, swimming with Skittles-colored fish, we’ve […]

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 […]

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

by Sherif Amin

Last night, the whole country celebrated Egypt’s National football team’s victory at the African Cup of Nations and making it to the finals. We felt like we were all literally moving up to the semi-finals, and that it wasn’t just our 11 players. This month we’re finally seeing some light in the end of Egypt’s dark and […]

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

  The one dish that constantly fuels our country has finally made it to land of the free (but not really because Donald Trump). Koshary, Egypt’s much-loved street food and national dish, just made a grand entrance in New York, via New York Koshary, a new restaurant that’s serving it up…with a twist. Well, twists. […]

The Truth About the Viral Video of the Autistic Child Being Beaten at School

The Truth About the Viral Video of the Autistic Child Being Beaten at School

by Salma Iraqui

  A video has surfaced online that shows an autistic child getting beaten by a man at a school. People on social media have been sharing the video like wildfire, garnering more than a million view in less than two days. Almost everyone thought the video was filmed at a school in Egypt, but after […]

Moroccan Boxer in Rio Held 15 Days in Custody For Accusations of Sexual Assault

Moroccan Boxer in Rio Held 15 Days in Custody For Accusations of Sexual Assault

By Leena ElDeeb

  Rio de Janeiro court sentenced Moroccan boxer, Hassan Saada, to spend 15 days in jail, last Friday. Meanwhile the authorities will investigate and examine claims by the two women who accused Saada to have attempted to rape them at the Olympic Village on Wednesday.   Reports say he invited one of the women to pose for a selfie […]

33 Photos to Remind You How Beautiful Morocco Is

33 Photos to Remind You How Beautiful Morocco Is

Being one of only three countries to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coast lines as well as mountains and deserts, Morocco’s natural scenery is just breathtaking. And for those of you like me who have yet to visit this gorgeous multi-cultural country, here’s a sneak peak that will get you on the next plane heading […]

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Staircase Art around the Middle East

Spreading happiness usually sounds a lot easier than it actually is. But When artists took to the streets and started painting staircases around the Middle East, everyone was happy! It might seem like a simple, pointless act, but every time you come across one of these spectacular staircases, you’ll find yourself smiling from how bright […]

Serial Killers Who’ve Terrorized The Middle East

Serial Killers Who’ve Terrorized The Middle East

There’s a reason why parents have ALWAYS been extremely protective. With stories of serial killers and the horrendous crimes they’ve committed, growing up in a safe environment has always been an issue. Witnessing criminals like these growing up would’ve definitely made me keep an extra two eyes out for my loved ones! Here are some […]

Legendary Dishes Middle Eastern Countries Are Famous For

Legendary Dishes Middle Eastern Countries Are Famous For

The Middle East is a rich region in culture, history, natural beauty and, well, every other way possible, in our opinion! The region also has a wonderful variety among its countries in dialects, habits and resources. For that, the Middle East offers food that is nothing short of fantastic. Each country shines with its own national dishes […]