Instagram Is Trying to Make Facebook Stories Happen with This New Feature

Instagram Is Trying to Make Facebook Stories Happen with This New Feature

Who doesn’t just love posting stories of themselves, while doing the things they love. Whether it’s having breakfast at your favorite Abu Dhabi breakfast spot, or it’s enjoying the last days of summer in Egypt’s North Coast, or it’s hanging out with your family and friends over the weekend, we all just love to share […]

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

Dreamers: What Trump’s Latest Policy Might Mean for Arabs

  On Tuesday, Donald Trump terminated DACA, the Obama-era program that protects the so-called Dreamers from deportation, putting the fate of nearly 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants into uncertainty.   To begin with, for those who do not know what DACA is, it stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is an American immigration policy founded by […]

Evacuation of over 600 Pilgrims After Fire Breaks out in Mecca Hotel

Evacuation of over 600 Pilgrims After Fire Breaks out in Mecca Hotel

Yesterday, a fire broke out in a 15-storey hotel occupied by 600 Turkish and Yemeni pilgrims in Aziziyah neighborhood, located in Mecca (KSA). Thanks to civil defense teams and disaster risk reduction procedures, no casualties have been reported.     The Saudi Press Agency quoted a spokesman for the Saudi Civil Defense General Department in Mecca, […]

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

VIDEO: Female Metro Passengers Fight with Egyptian Police Officer

A video showing a low-ranking police officer (2ameen shorta) allegedly harassing women in an Egyptian metro has been going viral on Facebook. The video indicates that he was in an altercation with one specific woman, which then turned the entirety of the metro’s all-female passengers against him.     The altercation -according to the Facebook […]

Aboul Gheit to Attend UN Security Council’s Meeting

Aboul Gheit to Attend UN Security Council’s Meeting

Earlier today, Sunday 18th 2017, the Secretary – General of the Arab League,  Ahmed Aboul Gheit left Cairo for New York.     Abou El Gheit is to join the UN Security Council’s meeting this Tuesday (the 20th of June, 2017) where the council is scheduled to vote on the UN Secretary – General’s (Antonio […]

Ahmed Malek Wants You to Stop Spreading Rumors About Him and Only Focus on His Art

Ahmed Malek Wants You to Stop Spreading Rumors About Him and Only Focus on His Art

One man who shone brighter than any diamond owned by Rihanna this month is Ahmed Malek. ‘La Totfe2 El Shams’ viewers have fallen in love with Malek’s character, Adam, especially during the past few days when his story line intensified.   Yet, it seems that some people refuse to let go of Malek’s condom prank. […]

UAE to Place a 100% Tax on Tobacco and Energy Drinks

UAE to Place a 100% Tax on Tobacco and Energy Drinks

UAE’s Federal Tax Authority (FTA) just announced that it will be placing a 100% tax on tobacco and energy drinks, a 50% tax on all carbonated beverages, and a value added tax of 5%. Whilst registrations will start in the third quarter of this year, the implementation will take effect by this year’s fourth quarter. […]

3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

  Three Egyptian doctors have been banned from practicing medicine for three years by the Primary Disciplinary Board of the Egyptian Doctor’s Syndicate.   The decision made by the board comes from evidence that shows that these doctors have been using the, now infamous, “Kofta Gate” device (commonly known as Kofta Aids), invented by Egyptian […]

Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

The results of the first round of the French Presidential Elections are in, and Emmanuel Macron is in the lead with 23.9% of the vote, and Marie Le Pen is in second place with 21.4% of the vote.     This means that Macron and Le Pen will be going head to head for the […]

‘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 […]

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