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 […]

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

King Salman Of Saudi Arabia Announces New Critical Royal Decrees

  Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has issued new royal decrees; announcing several new domestic policies and a cabinet reshuffle. The policies are expected to immensely influence the domestic and foreign policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Firstly, the royal decrees included several domestic policies, among them is the payment of two […]

35% of Egypt’s Population to Get Free Medical Treatment, but What About the Rest?

35% of Egypt’s Population to Get Free Medical Treatment, but What About the Rest?

Ahmed Emad, Minister of Health and Population, stated that the new Health Insurance Law, debated and passed during these last few weeks in Egypt’s Parliament, will guarantee free treatment to low-income individuals.     Those who qualify for this free treatment represent an approximate 35% of Egypt’s total population. The percentage remains approximate because the […]

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

It has been more than a week since tragedy struck on Palm Sunday -9th of April-, when two churches were bombed in Egypt’s Alexandria governorate, and Tanta city of Egypt’s Gharbia governorate.     This Wednesday morning -dating April 19th, 2017- a man by the name of Mahmoud Mohammed Aly Hussein was escorted by authorities […]

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

People Need to Stop Claiming Facebook Page ‘Underground’ Is Responsible for Church Bombings

There’s a page called “تحت الارض – Underground” that has been causing a huge controversy over social media, and people are legitimately scared. For those who don’t know, the page is a supposed satanic page that has been going viral for almost a month, and somehow, the page got connected with the recent attacks.   […]

Kuwaiti MP Safa Al Hashem: The Woman Who Loves to Hate on Expats

Kuwaiti MP Safa Al Hashem: The Woman Who Loves to Hate on Expats

by Rana Elhawary

  Earlier this week, Kuwaiti MP Safa Al Hashem has proposed new laws that would place a temporary one-year halt on issuing driving licenses to expatriates.     She added that this halt should be renewed on a regular basis, until a solution is found to the growing traffic congestion on Kuwaiti roads. Finally, Al […]

Egyptian Judge Shows Sympathy Towards ‘Pampers Child Rapist’ and It’s NOT Okay

Egyptian Judge Shows Sympathy Towards ‘Pampers Child Rapist’ and It’s NOT Okay

  It’s safe and very sad to say that most of us are aware of the “Pampers Child Rapist” incident by now. For those of you who don’t, a 34-year-old man raped a 20-months-old baby that was in her diapers at the time of the rape. The incident became a public opinion case, and has […]

VIDEO: Fire Erupts in Zamalek’s Gezira Club Gymnastics Center

VIDEO: Fire Erupts in Zamalek’s Gezira Club Gymnastics Center

  Just a few minutes ago a huge fire broke at the gymnastics center at Gezira Club in Zamalek, causing the building to collapse. Pictures have been circulating all over social media from the moment it happened, and the smoke could be seen all over Zamalek, Agouza, and Mohandeseen.   Massive fire at gymnastics center […]

VIDEO: Ethiopian Worker Survives Fall from Seventh Floor in Kuwait

VIDEO: Ethiopian Worker Survives Fall from Seventh Floor in Kuwait

by Rana Elhawary

  Last week, we published an article discussing a video that emerged on social media featuring an Ethiopian domestic worker hanging from a window sill, and asking for the help of her female employer. We all watched in horror as this Kuwaiti female employer did nothing, but stand there and film the domestic worker, as […]

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