Gigi Hadid’s New Lipstick Is All About Her Arab Roots

Gigi Hadid’s New Lipstick Is All About Her Arab Roots

counting toes @bellahadid đź‘­ A post shared by Gigi Hadid (@gigihadid) on Nov 12, 2016 at 2:03pm PST   With Palestinian roots, American supermodels Gigi and Bella Hadid certainly have Arab blood running through their veins, and they have never shied away from showing it. Earlier this year, Bella told Porter that she’s proud to […]

PALESTYLE: Help a Refugee Woman Provide for Her Family with This Fashion Brand

PALESTYLE: Help a Refugee Woman Provide for Her Family with This Fashion Brand

by Nadine Arab

Imagine that you could participate in empowering a refugee woman and her family by simply purchasing a product. This is exactly what entrepreneur Zeina Abou Chaaban, Founder of PALESTYLE, thought of when she first visited refugee camps in Lebanon back in 2009.   A post shared by Palestyle Fashion (@getpalestyled) on Oct 1, 2017 at […]

Portion Control Doesn’t Exist in the Middle East Because of These Dishes

Portion Control Doesn’t Exist in the Middle East Because of These Dishes

by Pakinam ElMahdy

Can you stop talking about portion control, because frankly, no one cares. Oh, and can we also just say that some Arab dishes defy the concept of portion control. Let us take you through a journey your belly will definitely appreciate it.     Like honestly, can you just eat one piece of mombar?    […]

‘Iraqi Sniper’: the Response All Arabs Needed to ‘American Sniper’

‘Iraqi Sniper’: the Response All Arabs Needed to ‘American Sniper’

In 2014, Clint Eastwood directed “American Sniper”: a biographical war drama film based on the autobiographical memoir, under the same name. Needless to say, the film was a huge success, with an international gross of over $547 million. The film was also the highest grossing film of 2014 in the United States ($350 million).   Bradley […]

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

  When we think of baseball, we think of big hunky men running around a field doing God knows what. Palestinian women, however, decided to shatter everything you believe about that sport.     Coach Mahmoud Tafesh — former soccer player who played for the Palestinian national team for 16 years — introduced the sport […]

Gigi Hadid Celebrates Her Palestinian Roots on First-Ever Vogue Arabia Cover

Gigi Hadid Celebrates Her Palestinian Roots on First-Ever Vogue Arabia Cover

by Raghda Elsayed

Supermodel Gigi Hadid, the daughter of Palestinian-American real estate developer Mohamed Hadid and former American model Yolanda Hadid, makes it on the cover of Vogue Arabia.     The Hadid family have always been criticized by people for not defending Arabs, or being proud of their Arab heritage. Now, Gigi has shut down all these […]

7 Things You Need to Know About Your New Arab Idol

7 Things You Need to Know About Your New Arab Idol

by Raghda Elsayed

Millions of Arabs tuned in on Saturday to watch as the new Arab Idol’s announced. And after a long vocal battle, the 23-year-old Palestinian Christian singer Yacoub Shaheen was announced the winner.   Other than being a brilliant singer, Shaheen is a very interesting character. We gathered up some very important things you need to […]

Palestinian-American Model Gigi Hadid Teams up with Tommy Hilfiger for #GigiXTommy

Palestinian-American Model Gigi Hadid Teams up with Tommy Hilfiger for #GigiXTommy

  It is not an usual sighting to see celebs and designers find a special bond either becoming their muse in one way or another or teaming up forces to bring you the ultimate collabs.  In this case, we saw super model Gigi Hadid, Palestinian-American model join up forces with Tommy Hilfiger for their first […]

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

Palestinian American Organizer for #WomensMarch Faces Islamophobic Attacks

  Women have been uniting like never before in the United States this past week. Following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, every woman has left the comfort of her home, took to the streets to protect her basic rights. The Women’s March  has been a huge inspiration for females all over the world, yet amidst one of the […]

Meet Omar Kamal, the Palestinian Frank Sinatra

Meet Omar Kamal, the Palestinian Frank Sinatra

by Salma Iraqui

  It’s not the first time we hear of a Palestinian who paved his own path to glory. The Palestinian diaspora led many of its citizens to universality; many Palestinians managed to express their struggle through artistic expression.     Omar Kamal, Sinatra of Palestine as people call him, followed the paths of Mahmoud Darwish, […]

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