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 […]

14 Middle Eastern Dishes That Defy Portion Control

14 Middle Eastern Dishes That Defy Portion Control

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?    […]

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, […]

Artist Uses Henna to Bring Palestinian Landscapes Back to Life

Artist Uses Henna to Bring Palestinian Landscapes Back to Life

  Fatima Al-Ghoul, a 36-year-old Palestinian painter, has decided to use henna for something that doesn’t involve tattooing. Instead, she created a series of paintings of historic sites in Jerusalem and other Palestinian territories, a job she’s been doing for the past eight years.     “Henna is part of our culture, which is why I chose to draw these […]

Meet the First Palestinian Woman to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Meet the First Palestinian Woman to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

    Palestinians, and Arabs in general, have reason to be proud as Yasmin El-Naggar becomes the first Palestinian woman to conquer Africa’s highest mountain.     The incredible feat has been a tough a road to conquer but the 20-year-old mountain woman had her heart set out to beat it, and she did. The Twitterverse has been […]

Refugee ‘Arabs Got Talent’ Winner Commits Suicide in Lebanon

Refugee ‘Arabs Got Talent’ Winner Commits Suicide in Lebanon

A Palestinian refugee from Syria, Hassan Rabeh, committed suicide on June 21, 2016. The 25-year-old dancer, who won 2013’s season of “Arabs Got Talent” with the dance grou, Sima, took his life by plunging from the seventh-floor apartment in Beirut.     “I’m nothing but a servant of God. My name is Hassan. Alsallam alekom! […]