Are Enthusiastic Pokémon Go Players Crossing the Line in the UAE?

Are Enthusiastic Pokémon Go Players Crossing the Line in the UAE?

By Nourhan Shahin

  A little over a month ago, Pokemon Go came to everyone’s life and took total control of it. A month later and the app is still going strong. I’ve become so used to seeing people walking in the streets, malls, beaches and basically everywhere catching Pokemon. I’m not sure Dubai’s imams feel the same […]

This Dubai Nightclub Is Actually Throwing a Pokémon Go Party

This Dubai Nightclub Is Actually Throwing a Pokémon Go Party

By Abdul Rahman Ibrahim

Draining time, energy and phone batteries of millions of people, Pokémon Go has been getting people to express their inner Ash Ketchum for weeks. Now that the location-based augmented reality game has gotten people enthusiastically catching Pokemon all over the world, it’s about time the Emirates raised them a toast. Societe Dubai, one of the UAE’s […]

The Ultimate Guide on Where to Find the Best Pokémons in Dubai

The Ultimate Guide on Where to Find the Best Pokémons in Dubai

  After the UAE court issued a warning on the dangers of playing Pokemon Go, people of the Emirates didn’t stop whatsoever. If anything, they’ve increased in the numbers of their Pokemon Trainers. With so many trainers running around the UAE, it becomes a mystery where can one actually find Pokemon. Well, the Pokemon Go Dubai […]

Syrian Children Use Pokémon Go to Plead for Help, and the Results Are Heartbreaking

Syrian Children Use Pokémon Go to Plead for Help, and the Results Are Heartbreaking

By Leena ElDeeb

While the Pokemon Go’ers in the rest of the world are binge-gaming, a new campaign that aims to spread awareness about the war in Syria shows Syrian kids as Pokemons waiting to be rescued; the results are heartbreaking.   1. Syrian Pikachu found in Idlib’s countryside     A Syrian boy in Kafr Nabl, a town […]

UAE Court Issues Dh150,000 Fine for Playing Pokémon Go?

UAE Court Issues Dh150,000 Fine for Playing Pokémon Go?

By Amira Gamal

  Pokemon Go is slowly but surely starting to feel like a religion. Everyone knows what it is and converting to it. Pokemon Trainers are seen everywhere walking around their blocks catching Ratatas. But of course, us Arabs can’t have nice things. Why, you say? Because the UAE have set some restrictions to play the […]

Pokémon Go Is Haram, Al-Azhar Scholar Claims

Pokémon Go Is Haram, Al-Azhar Scholar Claims

  Just as the entire world sinks deeper into the Pokémon Go craze, an Al-Azhar scholar has said the game is “forbidden” and “anti-Islamic,” putting it on the same level as drinking alcohol.   Abbas Shouman, the deputy chief of Al-Azhar, told German news agency DPA that the game “negatively influences the mind and harms the […]

Literally Just 29 Hilarious Egyptian Pokémon Go Memes

Literally Just 29 Hilarious Egyptian Pokémon Go Memes

Okay so, a7na mosh han3eed we nezeed and explain what Pokemon Go is because you as an Egyptian… Actually, scratch that! You as a human being who lives on planet Earth should know what Pokemon Go is. With el sha3b el Masry turning into Pokemon addicts the last few days, we’ve decided to round up […]

Lamis ElHadidy Catches a Pokemon Live On Air

Lamis ElHadidy Catches a Pokemon Live On Air

  Last night, Egyptian journalist and broadcast presenter Lamis ElHadidy ‘wanted to be the very best like no one ever was’ as she played Pokemon Go on her TV show “Hona El 3asema” on CBC. She also caught a Pidgey that was found in the studio live on air.   She discussed how since the game […]

Literally Just 18 Hilarious Tweets About Arabs Playing Pokémon Go

Literally Just 18 Hilarious Tweets About Arabs Playing Pokémon Go

Life as we know it is over. Begad, Pokemon Go has taken over everyone’s life! No one wants to talk to anyone anymore, unless they’re hunting down Pokemons together at their local ahwa. We’ve rounded up our favorite tweets from Arabs all over the Middle East expressing their happiness, anger, frustration OR all three of these emotions […]

Pokémon Go Is Already Taking over Egyptian’s Lives and It’s Very, Very Scary

Pokémon Go Is Already Taking over Egyptian’s Lives and It’s Very, Very Scary

  Nintendo have finally succeeded into making every single person on this planet to want to be the very best. Especially Egyptians! Their new game Pokemon Go is finally out and it’s crazy. The game actually allows the person to catch Pokemons in real life, AKA you walk around everywhere; local ahwa, share3, corniche for […]