Why Islam Fathi’s Captions Are (Probably) Wiser Than Gandhi

Why Islam Fathi’s Captions Are (Probably) Wiser Than Gandhi

  There are emos, hipsters, the underground, Maadi expats, metal heads, sha3bi, the farafeer elite and then there is Elfamaysa.     Haven’t heard of Islam Fathi yet? Well, we’re sorry to inform you that it’s a definite sign you’ve been trapped in a social media bubble that mainly consists of cute pictures of family and friends. […]

10 Sufi Quotes That Are Guarnteed to Keep Your Spirit Up

10 Sufi Quotes That Are Guarnteed to Keep Your Spirit Up

by Salma Iraqui

  These Sufi quotes are so inspirational, they will lift your spirits up and give you that dose of relaxation that you’ve been searching for. And no, you don’t have to be Sufi to be able to relate to them. So, just let go, kick back, and enjoy these pieces of wisdom and spirituality.   […]

13 Beautiful Lines of Poetry That Will Give You the Feels

13 Beautiful Lines of Poetry That Will Give You the Feels

by Salma Iraqui

These lines of poetry are too relatable to our life. The poets belong to different cultures and backgrounds, but the content of their poetry is both inspiring and relevant.       “Allow me to speak my Arab tongue before they occupy my language as well. Allow me to speak my mother tongue before they […]

Egyptians Who Took Explicit Poetry to a Whole New Level

Egyptians Who Took Explicit Poetry to a Whole New Level

by Salma Iraqui

This list of poets show how freely some Egyptian poets used language. These poets caused huge controversy through their use of language. The below quotes contain explicit language and sexual imagery. The purpose of these poems is to shock the audience and deliver strong social messages.     Naguib Sorour     Back in the […]

18 Beautiful Arabic Quotes to Read When You’re Feeling Lost

18 Beautiful Arabic Quotes to Read When You’re Feeling Lost

by Careen Bablli

If you’re a bookworm like me, you’ll understand how powerful can quotes be sometimes. Quotes can make you feel emotions you’ve never thought you could feel. Here are some of my favorite quotes by Arab figures, authors and artists that’ll be there for you when you need someone.       “If you love somebody, […]

12 Motivational Queen Rania Quotes to Inspire You

12 Motivational Queen Rania Quotes to Inspire You

By Shereen Ashraf

  Last week, we talked about how beautiful Queen Rania is, and how her outfit game is always on point. Today, we want to prove that she’s not just the looks, but also the brains. We give you our favorite quotes by her Majesty.     We always say Jordan is not rich in natural resources […]

12 Quotes from the ‘Before’ Trilogy That Are Guaranteed to Give You the Feels

12 Quotes from the ‘Before’ Trilogy That Are Guaranteed to Give You the Feels

By Amira Gamal

  For anyone who has watched the romantic movie “Before Sunrise,” you’ll totes understand what I mean when I say how utterly sensational and beautiful that movie is. You also probably watched “Before Sunset” and “Before Midnight” moments after watching the first movie. The Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy GIFs have been all over the Egyptian […]

32 Inspiring Things Arabs Can Learn from Muhammad Ali

32 Inspiring Things Arabs Can Learn from Muhammad Ali

  Muhammad Ali has left this world. A poet, a civil rights champion, a proud Muslim and, oh yes, “The Greatest” heavyweight boxer of all time, Ali was also revered for his quick wit and outspokenness, which made him an oft-quoted public figure. “I would like to be remembered as a man who won the […]

16 Quotes to Start off Your 2016

16 Quotes to Start off Your 2016

By Laila Gamaleldin

2015 was a year filled with high and low points, with successes and failures. 2016 is a great place to start fresh. A great time to let go of what didn’t work and to work on improving yourself. Here are a few quotes to motivate you for the new year.   “But who can say […]

10 Powerful Quotes that Inspire Women to Slay in the Middle East

10 Powerful Quotes that Inspire Women to Slay in the Middle East

Veet is releasing its new twin summer pack this August in a campaign that delivers a fun combination of fashion and women’s empowerment. A brand new line of beach bags sold on souq.com features quotes meant to inspire women to take life by the reins. Better yet, inside each bag, there will be a Veet […]

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