Sharm El Sheikh Is Pinterest and Airbnb’s Top Trending Destination

Sharm El Sheikh Is Pinterest and Airbnb’s Top Trending Destination

  A couple of days ago, Thomas Cook announced that it’s canceling all of their Sharm El Sheikh holiday bookings for the winter of 2017-18 and summer of 2018 seasons. We have never believed it when people said “when one door shuts, another one opens,” until now…     According to Enterprise, Sharm El Sheikh […]

VIDEO: Dubai to Have Flying Bikes Very, Very Soon

VIDEO: Dubai to Have Flying Bikes Very, Very Soon

  Only recently, Dubai announced that it will be adding 200 driverless flying (hovering) cars to the streets of Dubai by July. Well, they’ve also just announced the creation of a flying bike.     Russian-based company, Hoversurf, unveiled their latest product Scorpio-3 which is basically a hovering machine that combines the features of a […]

Cayan Group Speaks Against Daredevil Act – Legal Action to Take Place

Cayan Group Speaks Against Daredevil Act – Legal Action to Take Place

  A stunt performed by Russian model Viktoria Odintsova, who risked her life for an Instagram photo shoot off Dubai’s Cayan Tower, has been condemned by the owner of the high-rise building.     “Although the Cayan Tower has been periodically used for extreme sports events, in all cases there has been safety, security, and emergency […]

VIDEO: Russian Model Dangles off a Dubai Skyscraper to Take a Selfie

VIDEO: Russian Model Dangles off a Dubai Skyscraper to Take a Selfie

The video below is not for the weak of heart.

  How far will you go to take that perfect selfie for ‘likes’ and ‘followers’ on Instagram and other social media platforms? Well, this woman would go very, very far.       Viktoria Odintsova, 23, clamboured onto a narrow ledge with no safety equipment whatsoever on the Cayan Tower in Dubai. Yup, she was […]

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

  Following the tragic incident of the Russian passenger jet in October 2015, the South Sinai governorate of Egypt has been declared unsafe for tourists in European countries. Last Thursday, the travel ban has been lifted from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.   According to Egypt Independent, Mohamed al-Hassanein, Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce’s member, said […]

The Russian Ambassador Memes Are Proof That We Lost Our Humanity

The Russian Ambassador Memes Are Proof That We Lost Our Humanity

by Omneya Khalil

  Last night, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot dead at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey. Turkish police killed the gunman while he was shouting, “We die in Aleppo, you die here.”   Okay so, we as Arabs have been exposed to tragic news for years now, and as much as […]

Aleppo’s Last Working Hospital Has Been Destroyed by Airstrikes

Aleppo’s Last Working Hospital Has Been Destroyed by Airstrikes

by Ahmed El-Masry

  All hospitals in Syria’s rebel-held eastern Aleppo are out of service after days of days of heavy airstrikes by Syrian government and Russian warplanes.   “There are currently no hospitals functioning in the besieged area of the city,” the World Health Organization said in a statement, citing reports from its partners in the area.  The […]

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

  Germany’s 4th biggest tour operator, FTI, has announced that it will operate eight flights per week to Sharm El-Sheikh starting December 23rd, bringing numbers back to the level of service before the Russian plane crash in Sinai last October, reports Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Germany was among several countries that placed restrictions on air travel to Egypt after […]

Are Russian Planes Returning to Egypt?

Are Russian Planes Returning to Egypt?

  It looks like we may see Russian planes flying to Egypt again soon, definitely a boon to the tourism industry. No date has been set, but Russia is pleased with the results of Egyptian efforts to improve security, according to Russian news agency TASS. Egyptian authorities have been taking “considerable measures” to enhance security, […]

‘Dabiq’ Magazine Reveals How Daesh Brought Down the Russian Plane In Sinai

‘Dabiq’ Magazine Reveals How Daesh Brought Down the Russian Plane In Sinai

  With the Russian plane crash confirmed to be the result of an on-board bomb, Daesh have released the latest edition of their propaganda magazine, Dabiq, in which they claim to have smuggled a homemade improvised explosive device (IED) on the aircraft. Daesh claims to have targeted the Russian plane after Vladimir Putin ordered air strikes in Syria, the same […]