Saudi Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz Gets ‘Fired’ from Vogue Arabia

Saudi Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz Gets ‘Fired’ from Vogue Arabia

  The Saudi princess at the helm of the newly launched Vogue Arabia claims she was fired from her post as editor-in-chief after just two print issues of the luxury fashion magazine.   Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, who had no previous editing experience, was appointed by Condé Nast International in July, ahead of the title’s first […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

New Egypt Court Ruling Backs Tiran and Sanafir’s Transfer to Saudi Arabia

by Rana Elhawary

In November 2016, The Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court reached a verdict regarding the Tiran and Sanafir Treaty. The verdict that was issued stated that Tiran and Sanafir were Egyptian islands and, correspondingly, the treaty made with Saudi Arabia is illegal, as it would require the surrendering of Egyptian territory to a foreign government.     […]

This Saudi Marriage Academy Can Get Men Married to 3 Wives in a Month

This Saudi Marriage Academy Can Get Men Married to 3 Wives in a Month

  Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Hoazn Mirzan comes out and surprises us all with the…let’s just say bizarre concept we’ve ever heard before.   Mirzan, a Saudi lecturer in the King Abdulaziz University, was on Rotana Khalijia’s program Etegahad (Directions) and came up with the idea to open a Marriage Academy to […]

This Saudi Woman Just Set a New World Record in Dubai

This Saudi Woman Just Set a New World Record in Dubai

  Dubai is home to many world records–including the largest tin of caviar–but one that has nothing to do with food was set over the weekend, and the woman behind it is pretty freakin’ inspiring.   Mariam Saleh Binladen, a dentist from Saudi Arabia, has set another record in Dubai. The humanitarian work advocate made […]

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

by Salma Hossam

  The Twitter has been going crazy with the #WeMetOnTwitter hashtag recently. From the cutest love stories that will make you aww, to the most awkward encounters and so on, this hashtag is the absolute best. I’ve compiled a list of tweets from Arabs about #WeMetOnTwitter.                   […]

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

6 Arabs You Probably Didn’t Know Won Golden Globes

  A wise woman by the name of Meryl Streep just said, “America right now consists of Hollywood, foreigners and the press.” You got that right!   While Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling filled us with joy when they snatched their statues for La La Land, several Arabs, or some that are of Arab descent, have made […]

Your 2017 Anthem Is Here, and It’s Brought to You by Saudi Women

Your 2017 Anthem Is Here, and It’s Brought to You by Saudi Women

  A pop song that delivers a political and cultural message about women in Saudi Arabia has racked up more than 2.5 million views on YouTube since it premiered. “Hwages,” (which translates to concerns) a music video by Saudi director Majed al-Esa released in late December, is going viral both in his home country and […]

It Snowed in Saudi Arabia and the Twitterverse Went Crazy

It Snowed in Saudi Arabia and the Twitterverse Went Crazy

by Salma Iraqui

  Throughout the past few days the climate of Saudi Arabia witnessed a huge change. Images of snow covering sandy areas have been circulating around the Internet and the Saudi Twitterverse has been going insane.     The snow covered Northern Saudi Arabia in Shaqraa and Tabouk, and national securities are warning their citizens of […]

Egyptian Holds Saudi Flag in Olympics Opening Ceremony and People Are Furious

Egyptian Holds Saudi Flag in Olympics Opening Ceremony and People Are Furious

In what was supposed to be a glorious moment for Egyptians at Rio, cheering for our athletes and feeling pride, soon crashed to the ground. Last night, the opening ceremony for the Olympics 2016 was held in Rio’s Maracana stadium. The night started with colorful celebrations and a heart warming welcome to a team of […]