Saudi Arabia to Allow Movie Theaters for the First Time in 35 Years

Saudi Arabia to Allow Movie Theaters for the First Time in 35 Years

  Saudi Arabia has just officially declared that public movie theaters will return to the kingdom for the first time in 35 years.   The decision is reportedly being pushed through by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who also happens to be behind Saudi Arabia’s recent decisions to allow women to drive and play sports. […]

Saudi Authorities Rescue 8 Children from Abusive Father

Saudi Authorities Rescue 8 Children from Abusive Father

By Reem Tolba

  On November 25, Okaz newspaper reported that The Social Protection Unit in the Asir region joined forces with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development, in efforts to save eight children from their abusive father.   The Unit has a duty towards protecting people from domestic violence — which is why they immediately began […]

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Meets Lebanon’s Maronite Patriarch

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks, in Riyadh, with Lebanon’s Maronite Christian Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, last Tuesday 14th of November. Al-Rai also met with Saudi King Salman on the second day of his first visit to Saudi Arabia.     In a similar manner, he also held talks with Saad Al-Hariri, who announced […]

At Least 3 People Died in Saudi Arabia Flash Floods

At Least 3 People Died in Saudi Arabia Flash Floods

The article has been updated to include details about the three deceased Saudis.

  It has been reported that Mecca, Saudi Arabia has been hit by massive floods. To ensure the safety of students, schools and universities have been suspended on Tuesday — a tweet by Mecca’s General Director of Education announced on Monday.   General Authority of Meteorology and Environmental Protection warned of extreme weather conditions in […]

Saudi Arabia Just Recognized Yoga as an Official Sport

Saudi Arabia Just Recognized Yoga as an Official Sport

Saudi Ministry of Trade and Industry just announced that any individual who wants to practice yoga may obtain a license to do so.   Prior to the aforementioned policy, anyone practicing yoga in the kingdom was doing so in an unauthorized manner. This means that we’ll be seeing many new studios opening around Saudi Arabia, allowing more […]

9 Restaurants From Other Arab Countries That Need to Open in Egypt

9 Restaurants From Other Arab Countries That Need to Open in Egypt

By Reem Tolba

Egypt is known for its food, good food might we add. From molokheya, to koshari and so much more. But, the rest of the Middle East also have mouthwatering dishes — which is why these following restaurants need to open in Om El Donia.   WARNING: This article is not for the light-hearted, as it […]

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

Another Sporting Event That Is Only for Women Just Took Place in Saudi Arabia

By Reem Tolba

  After having the country’s first basketball tournament for women, the same thing just happened in Saudi Arabia — only this time, it was a football tournament.   The tournament was held on the 15th of November in a private school in Jeddah. Six teams took the field, on the condition of having an all-female […]

An Arab Woman Just Beat Beyonce on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List

An Arab Woman Just Beat Beyonce on Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List

by Reem Tolba

Forbes has just revealed its annual list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, and oh my, we are very proud.     The UAE’s first female cabinet minister and Sharjah’s ruling family member, Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, was ranked number 36 worldwide — beating Beyonce who ranked 50. Al Qasimi ranked first on the Arab women’s […]

VIDEO: Chilling Footage of Saudi Prince Boarding the Helicopter Before It Crashes

VIDEO: Chilling Footage of Saudi Prince Boarding the Helicopter Before It Crashes

  A day after Saudi Arabia launched a palace purge by arresting several of their fellow royals and officials, a high-ranking prince has died in a helicopter crash.   According to state media, Prince Mansour bin Muqrin — the deputy governor of Asir province –was traveling with several officials when the helicopter crashed. Saudi Arabia, […]

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