Why Depression Should Be Taken Seriously in the Middle East

Why Depression Should Be Taken Seriously in the Middle East

by Marwa Khalifa

“Don’t invalidate people’s struggles because you’ve been through worse. If someone is tired after working for five hours and you worked for seven, it doesn’t mean that they’re not allowed to be tired. It doesn’t mean that they can’t feel what they’re feeling just because you’ve had it worse.” I found this quote on Facebook […]

These Two Egyptian Brothers Swam Around Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah for a Great Cause

These Two Egyptian Brothers Swam Around Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah for a Great Cause

  Last weekend, brothers Sherif and Omar Saadawi — of Egyptian-Irish descent — swam around the Palm Jumeirah on Friday morning for four hours for a great cause.   The Saadawis started their journey at 5 am, going against all the odds (and jellyfishes) to raise funds and awareness about diabetes in memory of their […]