VIDEO: Egyptian Family Saves a Kidnapped Syrian Man in a Car Chase

VIDEO: Egyptian Family Saves a Kidnapped Syrian Man in a Car Chase

by Marwa Khalifa

An Egyptian family managed to rescue a kidnapped Syrian man after they decided to chase the car of the kidnappers and screamed for help from people in the street.     Yara Alaa El-Din, the girl who filmed the harrowing footage with her phone, felt suspicious when she noticed a man with a covered face […]

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

These Berlin Dinner Parties Celebrate Refugees and Their Food

  Über den Tellerrand, which translates to “Beyond the Plate,” is a nonprofit organization in Berlin that connects refugees with Germans for meals and cooking classes.       Refugee chefs share recipes from home with the locals, they then cook the meals and eat them together, and in the process build friendships and get to […]

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah, gained popularity last year for their daily tweets about life under siege, while airstrikes rained down on them and Aleppo.     Thankfully, their lives have now changed for the better because they’re no longer dictated by airstrikes and uncertainty. When Bana’s Twitter account started in September 2016, thousands shared messages […]

Wife Exposes Her Syrian Husband’s Fake Kuwaiti Citizenship

Wife Exposes Her Syrian Husband’s Fake Kuwaiti Citizenship

After being fed of up her significant other criticizing Kuwaitis, a wife got so angry that she revealed her husband’s fake Kuwaiti citizenship and got him arrested.   Little did she know that not only her husband but also her children will lose their Kuwaiti citizenship, according to the Kuwaiti law.     In her […]

UN Report Reveals Rising Number of Child Soldiers in the Middle East

UN Report Reveals Rising Number of Child Soldiers in the Middle East

Within the past several years, a great deal of war, conflict, and sheer tragedy has plagued the Middle East. Specifically, wars have been raging on and on in the countries of Syria, Yemen, and Iraq. Accordingly, pictures of homeless elders, image of school aged children in diasporic circumstances, and realities like disease, hunger, refugee camps, […]

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

VIDEO: Man Reciting the Call to Prayer in Spain Will Warm Your Heart

Syrian traveler, Mouaz Al-Nass, was captured in a video reciting the Islamic Adhan (call to prayer), at Alhambra Palace in Spain, and it’s going extremely viral — for all the right reasons.   Although Alhambra Palace has a huge historical value to Islam, Adhan hasn’t been performed there for over 500 years, making Al-Nass’ recitation […]

This International Artist’s Latest Album Is an Ode to War-Torn Syria

This International Artist’s Latest Album Is an Ode to War-Torn Syria

by Marwa Aziz

With a striking figure, oversized sunglasses and mustache, jalabiya and keffiyeh, prolific Syrian wedding singer Omar Souleyman has been taking the west by storm. A famous Syrian expat who started his impressive career trajectory as a wedding singer in 1994 in Syria, Souleyman, was introduced to the west four years ago, before civil war broke out in Syria.   […]

Asala’s New Song Just Became a Meme and We Are Loving Every Second of It

Asala’s New Song Just Became a Meme and We Are Loving Every Second of It

Queen Asala has just released a new song — more importantly, she released the artwork for it, and it’s quite something.     The artwork for her new single “Ana Batkhan” (I’m Being Cheated On) features the Syrian songstress looking like a goddamn royal. Her hair, outfit, makeup game are on point. But, that’s not […]

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney Change the World for These 3,000 Syrian Refugees

Amal and George Clooney may have their hands full right now as the parents of newborn twins. But that’s not stopping them Hollywood’s favorite power couple from getting stuff done.     George is reportedly taking a short break from his acting career to join Amal on her mission to save the world. How, you […]

Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

Meet ‘STAR’: The Superheroes Saving Stray Animals in Syria

In a war-torn Syria, it is easy to imagine the horrors that humans have to endure on a daily basis. No imaging, however, can possibly compares to the savagery that is reality. This savagery of war is not something that only effects the loves of humans, it is something that also effects the lives of […]

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