Turkish Airlines Cabin Crew Delivers a Baby During Flight

Turkish Airlines Cabin Crew Delivers a Baby During Flight

  Imagine you’re on a flight while being pregnant, and mid-air you go into labor! Horrific, we know. This is literally every mother’s nightmare, but Turkish Airlines crew handled it like gyno-pros.   Passenger, Nafi Diaby, was 42,000 feet up in the air when her baby decided to meet the world for the first time. The […]

‘Chemical Attack’ in Syria Kills at Least 58 People

‘Chemical Attack’ in Syria Kills at Least 58 People

More than 50 people were reportedly killed after planes carrying weaponry that was laced with unidentified chemicals raided Khan Sheikhun, according to Al Khaleej. This is one of the largest mass casualty incidents that has ever happened in the six-year conflict.   According to medical workers, the attack happened Tuesday morning on Khan Sheikhun in […]

Istanbul: Where East Meets West

Istanbul: Where East Meets West

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to the World Tourism Forum in Istanbul. The event has been running for three years now, and has truly become a great intersection of leaders from different cultures in the travel industry. Through my time at this event, I got to meet amazing people from all around […]

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Turkey Among Top 32 Most Powerful Economies in 2050

  As much as the overall impression of Egypt’s economy does not carry any optimistic vibes, a recent report says otherwise. PwC released a report that studies the economies of different countries and suggest the biggest and most powerful ones in 33 yeas.   “The long view: how will the global economic order change by 2050?” ranked 32 […]

#SaltBae Is Back with an Even Saltier and Sassier Video

#SaltBae Is Back with an Even Saltier and Sassier Video

Asado🔪 A video posted by nusr_et (@nusr_et) on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:13am PST   A couple of days ago, the world that we know changed for the better when #SaltBae came to our lives. His way with meat made us realize how we’ll never be as smooth as him, and more importantly, we’ve never […]

#SaltBae: Meet the Dubai-Based Chef That Is Breaking the Internet

#SaltBae: Meet the Dubai-Based Chef That Is Breaking the Internet

Ottoman steak 🔪 A video posted by nusr_et (@nusr_et) on Jan 7, 2017 at 2:44am PST   It’s 2017 and it’s about damn time for new memes to take over our lives. The first official meme to take over our lives belongs to #SaltBae, aka Nusret Gökçe, a Turkish chef that is the proud owner […]

What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

What the Middle East Should Learn from Turkey’s Night Club Shooting

  Turkey hasn’t caught a break in the last month, much like the Middle East. Every time one country begins to breathe a sigh of relief, a bomb or some kind of atrocity happens in a neighboring country. Making this one of the most tumultuous regions in the world.   That being said with all […]

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 […]

Dubai Now Has Its Own Breaking Bad-Themed Coffee Shop

Dubai Now Has Its Own Breaking Bad-Themed Coffee Shop

  Oh yeah, that’s right! It’s time to put on your goggles because you’re about to break into that meth lab-themed coffee shop in Dubai Mall this November.   Walter’s Coffee Roastery is a “Breaking Bad” inspired coffee shop founded by Deniz Kosan. Walters Coffee first opened in Istanbul in March 2015 before opening the second […]

Bomb at a Pre-Wedding Party Kills 50 People in Southern Turkey

Bomb at a Pre-Wedding Party Kills 50 People in Southern Turkey

  People were dancing in the street last night in Gaziantep, southern Turkey, celebrating their friend’s henna party when suddenly a suicide bomber crashed in and bombed the venue taking at least 50 lives, as reported by Reuters. “The celebrations were coming to an end and there was a big explosion among people dancing,” said 25-year-old Veli […]

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