Why It’s So Important for Every Arab to Watch This TV Show

Why It’s So Important for Every Arab to Watch This TV Show

There is a TV series that I have become addicted to lately, and I am here to tell you why watching this show is a pursuit that is worth every Arab’s time . The show -called the Handmaid’s Tale- is based on a novel under the same title by author Margret Atwood. The show’s plot […]

Egyptian Lawyer Says It’s a ‘National Duty’ for Men to Rape Girls Who Wear Ripped Jeans

Egyptian Lawyer Says It’s a ‘National Duty’ for Men to Rape Girls Who Wear Ripped Jeans

  Nabih Al-Wahsh, an Egyptian lawyer, has prompted outrage for saying harassing and raping girls who wear revealing clothing such as ripped jeans is a “national duty”.   “Will you feel happy when you see a girl walking down the street with half of her behind showing?” he said on Al-Assema earlier this month. “I say that […]

Egyptian Writer Wahid Hamed to Be Honored with Arab Lifetime Achievement Award

Egyptian Writer Wahid Hamed to Be Honored with Arab Lifetime Achievement Award

by Marwa Khalifa

The outstanding Egyptian writer, Wahid Hamed, has been awarded with this year’s Arab Lifetime Achievement Award for his influential screenplays and his powerful contributions to the film-making industry.   The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is confirmed to run from December 6 to 13 in its 14th edition. The Egyptian writer is set to receive […]

The ‘Poteto’ Ad Is an Actual Disgrace to Humanity and We Love It

The ‘Poteto’ Ad Is an Actual Disgrace to Humanity and We Love It

  There are only so many things that could go wrong with an ad, but time has proved that sometimes agencies can overdo themselves. From a product that is misspelled and mispronounced, encouraging kids to skip a healthy breakfast for over-fried junk, to a lack of artistic direction, the Poteto ad is so horrific and […]

8 Insane ‘Game of Thrones’ Theories from Arab Fans That Will Blow Your Mind

8 Insane ‘Game of Thrones’ Theories from Arab Fans That Will Blow Your Mind

With Game of Thrones new much-anticipated season just one week away, I couldn’t contain my excitement to write a piece about my all-time favorite TV series.     GoT is, without a doubt, the most popular TV series of all time, and Arabs are considered to be a huge chunk of its fans. The fan […]

If Dhafer Dies in ‘7alawet El Donya’ After Ahmed Malek’s Stunt, We’re Boycotting TV

If Dhafer Dies in ‘7alawet El Donya’ After Ahmed Malek’s Stunt, We’re Boycotting TV

by Karine El-Tantawy

  We can’t take it anymore, we just can’t!  If you’re one of the millions following “La Totfe2 El Shams,” the past few days must have pretty rough on you, especially after Ahmed Malek’s character contemplated suicide. No one knows if he actually died yet, and we just can’t keep living in suspense.   Moving to […]

Was Our Favorite War Scene from ‘Khalsana Beshyaka’ Stolen?

Was Our Favorite War Scene from ‘Khalsana Beshyaka’ Stolen?

We love Ahmed Mekky. He is hands down our favorite comedian this year, as well as every other year. It seems, however, that social media is disappointed with what was considered their favorite show this Ramadan. Facebook users have been sharing an ad for “The Mail” which looks surprisingly similar to the major war scene from “Khalsana Beshyaka.” […]

Nelly Karim Is Basically Every Woman This Ramadan Because Sacrifice Is Tricky

Nelly Karim Is Basically Every Woman This Ramadan Because Sacrifice Is Tricky

  For the past two years, everyone has been accusing Nelly Karim in Ramadan of being unnecessarily morbid. The actress is known for choosing realistic story lines that hit us hard in the feels. This year, Karim has chosen a less dark path for her viewers, however, it is still painful on so many levels. […]

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

Muslim Preacher Encourages Parents to Lock Their Daughter for Taking off the Veil

  Islamic preacher, Souad Saleh, received a phone call on her show from a crying Egyptian mother who was seeking advice about her daughter who recently took off the veil.   According to the mother, the 18-year-old daughter has been locked inside the house ever since she took off her veil. The daughter even missed out on […]

Egyptian TV Host Goes on Air, Husband Divorces Her

Egyptian TV Host Goes on Air, Husband Divorces Her

  A viral video from an Egyptian TV channel called LTC showed a breakup like no other. The TV host answered the phone call which was later revealed to be her husband. He then asked his wife, “why did you go on air [work] without asking my permission?” She answers her husband by saying, “I […]

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