The World Reacts to Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The World Reacts to Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The White House announced that American President, Donald Trump, will formally declare recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday 6th of December. Since the announcement, the entire Arab and Islamic worlds erupted with rage and anger, for the decision that will potentially lead to unpredictable consequences for the Middle East. Joyce Karam, […]

Saudi Arabia’s Pizza Hut Made Fun of People with Stuttering Problems, and People Are Angry

Saudi Arabia’s Pizza Hut Made Fun of People with Stuttering Problems, and People Are Angry

by Marwa Khalifa

  Pizza Hut in Saudi Arabia has apologized for an offensive tweet that appeared to me fun of people with a stammer. Social media users in Saudi Arabia took to Twitter to express their outrage at the fast food chain by using the hashtag #I_am_boycotting_Pizza_Hut — which has been used more than 50,000 times.   […]

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

by Marwa Khalifa

  Two years ago, everyone’s favorite actor/comedian Ahmed Helmy took a sudden visit with his pregnant wife Mona Zaki to the States. Rumors circulated — mainly by fans — claiming that the celebrity duo wanted to just grant their baby a US citizenship. It was later revealed that the couple went stateside for Helmy’s medical […]

Twitter Middle East Reveals the Most Tweeted-About TV Show of All Time

Twitter Middle East Reveals the Most Tweeted-About TV Show of All Time

The Walking Dead is about to return and the zombie apocalypse vibes are literally everywhere! Just one week before Halloween, the TV show is set to come back into our lives with its eighth season, and it’s expected to influence a huge portion of our Halloween costumes this year!     The series seized a […]

10 Tweets About the Egypt/Congo Match That Will Make You LOL

10 Tweets About the Egypt/Congo Match That Will Make You LOL

History was made yesterday when Egypt beat Congo, 2-1, in the qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup championship. Egyptians have been waiting for 27 years for this special moment, so you can imagine how creative they got on the social media after watching the match.     Here are some of the funniest tweets […]

Celebrate Twitter’s 10th Anniversary with These Hashtag Hacks

Celebrate Twitter’s 10th Anniversary with These Hashtag Hacks

  Today marks the 10th anniversary of one of the most influential websites in history! August 23, 2007 saw the birth of a phenomenon that revolutionized the way people and brands communicate — especially in the Middle East. Twitter quickly became a very important part of a lot of people, and directly influenced the lives […]

Women Shut Down Unwanted Fashion Advice From Muslim Scholar in the Most Perfect Way

Women Shut Down Unwanted Fashion Advice From Muslim Scholar in the Most Perfect Way

Mohamed Alarefe, one of the most popular Muslim scholars in the world — racking up 17.9 million followers on Twitter — has just posted a tweet on how girls should only wear simple abayas with no embroidery.     The tweet read: “Young girl, don’t buy a abaya that has any kind of embroidery on […]

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

When we think of children in a war-torn country, we think of photographs containing images of devastation, hunger, poverty, and lost innocence.   Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian refugee currently residing in Turkey, has put words to these images.     Bana’s words have proved just how much narrative and personal perspective matter, when it […]

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

11 #WeMetOnTwitter Tweets from Arabs That’ll Make You Laugh, Aww and Cry

by Salma Hossam

  The Twitter has been going crazy with the #WeMetOnTwitter hashtag recently. From the cutest love stories that will make you aww, to the most awkward encounters and so on, this hashtag is the absolute best. I’ve compiled a list of tweets from Arabs about #WeMetOnTwitter.                   […]

Literally Just 18 Hilarious Tweets About Arabs Playing Pokémon Go

Literally Just 18 Hilarious Tweets About Arabs Playing Pokémon Go

Life as we know it is over. Begad, Pokemon Go has taken over everyone’s life! No one wants to talk to anyone anymore, unless they’re hunting down Pokemons together at their local ahwa. We’ve rounded up our favorite tweets from Arabs all over the Middle East expressing their happiness, anger, frustration OR all three of these emotions […]