US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

US Sells F-15 Jets to Qatar

  On Wednesday June 15th, Doha and Washington signed a $12 billion Arms Deal, amidst the ongoing Gulf Crisis. The deal states that the US is to sell Qatar as many as 36  “F-15QA fighter aircraft.”     The Pentagon stated that the deal “will give Qatar a state of the art capability and increase […]

This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

This Ramadan Energy Bar Is All You Need for Sohour

by Farah Andil

Every Ramadan we witness a range of creative food ideas, whether it’s a new konafa topping or a new sohour trend, the holy month is just full of (delicious) surprises.   This year, an innovative Swiss-based company found a solution for our zombie-like state of mind while fasting.     Imran Posner and Farid Sanders […]

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

Trump Offers to Help Qatar with Its Regional Conflict

by Farah Andil

President Trump has just changed his stance regarding Qatar, a day after praising Gulf nations for breaking diplomatic ties with Doha, because he’s, well, Trump.   Last Tuesday, he tweeted that he reached an understanding with Middle Eastern leaders regarding the financial source behind terrorism — Qatar.     Trump  also seemed very optimistic regarding Saudi Arabia’s […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

#EveryoneIsWelcome: The Way Los Angeles Welcomed Visitors from the Middle East Is Inspiring

#EveryoneIsWelcome: The Way Los Angeles Welcomed Visitors from the Middle East Is Inspiring

  The people of Los Angeles teamed up with the LA tourism board to send a clear message; everyone, and they mean EVERYONE, is welcomed in Los Angeles. The initiative came to life to counter President Donald Trump’s plans to to travel ban Muslims, as well as build a wall along the US southern border.   […]

Ivanka Trump Welcomes Aya Hegazy to Her Home in a Tweet

Ivanka Trump Welcomes Aya Hegazy to Her Home in a Tweet

  Aya Hegazy was recently acquitted by Cairo Criminal Court after more than two years of detention. Hegazy, along with her husband Mohamed Hassanein, co-founded a nongovernmental organization called The Belady Foundation to aid street children.   Soon, allegations were made about the possibility of forcing children to join the Muslim Brotherhood protests and sexually […]

Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

Meet Maha, the Woman That’s Curing Egyptians’ Homesickness in Canada

by Rana El Hawary

  Whether you left Egypt to study for college, work, live, or basically any other possible reason, one thing is for sure; you’ll feel homesick, especially for mama’s cooking. Canada’s Maha’s Kitchen found a solution for this.     “My children, Monika and Mark, were completing their university degrees in Canada, when I told them […]

US Bans 8 Muslim Countries from Carrying Large Electronic Devices on Flights

US Bans 8 Muslim Countries from Carrying Large Electronic Devices on Flights

  The Trump administration has decided to ban eight Middle Eastern and North African countries from carrying large electronic devices on planes. The ban only applies for any electronic devices that are bigger than a mobile phone, which will include laptops and tablets. Royal Jordanian, however, have confirmed that phones and medical equipment won’t be banned. […]

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

6 Things Arabs Should Know When Moving to Los Angeles

  Thinking of moving to the City of Angels? Yes, picking apartments might not seem like the hardest thing in the world because, hello, they have some of the best apartments in LA, but picking a place to live cannot be done without considering details (really) carefully, especially when it comes to our Arab pickiness. […]

VIDEO: Dubai to Have Flying Bikes Very, Very Soon

VIDEO: Dubai to Have Flying Bikes Very, Very Soon

  Only recently, Dubai announced that it will be adding 200 driverless flying (hovering) cars to the streets of Dubai by July. Well, they’ve also just announced the creation of a flying bike.     Russian-based company, Hoversurf, unveiled their latest product Scorpio-3 which is basically a hovering machine that combines the features of a […]

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