How to Join the Women’s March on Washington from Lebanon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

How to Join the Women’s March on Washington from Lebanon, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

A) Hope to see you there!! B) Hope you will support this demonstration of People Power 👊🏽 by donating!! https://www.crowdrise.com/womens-march-on-washington/fundraiser/womens-marchon-washington #womensmarch @womensmarch A photo posted by America Ferrera (@americaferrera) on Dec 21, 2016 at 10:21am PST   It began as a spontaneous feminist rallying cry via social media. It has morphed into what is expected […]

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

US Teacher Urged People to Vote for Trump So Muslims Can Be “Butchered”

  A US high school teacher is facing massive backlash for a series of Facebook posts that targeted Muslims, gays and other minority groups. He encouraged people to vote for Donald Trump so Muslims would be “butchered.”     The offensive posts were allegedly made by Dan Close, who teaches American History and Government at Dewey High […]

‘Operation Mummy’s Curse’ Sends Ancient Artifacts Home to Egypt

‘Operation Mummy’s Curse’ Sends Ancient Artifacts Home to Egypt

  Any tomb raider out there who isn’t afraid of the mummy’s curse ought to be afraid of this not-so-ancient threat: Operation Mummy’s Curse. An initiative by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Operation Mummy’s Curse is an ongoing multi-year investigation “targeting an international criminal network that illegally smuggled cultural items from around the world.” […]

How Egypt Will Change Now That Donald Trump Is President

How Egypt Will Change Now That Donald Trump Is President

  NEWSFLASH: It won’t. At least the following things, which happen to be very important, will not be affected whatso-f******-ever (excuse my French, but Trump just won the elections and is now the President of the United freakin’ States). We, and most Egyptians, have been following the elections really closely and made the mistake of […]

This Arabic Billboard Has a Really Important Message for Donald Trump

This Arabic Billboard Has a Really Important Message for Donald Trump

By Karima ElNesr

  Okay so, in less than a month, the “Islamophobe of the year” could possibly become the president of the United States. Some people in America understand how scary that fact is and have decided to do something about it. An anti-Trump billboard has been put up by Nuisance Committee super PAC (a committee that was started […]

Clinton, Trump and the Middle East

Clinton, Trump and the Middle East

  If there was a Hollywood for real-life action it would be the Middle East, the mother of all civil and uncivil wars, a region that cannot be left out in an electoral debate, such as the one between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump.   The Middle East made its entrance on the debate’s stage when […]

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

  Noor Tagouri, a Libyan-American hijabi journalist, has been featured in Playboy, the famous entertainment magazine, and has been included as one of the Renegades 2016, a series of profiles on iconic figures who challenge stereotypes, taboos and common culture.   “To be honest, I think being a hijabi Muslim woman, helped me gain that trust. […]

Donald Trump Jr. Posted a Meme About Syrian Refugees and the Internet Went Crazy

Donald Trump Jr. Posted a Meme About Syrian Refugees and the Internet Went Crazy

  The son of Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has followed in the steps of his father and posted a controversial meme on Twitter supposedly explaining his dad’s stance on refugees. And of course, Twitter exploded with absolute anger towards Trump Jr.!     .@DonaldJTrumpJr pic.twitter.com/mUeNoTUfZM — Orlando Jones (@TheOrlandoJones) September 20, 2016 .@DonaldJTrumpJr you’re a […]

More People in the US Diagnosed with Hepatitis A Linked to Strawberries from Egypt

More People in the US Diagnosed with Hepatitis A Linked to Strawberries from Egypt

  As the toll rises to 89 people with hepatitis A in the States, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local officials are investigating the outbreak of the illnesses linked to the frozen strawberries that were imported from Egypt.   Almost all the patients interviewed reported that they […]

Egyptian Nemat Shafik to Lead London School of Economics

Egyptian Nemat Shafik to Lead London School of Economics

  Former Bank of England (BOE) Deputy Governor, Nemat Shafik (also known as Minouche Shafik) has signed off her resignation from the BOE to become the first woman to head the London School of Economics (LSE), her alma mater and one of the leading universities in the UK.   Born in Egypt’s Alexandria, 54-year-old Shafik has […]