UN Report Reveals Rising Number of Child Soldiers in the Middle East

UN Report Reveals Rising Number of Child Soldiers in the Middle East

Within the past several years, a great deal of war, conflict, and sheer tragedy has plagued the Middle East. Specifically, wars have been raging on and on in the countries of Syria, Yemen, and Iraq. Accordingly, pictures of homeless elders, image of school aged children in diasporic circumstances, and realities like disease, hunger, refugee camps, […]

Why This Heart-Wrenching Book About Syrians Is So Important

Why This Heart-Wrenching Book About Syrians Is So Important

The Syrian civil war started on the 15th of March 2011. Unfortunately, it is still an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict, fought primarily between the government of president Bashar al-Assad, and various forces opposing the government.     The war altered the lives of all Syrians, in ways no one could ever imagine. Which is why […]

Horob Edterary Won the Box Office, but Gawab Eteqal Won Our Applause

Horob Edterary Won the Box Office, but Gawab Eteqal Won Our Applause

By: Abdulhameed Afifi

This Eid’s cinematic battle is between our old beloved action star Ahmed El Sakka, and the new face of youth action Mohamed Ramadan. The two movies are basically your normal adrenaline rush, thriller, car chasing, gun fires, a lot of people dying action films. Let the battle begin!     1. Plot & plot twists   […]

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 […]

US Launches Cruise Missiles at Syrian Air Base in Response to Chemical Attack

US Launches Cruise Missiles at Syrian Air Base in Response to Chemical Attack

  Around 59 Tomahawk missiles have been fired against targets of the Syrian regime. President Donald Trump ordered military action against the Assad regime as a response to the devastating chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun; which is believed to have been executed by the government forces. The missiles have been fired at an air base […]

‘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 […]

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Saudi Arabia Receives a Diplomatic Apology from the UK

Britain just sent an official apology to express their regret to Saudi Arabia. Why, you say? That weird incident that took place last Thursday. Major General Ahmed Al-Asseri, the spokesman of the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, was in a visit to London with Deputy Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. While entering an office in […]

This Powerful Video Explains What It Actually Means to Be a ‘Refugee’

This Powerful Video Explains What It Actually Means to Be a ‘Refugee’

  About 60 million people around the world have been forced to leave their homes to escape war and violence. Those people are refugees, meaning people that seek shelter outside their own country. But what does that term actually mean?   Benedetta Berti and Evelien Borgman explain what that word really means in this powerful […]

This Video Shows the Not-So-Scary Truth About Syrian Refugees

This Video Shows the Not-So-Scary Truth About Syrian Refugees

  “They’re not like us,” the latest offering from Doctors of the World says about Syrian refugees. The short film aims to show the truth about them, which is, they’re just like every single one of us. “I’m a father,” “I’m a husband,” “I’m educated,” the refugees say.   Through interviews, Doctors of the World tries […]

Bassem Youssef Just Slayed Youm7 Owner Khaled Salah on Twitter and It’s So Freakin’ Ugly

Bassem Youssef Just Slayed Youm7 Owner Khaled Salah on Twitter and It’s So Freakin’ Ugly

Katrina ElGahsh

So the world is literally losing its sh*t. First sugar disappears from the country, then Donald Trump wins the elections, then Youm7 owner Khaled Salah trends on Twitter like no other media man ever did, and it was ugly.   The Youm7 published an article two days ago calling Bassem Youssef, among others, “2aramel Hilary Clinton,” meaning Hilary […]

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