Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

Saudi Arabia to Reopen Some of Yemen’s Sea and Airports After International Outrage

By Reem Tolba

  Almost two weeks ago, Yemen’s Shiites rebels, known as Houthis, fired four ballistic missiles that were intercepted near Riyadh’s global airport. In response to that, the Saudi-led coalition closed down Yemen’s land, sea and airports a week ago. This blockade was deemed hysterical to Yemenis as it hindered the UN aid to the state. […]

Everything You Need to Know About Egypt’s Beautiful ‘Trash War’ Photo Shoot from 2002

Everything You Need to Know About Egypt’s Beautiful ‘Trash War’ Photo Shoot from 2002

In 2002, an artist called HA Schult organized a photo shoot beside the Pyramids of Giza to raise awareness on the importance of the “Trash War,” a war all of us will inevitably have to face. The campaign included 1,000 life-size sculptures made of trash that toured the world from 1999 to 2003/     This […]

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

The Syrian Girl Who Tweeted from a War Zone Has Made It to New York

Bana al-Abed and her mother, Fatemah, gained popularity last year for their daily tweets about life under siege, while airstrikes rained down on them and Aleppo.     Thankfully, their lives have now changed for the better because they’re no longer dictated by airstrikes and uncertainty. When Bana’s Twitter account started in September 2016, thousands shared messages […]

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 […]

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