This 14-Year-Old Emirati Teenager Just Became One of the World’s Youngest Solo Pilots

  With only 25 hours of training, 14-year-old Mansoor Anis from Sharjah, has officially become one of the youngest solo pilots ever.     Anis started learning how to fly a plane when he was just seven years old, using a computer flight simulator, and the help of his uncle. “With the simulation software, he […]

9 Arabs With World Records That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

9 Arabs With World Records That You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

By Laila Gamaleldin

Some Arabs haven’t had the best of luck when attempting to achieve world records. Achieving the world record for the highest flag didn’t quite work out for Egypt. The world’s longest table didn’t exactly go as planned either and we don’t think “Most Excitement at the Sight of an Open Buffet” counts. The curse hasn’t […]

17 Insane Modern World Records Held By Egyptians

17 Insane Modern World Records Held By Egyptians

On Sept. 19, 2014, Egyptian Ahmed Gabr broke the Guinness World Record for Deepest Dive (Male), unleashing a wave of Egyptian pride for having one of their own listed in the coveted book. But did you know that Egyptians hold some 35-40 world records, according to Guinness World Records Official Adjudicator Talal Omar? Here are […]