sdfsf     It takes bravery, emotional resilience and most importantly surrounding yourself with strong minded people who are prepared to make great sacrifices to welcome permanent and positive change. I may not be able to unwrite a moment in my life but I know a moment will never define me. I will always rise […]

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Religion on the go or a fatwa kiosk in Cairo metro

Religion on the go or a fatwa kiosk in Cairo metro

#Egypt‘s #Azhar opened a “#Fatwa Kiosk” in a busy subway station, hoping to spread its approved brand of #Islamism. https://t.co/f7dj1ZsEFi pic.twitter.com/masfIjriwW — Daniel Pipes (@DanielPipes) July 30, 2017 Commuters of the Cairo tube have been presented with a fatwa kiosk offering religious advice. Sheikhs from the Egypt’s highest Islamic authority Al Azhar, who are behind the […]

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Cairo cafe: Fancy an amputated liver for lunch?

Cairo cafe: Fancy an amputated liver for lunch?

Imagine being served an amputated meat-styled #kebda by a #doctor in an eatery! A bit challenging to eat, no? #dr.kebda #egypt #restaurant pic.twitter.com/uapZOawmxc — Anastasia Pastor (@apastorkubrak) August 7, 2017 An operating room-themed fast food D.Kebda  opened its doors in Damanhour, Egypt. Employees dressed as doctors in a hospital wards-looking food hall are serving their customers presumably […]

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Why did Iranian MPs took embarrassing selfies with Federica Mogherini

Why did Iranian MPs took embarrassing selfies with Federica Mogherini

📸 سلفی عجیب نماینده مجلس با #موگرینی ! pic.twitter.com/SafOwtQreZ — خبرگزاری فارس (@FarsNews_Agency) August 5, 2017 Members of the Iranian parliament are facing a strong criticism for their ‘selfie rage’ with EU’s top diplomat, Federica Mogherini. She visited Iran for President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration. Ms Mogherini found herself in a centre of attention when in Parliament. […]

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Forbes’ list: Who are top Arab women on social media

Forbes’ list: Who are top Arab women on social media

Source: Forbes Forbes Middle East has announced the top female social media influencers across the Arab style, fashion, beauty, wellness and cuisine.  The rating is based on subscribers and followers on social media channels, like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and the rest of social media.  So here are the top 10!   Huda Qattan, an Iraqi fashion […]

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Golden rules of dating a Saudi girl

Golden rules of dating a Saudi girl

Dating in Saudi Arabia is not a usual thing to do. A conservative country, the kingdom is notorious for its restrictive marriage policies, where a divorce sometimes is not an option. And yes, it has witnessed arrests for simply walking out together if not being relatives.  Did you know that one quarter of Saudis of […]

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Need a cut in Dubai? Go to first female barber!

Need a cut in Dubai? Go to first female barber!

Source: Image: Reem Mohammed / The National Dubai is mostly famous for its posh cars, splendid hotels and glamorous architecture. However now it became also home to the very first female barber.  Samantha Lloyd, 29, from Aberdare, has broken a generations’ ban on female barbers in the United Arab Emirates and is now woking in a in […]

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