Ordinary Egyptian woman who speaks on your behalf

Ordinary Egyptian woman who speaks on your behalf

Filmmaker and vlogger Fatma Abd el-Salam, decided to open up about her thoughts on women’s issues in the Middle East through sarcastic videos via her personal social media account. فيلم (ناقص واحد) فيلم عن الحب و الفراق.(- 1) A film About #truelove #relationshipgoals48 Hour Film ProjectThe Cairo 48 Hour Film Project Posted by Fatma Abd […]

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Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordan: tougher sentences for ‘honour killings’

Jordanian lawmakers finally closed a legal loophole allowing light penalties for so-called ‘honour killings’ in the country.   State agency Petra  reported that the Jordanian  Parliament will no longer consider ‘severe anger’ a mitigating factor for men who kill a female relative to protect a ‘family honour’.   النواب يُلغي العذر المخفف في جرائم القتل بداعي […]

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Egyptians discovered Laughter Yoga and they love it!

Egyptians discovered Laughter Yoga and they love it!

An Egyptian private-sector centre is hosting a session under ‘Laughter Yoga’. According to the organisers this type of yoga represents a ‘powerful exercise and routine and a complete wellbeing workout’.   Source: Bassem Sabry It is meant to change the biochemical set-up of the body in minutes. It’s easy and it’s fun. According to the […]

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Despacito Arabic Version is making everyone crazy

Despacito Arabic Version is making everyone crazy

  An internet sensation Despacito-song got its Arabic version. A humorous version of the hit was released by Omani musicians and entertainers Mohamed al-Mungi and Muhannad al-Adwani. The song mocks grumbling price of marriage arrangements in the country that are often a big hurdle for young Omanis looking to marry. Song clip shows a father demanding […]

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Celebrating 100 years of hijab

Celebrating 100 years of hijab

The timeline of hijab trends from different countries has been visualised by Muslim Girl initiative. The span of the timeline goes as far back as 100 years and reflects many hijab trends from religion to fashion breaking stereotypes. It visually demonstrates that every country and epoch had its own twist on hijab style. The way […]

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Mind-blowing: GIRL TWERKING IN HIJAB!

Mind-blowing: GIRL TWERKING IN HIJAB!

A Muslim girl wearing hijab has been caught on video twerking with a street dancer in Birmingham. The footage was leaked to social media and got over 1 million views. The video prompted an angry reaction from the Muslim community with some putting death threads to the unknown dancer. One person wrote in a comment: […]

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Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Following Pakistan, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) is launching the very first women-only ambulance service.     The service is operating in pink vehicles and staffed with women for women only.   The first of its kind it will run 12 hours a day and will be responding to emergency treatment for women only, […]

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This kunafah made it to the Guiness book. Here’s why

This kunafah made it to the Guiness book. Here’s why

A 78-meter-long kunafah was prepared this summer to commemorate the 78th year of the southern border province of Hatay as part of Turkey. The province is the dessert’s historic homeland.     The dessert weighted around 1,5 tons and was 78-meter-long. The organisers used 600 kg of shredded wheat, 300 kg of cheese, 450 kg of […]

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Ferrari smashed an hour after purchase

Ferrari smashed an hour after purchase

A brand-new £260,000 Ferrari was crashed to ashes just an hour after it was bought. An unnamed driver, who purchased a jet black Ferrari 430 Scuderia, walked away with only minor scars and bruises. South Yorkshire Police Operational Support wrote: “Afternoon folks, were you stuck in traffic this afternoon on the M1 south around junction 37? If so, here’s […]

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Celebrities you won’t believe have Arab heritage

Celebrities you won’t believe have Arab heritage

Some of world famous stars are actually part-Arab! Have you ever thought these people have Middle Eastern blood?!   Vince Vaughn – Lebanese   Comedian Vince has truly mixed background rooted from Ireland, Italy, Holland, Germany, England, Scotland and Switzerland. However Vince’s grandmother on his dad’s side was Lebanese.   Gigi Hadid – Palestinian   American […]

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