Culture 24 June 2019

Why Are Shoes So Offensive In Arab Culture?

The recent incident with Bella Hadid had us thinking about shoes and the interesting history of shoeing.

by Staff Reporter

Culture 10 June 2019

Arabs Have A Lot To Celebrate

There have been some amazing wins for Arabs over the last few weeks - and we have their stories.

by The Arab Edition Team


While we stand with Sudan and recognise that something needs to be done about the atrocities happening there right now, we want to remind you that the Sudan is more than a country that is currently rattled with violence.

Sudan is rich in history, diversity and culture, that needs to be preserved for her people and the world. Watch or video to learn a few facts about Sudan.

Entertainment 24 April 2019

You need to watch Ramy. Now.

Here are our initial thoughts on the 10-episode comedy series about a millennial Egyptian American Muslim that's long overdue.

by Maán Jalal

Culture 24 April 2019

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi: Progress Update

Set to open in 2022, The Frank Gehry designed building will house a global collection of art.

by Staff Reporter

Entertainment 21 April 2019

Cosplayers of the Arab World

Meet the Arab Cosplaying community at MEFCC and find out why dressing up in character helps you be yourself.

by Maán Jalal

Culture 1 April 2019

Egyptian designer whose work went viral says Arabic is “part of who we are"

Mahmoud Tammam’s illustrations took the Arab world by storm and are making us re-think how Arabic should exist in the modern world.

by Maan Jalal

Entertainment 25 March 2019

Mo Salah hosts a kids’ press conference in Dubai

What would you ask a football superstar? These children knew exactly what to ask!

by Staff Reporter

Culture 22 March 2019

Six Novels About the Contemporary Arab Experience

Looking for some good books to read? Here are novels about contemporary Arab life from across the Arab world for you to get completely immersed in

by Maan Jalal

Lifestyle 21 March 2019

Happy Mother's Day to all The Arab Mammas throughout history

Check out these 15 beautiful portraits of Arab mothers over the last century.

by Staff Reporter

Culture 20 March 2019

#MyBaghdad: Photos of a great city that you should see

University student Sumaya Al-Naqshabandy documents the history of Baghdad through its architecture on Instagram.

by Maan Jalal

Culture 19 March 2019

Five Arab women challenging the narrative

Politicians, doctors and humanitarians. Here’s our list of Arab women risking a lot to better the lives of people around them.

by Ayesha Ifteqar

Lifestyle 21 February 2019

600 e-Scooters will launch in Dubai

KIWIride e-Scooters are especially designed for the hot conditions of the Middle East.

by Staff Reporter

Lifestyle 19 February 2019

Six Influential Arab Architects Who Aren’t Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid's work is synonymous with innovation but we have to ask who were the other great Arab architects from recent history?

by Ennis Jalal

Entertainment 17 February 2019

Danny Aridi/ “We’re more alike than we are different”

The singer and songwriter released a new music video on Valentines Day and we are in love with it.

by Lara Baker

Entertainment 14 February 2019

12 Valentines Day posts that had us lol, Aww and shook!

We collected the best posts to keep you entertained no matter how you're choosing to celebrate (or not celebrate) the day of love.

by Staff Reporter

Culture 11 February 2019

Mary Mounib: A pioneer in Egyptian cinema is honoured with a Google Doodle

The iconic Egyptian comedic actress was in over 100 films and 60 plays through out her 53-year career.

by Staff Writer

Entertainment 11 February 2019

I watched the Aladdin Trailer and I don't know what's going on

The live action trailer has received backlash online – why? It’s more than just Will Smith looking a little too blue.

by Maán Jalal

Food 10 February 2019

Olive The Facts: Five things you should know about the Arab worlds favorite little fruit

It’s on your pizza and salads. It’s in your martini. It may even be in your shampoo.

by Ayesha Ifteqar

Entertainment 6 February 2019

+Aziz / “I like rock because it compliments my anti-traditionalist ethos”

Introducing Kuwaisiana, the indie rock band with a world music sound that's infusing rock music, new Orleanian jazz and Khaliji music in mind bending ways.

by Maán Jalal

Entertainment 5 February 2019

Everything you need to know about Nadine Labaki’s Journey

The first female Lebanese director to be nominated for an Oscar is changing the Arab narrative.

by Ayesha Ifteqar and Staff Writer

Culture 4 February 2019

Pope Francis makes a historic visit to the UAE

Pope Francis visit the Arabian Peninsula for the first time to attend inter-religious talks.

by Staff Reporter

Fashion 3 February 2019

Do you want a creative future?

The Creative Futures Forum in Saudi Arabia has begun and we are loving what it's all about!

by Staff Reporter

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