Best AP 2016 Images From The Middle East

2016 has been unfortunately a bloody year for the Middle East and the majority of this year's top AP images are from wars or suicide bombings mainly from Iraq & Syria. Mercifully as put by AP, "2016 also brought opportunities for people to gather for sacred days and in celebration of their daily lives". I chose few pictures from AP's top 2016 photos from the region. You can check out the full list . Mosul…

Several Lebanese Reported Missing And/Or Injured At The Istanbul NYE Reina Attack

39 people, including at least 15 foreigners, were killed in a terrorist attack on one of Istanbul's most famous nightclubs, Reina. At least 69 people are being treated in hospitals according to Turkey’s interior minister and the suspect is still on the run, noting that it's not clear how many attacked the club yet. You can follow updates on CNN & The Guardian. As far as Lebanese are concerned, there are still no official reports…

Celebrating Arabic Language Day: The Different Arabic Language Dialects

4 months ago
A Kuwaiti, a Lebanese, an Iraqi, an Emirati, an Eritrean and a Palestinian explore the many different ways of saying the same thing in Arabic. Some of these terms are pretty interesting hehe : – ...

Maxime Chaya Aiming To Be The First To Cycle Across Rubh’ Al Khali (Empty Quarter)

5 months ago
Maxime Chaya is off to a new challenge as he aims to successfully complete the first ever crossing of Rubh’ Al Khali by bicycle. The expedition will be unsupported, but assisted by means of pre-laid ...

Arab News/YouGov Poll: 44% Would Vote for Hillary Clinton, 9% Only Would Vote Trump

5 months ago
An Arab News/YouGov poll surveyed 3,017 people in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on the US elections and presidential candidates and found that: – 47% of Arabs wouldn’t vote for any of the ...

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

5 months ago
[Update 16/11/2016]: Ghazi Aad has passed away this morning. Hundreds of Lebanese families have been trying for years to uncover the fate of their relatives which are missing or still detained in Syrian prisons and ...

Reunited Guns N’ Roses Are Coming to Dubai Next March, No Stops in #Beirut

6 months ago
The Guns N’ Roses are getting back together after almost 23 years and are coming to Dubai on March 3, 2017 for a live concert at Autism Rocks Arena as part of their “Not in ...

Meet Madees Khoury: The only Female Beer Brewer in the Middle East.

6 months ago
Taybeh beer is one of the most popular beers in the Middle East and Madees Khoury, who works as a general manager at the Taybeh Brewing Company, is believed to be only the female beer ...

Zoom Tube: Your Daily Dose of Dabke

6 months ago
I spent a couple of hours last night watching Dabke videos on ZoomTube. There are some really cool Dabke clips from all over the Middle East. What amazes me about Dabke dancers is how they ...

Ferrari #PanoramaLebanon 2016: It’s Happening Soon & I’m a Proud Partner!

6 months ago
Scuderia Lebanon is not done with Lebanon just yet this year. Following the exclusive and successful test drive that I took part in last August, Scuderia Lebanon is planning to organize another event called Panorama ...