Transforming Arabic Words Into Illustrations Showing Their Meaning

I'm not really sure who's behind these illustrations to be honest but I love the concept and execution. Basically, they manipulated Arabic words and turned them into illustrations that show the literal meaning of these words. The original article I found was on BoredPanda by Mahmoud El Sayed but the project on Behance.net was published by Mahmoud Tammam. In all cases, you can check out all 40 illustrations . These illustrations would make really cool…

Royal Jordanian Mocks Trump’s “Muslim” Ban Once Again

RJ took another hit at Trump's Muslim ban by slashing their prices and changing the Ban to "Bon Voyage". The old ad that came out before Trump won said “Just in case he wins ... travel to the US while you’re still allowed to”. Of course no one expected Trump to go ahead with his ban, just like no one expected him to win. In all cases, and since the ban was paused for now,…
Critiques

Appointment of a Lebanese as Head of PR Causing a Stir in Saudi Arabia

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I have no idea who Kristie Sarkis is, but her recent appointment in a senior position at Saudi Airlines has caused a twitter storm in Saudi Arabia. Saudis are upset that their national airline chose ...
Fun

The 2016 Democracy Index: Lebanon a Hybrid Regime, The U.S A Flawed Democracy

3 months ago
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index for the year 2016 is out. It is a yearly report that classifies countries as one of four types of regimes: – Full Democracy: a nation where civil liberties ...
Middle East

Best AP 2016 Images From The Middle East

4 months ago
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 ...
Middle East

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

4 months ago
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 ...
Fun

Celebrating Arabic Language Day: The Different Arabic Language Dialects

5 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 : – ...
Baladi

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

6 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 ...
Lebanon

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

6 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 ...
Lebanon

SOLIDE Founder & Activist Ghazi Aad Hospitalized and in Critical Condition

6 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 ...
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