Heritage

Palestine

PaliRoots, Empowering and Connecting the Palestinian Community

  The reason why we love Palestine is not because of land, it’s for the culture and tradition. It all…
Palestine

The Palestinian Dress, Thob: The Story of Place and Memory

Put your seatbelt on because we’re about to go on a journey to Palestine and get to know different types…
Egypt, MENA

Most Ancient Appearances of Hieroglyphics in Egypt region

When we mention the word “Hieroglyphics”, our minds take us all the way to Egypt of the ancient times. Here’s everything you…
Turkey

Sultan Ahmad Square, A Place Full of Culture and History

You can’t go to Istanbul without visiting Sultan Ahmad Square. This archaeological and tourist area is characterized by mosques, churches, restaurants, gardens,…
Saudi Arabia, Cross-border

Al-Ka’aba: The Middle of the Middle East

You might have heard that Muslims consider Al-Ka’aba the center of the earth because airplanes and birds can’t fly over…
Palestine

Palestinian Cauliflower Maklouba, with a Sprinkle of Love!

Diversity is one of the characteristics that make Palestinian culture special and that is due to the many connections Palestine…
Palestine

UNESCO names 3rd Palestinian Site on List of World Heritage Sites

If you are in Palestine this summer, make sure you visit the ancient city of Hebron! Earlier in July, Hebron…
Palestine

The Palestinian Hunger Strike: Let’s Look at the Positive Side…

What happens to the body when it’s in a state of starvation?  First, the body starts to break down any…
Iraq

Iraq Opens New Antiquities Hall in Saddam Hussein’s Old Palace

Each city holds its own treasures. Iraq is a city that has ancient artifacts dating back to 400 B.C., in…
MENA

Mouth Watering Arabic Breakfast Combinations Around MENA.

Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day, and Arabs don’t let this opportunity slip away…
MENA

Grab a book! MENA’s Most Ancient Libraries

What’s the one thing every book-lover can relate to? The smell of books and the smooth texture of the pages.…
Libya

19 Epic Arab Memes That All Arabs Can Relate to!

People tend to choose comedy to make light of certain problems or situations. Arabs have resorted to memes to express…
Iraq

Basra Museum Opens its First Gallery to Celebrate Iraqi Culture

There’s no better way to celebrate culture and preserve history than opening a museum dedicated just to that! And while…
MENA

7 Wives’ Tales You Should Stop Believing

For generations, parents and grandparents all around the world, including those in the MENA, have been counted upon for advice…
Tunisia

Tunisian Breaths Life Back into Handmade Glass

Today’s industrial overproduction has overthrown traditional crafts. Despite this, the more industrial our world becomes, the more making things purely by…
Syria, Cross-border

Landscapes of Hope: Opening the Stage for Syrian Art in Germany

Realizing its importance, many parts of the world often celebrate art.  A few days ago in Berlin, an event was held…
Egypt, Cross-border, MENA

Inta Omri: The Story Behind Um Kulthoom’s Famous Song

Music is essential and existent in all cultures of all times and places. It brings people together to share a…
Morocco

After 12 Centuries, Morocco Dusts off the World’s Oldest Library

In a world where eBooks and web search replace concrete libraries, the world’s oldest library still holds a critical value.…
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