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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.…
MENA

10 Fibs We Were Told as Arab Children

Growing up, our parents always made sure we behaved and we did the right thing. And when didn’t behave, they…
Jordan

The Discovery of a New Monumental Structure in Petra

For two centuries archaeologists have documented thousands of monumental structures within Petra, the capital of the Nabataean empire. But two…
MENA

Dabke: A Traditional Dance Loaded with History

Whether you are a professional Dabke dancer or not, as long as there’s Dabke music playing and you’re a Palestinian,…
MENA

5 Things To Do This Eid Al-Adha (Besides Sleeping!)

Another Eid down for 2016! Marking the end of Hajj, Eid Al-Adha is actually the last Eid of this year.…
Egypt

12 Ancient Egyptian Inventions You May Still Use Today!

Till this day, many things found in the surroundings of our daily lives date back to ancient history. We all…
Palestine

10 Things All Palestinians Do During Eid Al-Fitr

Eid Al-Fitr is here and Muslims around the world are all celebrating the breaking of their fast. After a month…
Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen, Sudan, Cross-border

Ramadan Memories Shared by 30 Faces from 30 Places

The Muslim community is rich with diversity. This diversity in culture and tradition can be seen in the different ways…
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