Kuwait

Kuwait, MENA

Ajar Online, a Fintech Startup Based in Kuwait

Paying the rent is not something to be excited about. It takes time and can cause you a headache. But…
Egypt, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

Enjoy Reminiscing to these Eid Songs we grew up with

Eid Mubarak! No matter what stage of life you’re at right now, Eid celebrations filled with sweets (ma3moul), family gatherings, 3ideeya…
Kuwait, UAE, Cross-border

Green Caravan Film Festival Back in the Gulf

Most film festivals are stationary events that happen in specific places, on specific days during the year, but not the Green…
Egypt, Iran, Kuwait

6 Middle Easterners Shortlisted for 2016’s Sony World Photography Award

For nine years, Sony has been presenting its annual World Photography Award to the winners of the competition. This year, the…
Kuwait

OxAdventure Globalizing Youth Since 2013

Have you ever wished you could travel the world and have an adventure? Who hasn’t! Well, OxAdventure, a non-profit organization based…
Kuwait

Mixtures of cultures and Indie music from Kuwait

If you are into culturally aware Indie folk and rock music, then you will love this New York based artist…
Kuwait

What’s On Your Fork? The Kuwaiti App That Will Surprise You

What’s On Your Fork? is the brain child of Noora AlAskar, a Kuwaiti clinical nutrition specialist who, after finishing her…
Kuwait

This Idea Will Make Your Travel Research So Much Easier

In Kuwait, an idea emerged from someone’s personal travel experience. Nothing unusual about that, everybody gets an idea or two…
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Cross-border

Startup MENA Takes Over Bahrain With the GCC Pitch Challenge

Startup MENA is inviting tech startups from the GCC to apply for the GCC Pitch Challenge, currently scanning for promising tech entrepreneurs in…
Iraq, Kuwait, Sudan

5 Arab Indie Pop Artists You Should Check Out in 2015

As 2014 came to a close and Mideast Tunes released their TOP 20 artists of 2014, we came across these 5 promising Arab indie…
Kuwait, UAE

Enigmatic, Futuristic Works of Art Right in the Center of Dubai

Part of AFAC‘s End of Year Event in Dubai was their InVisible Public Art Commission, which sought to allow 5…
Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Tunisia, Morocco, Sudan, Turkey

5 Tips to Achieve Your Resolutions For the New Year

As 2015 is just around the corner, we at BarakaBits have prepared 5 pieces of advice to help you achieve your…
Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, UAE, Cross-border

5 Middle Eastern Comics You Will Love No Matter How Old You Are

Brave superheroes fighting imaginary aliens, witty characters whose dialogues go beyond the entertaining anecdote, and bold heroines breaking all boundaries. These 5…
Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, Cross-border

The Most Ancient Arabic Short Stories, Translated for the First Time

Stories as old as 1,000 years. Arabic short stories as fascinating as the Arabian nights. Stories that have slept for…
Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Libya, Morocco, Algeria, Cross-border

Prepare Your Own Moroccan Bath in 6 Easy Steps

With simple steps and basic ingredients, you can have your own Moroccan bath ritual at the comfort of your home. Enjoy…
Kuwait, Saudi Arabia

You May Be Surprised by the Gulf Tradition That Is Similar to Halloween

Though Halloween is not very widespread in the Middle East, a tradition known as Garge’an  (قرقيعان‎ in Arabic) is somewhat…
Bahrain, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Cross-border

Women Athletes Win Big at the 2014 Asian Games

The Middle East was well represented at this year’s Asian Games which took place in Incheon, South Korea from September…
Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Syria, Yemen

5 Islands in the Middle East You Must Visit

Forget about Palm Jumeirah, the Middle East is packed with natural islands that are both beautiful and filled with interesting…
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