Outrage on social media as video shows Saudi citizen beating expat worker in public

A brutal video showing a Saudi Nationality publicly bashing an expatriate worker in the Saudi Arabian city of Buraidah has caused outrage among social network users. The video posted on the YouTube on Sunday become viral on social media networks. It is not clear from the video why the Saudi was beating the worker. Reactions to the incident were divided, with many calling for the Saudi Citizen to be punished severely while others said the circumstances surrounding the incident should be studied before reaching a conclusion. However, Take the law…

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Dump Truck Crashes Into A Highway Sign in Saudi Arabia

A dump truck, travelling down a highway in Dammam, Saudi Arabia with its container up, has been captured on a dashcam crashing into a highway sign. According to the report on local news website Al Sharq, It was a mechanical failure that cased the Hydraulic of bucket open up while the driver was not aware of the thing. The driver (Pakistani nationality) was injured and taken to the Central Hospital of Qatif for treatment. Before the truck gets to the sign, a pickup truck is seen speeding up behind it…

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Young Designer Imagines A Border-less Egypt

A young visual artist Amr Eid from Cairo merges Egypt and the World landmarks in a stunning photo series. ‘This is an imaginary project of the different landmarks from all over the world if they were in Egypt and landmarks from Egypt if they were in other places’ says artist. Here we showcase some of the images from the project ‘ماذا لو What If’ on Behance, originally posted by artist. Cairo University / Tropea Province of Vibo Vaelntia Italy   Louvre Museum at Giza Pyramids   Pisa tower at Tahrir…

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Top 10 Beaches In The Middle East

We’ve narrowed down the field of the Middle East’s diverse and abundant beaches to help you choose the spot to head on your Eid Holidays. We considered which beaches boast smooth sand, pleasant waters and high-quality tourist attractions to bring you this list of the best beaches in the Middle East. Read on to know if your favorite beach makes it to the top ten. 10. Emirates Palace Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE Emirates Palace Beach, Abu Dhabi, UAE [Image from Flickr @dowzerr] With one of the most beautiful hotels in…

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8 Common Myths About The Palestinian Conflict

Last year we have heard a lot about the Israel-Gaza conflict. We have seen Gaza being pounded by the Israeli Defense Force with all its might. The civilian death toll has reached 1900+ and hundreds of children have died in the process. With more than 8000 Palestinians injured and the estimated infrastructural loss to gaza ranging from 4 to 6 billion dollars the life of Gazans has hit a new rock bottom. With no power and electricity and now no homes, millions are in need of humanitarian aid. Here are a…

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6 Things We Do On The Causeway To Bahrain

For anyone living in the Eastern Province of the country, the Saudi-Bahrain Causeway is an all-together familiar struggle. From the past few years, the Causeway has become a topic of many conversations and debates. We never miss an opportunity to offer our 2 cents on what can be done to improve the situation. All plans are centered around avoiding the peak-hour traffic. In fact, the Saudi-Bahrain Causeway is a hot topic of discussion even in the MENA Economic Forum (we kid, off course. But you get the severity of the…

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20 Things You’ll Relate To If You’ve Ever Lived In The Middle East

 1. You’ve seen some of the most beautiful mosques in the world Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque – Abu Dhabi Source 2. And it’s not only the mosques that are impressive, the city centers never fail to impress as well The Intersection of Giants – Dubai Source 3. You’d love to explore more of the Middle East’s diverse landscapes, but never really got the chance to do so Al Mughasil beach, Salalah Source 4. It doesn’t matter if you are never on time – everyone is used to people coming late…

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15 Unusual Places That You Won’t Believe Existed In The Middle East

Travelling around the Middle East is overwhelming and unforgettable. The Middle East has something to offer to every traveler: beaches, mountains, fauna, scenic beauty, luxury hotels, historical monuments, rich culture – a treat for all the senses. The experience will leave you a little exhausted; because there’s always something more to see. This wonderful land is riddled with so many mysteries and astonishing things which are at times uncanny. It is almost as if every corner of this land has something waiting to be unraveled, just like these: 1. Marble…

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How Dubai will look in 2030?

The ever-changing, homeland of world records and business capital of Middle-East city Dubai with a skyline – that’s constantly growing in the past three years alone the expansion has been rapid, but how will the Emirate look in 2030? In line with this, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is undertaking a massive addressing system project, changing the names of existing streets, forming new area clusters and districts, and naming them. “A total of more than 7,500 streets have been appointed for re-naming, out of which approximately 500 have already been…

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7 Facts You Need To Know About Gaza

Few months back we have been hearing a lot about Gaza and particularly related to the atrocities that are being committed by the Israeli Defense Force on unarmed civilians in the region. Many have been voicing out their concern and held numerous protests across the globe against the Israeli attacks on Gaza. But do you really know exactly what Gaza is like? Read on to know a bit more about this place that has been in the news for quite some time now. 1. Size of Gaza Gaza is located…

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