Middle Easte Lifestyle news

Lifestyle

Two polls published on Sunday showed the Socialist candidate — whether Hollande or Valls — would be ejected in the round of the presidential election with Fillon beating Le Pen in both rounds to seal victory. In a scenario where Hollande runs alongside his former adviser Macron, Fillon would win the first round with 32 per cent of the vote against 22 per cent for Le Pen and 8 per cent for the president, according to a poll by Odoxa for France 2 television. In the run-off two weeks later, he…
02.24 / 23:57
en.arabstoday.net
At one time, Palestine had 38 hammams (bathhouses), 10 of which were based in the town of Nablus alone. But today, only two bathhouses remain functional in the city. The Romans first introduced hammams to the city, and they became extremely popular during the time of the Ottoman Empire from the early 16th to the early 20th Centuries. But Palestine’s more recent history has seen the demise of the once-popular bathhouses, with around 95 per cent becoming deserted. One of the two functioning b…
02.24 / 23:43
en.arabstoday.net
For the first time in 26 years, the electricity came on in Hayes Lewis’ modest house in this cluttered Monrovia suburb. The very next day, Lewis went out and purchased a television set, a fan and a single light bulb. The purchases cost him $250 (Dh918) — about a quarter of a year’s income for the 62-year-old jack-of-all-trades. But it was money Lewis had been longing to spend. He remembers the time back in 1990 when the warlord Prince Johnson’s forces took over the area and fighting destroy…
02.24 / 23:27
en.arabstoday.net
At a row of shops in the basement of the Makati Cinema Square in southern Metro Manila, Bien Vijungco deftly demonstrates the proper use of defensive knives he sells at his stall. “It always pays to be prepared for anything,” Vijungco tells a prospective customer — one among a steady stream of store visitors he had for that day. Individual and home security is a serious concern in the Philippines and businesses like that of Vijungco’s are doing well in these times. The 46-year-old former bo…
02.24 / 23:27
en.arabstoday.net
The Saudi General Authority for Entertainment (GAE) has deplored the violation committed by organizers of the Saudi Comic Con event at one of the associated activities. Saudi Comic Con is organized by Time Entertainment. The authority said in a statement that despite the success of the event in general, in terms of content and organizing by the executing company, some activities associated with the event violated one of the terms issued by the authority. “The violation has been monitored b…
02.24 / 22:02
en.arabstoday.net
Dubai Media City, DMC, and Dubai Press Club, DPC, announced on Wednesday the launch of the e-book edition of the "Arab Media Outlook, 2016-2018: Youth..Content..Digital" report. Available in an interactive digital format that conforms with the digital transformation era, the report reflects Dubai’s strategy and approach to becoming amongst the world’s smartest cities. The e-book is meant to reach a broader audience across the region, and is targeted at the Arab world’s media professionals, …
02.24 / 21:47
en.arabstoday.net
Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred, jailed in France for “aggravated rape,” has been accused of sexual assault for the third time. This time, the charges were laid by a 28-year-old French-Moroccan woman, said the French Newspaper Le Parisian. The alleged victim explained that she met Lamjarred in April 2015, during a private party held in Casablanca. While Lamjarraed was allegedly under the effects of both alcohol and cocaine, he tried to kiss her in his private apartment, after she had sym…
02.24 / 19:37
en.arabstoday.net
Secretary General of the Istiqlal Party (PI), Hamid Chabat, has filed complaintsto Morocco’s High Authority for Audio-visual Communication (HACA) against both 2M and Medi1, the PI newspaper Al Alam reported on Thursday. Al Alam explained that the official complaints followed his allegations that the two channels contravened the national visual media regulations. Al Alam noted that in the complaints, “Chabat has called on the channels to offer his party a chance to counter in the period, whe…
02.24 / 19:22
en.arabstoday.net
The Justice and Development Party (PJD) has dismissed the report published by the daily Moroccan newspaper Assabah claiming that 20 Members of the Parliament threatened to resign if the party’s Secretary General, Abdelilah Benkirane, was replaced.  An article published by Moroccan newspaper Assabah on Thursday, February 23  claimed that 20 MPs from the PJD have threatened to resign if someone other than the Secretary-General of the PJD, Abdelilah Benkirane, is chosen to head the gov…
02.24 / 19:07
en.arabstoday.net
Tunisian anchor Zainab al-Maliki said that her beginning was in Express FM radio station, as an economic programs presenter, being specialized in marketing. This experience lasted for five years, and then moved to IFM radio station, and two years later she moved to Al Arabi TV channel. Al-Maliki added, in an exclusive interview with Arabs Today, that working as a TV presenter requires a lot of passion and many sacrifices, and eventually you will forget everything once achieves success. She…
02.24 / 18:22
en.arabstoday.net
SAMUEL KUTTY – MUSCAT, FEB. 24 – Expect to hear cutting-edge house, garage, bassline and boundary-pushing music. It is going... The post A big night of MUSIC in the offing appeared first on Oman…
02.24 / 16:22
omanobserver.om
Jordanian Human development expert, Magdi Hamdan, revealed the reasons for the success of "Saraha"(Frankness) site that recently spread on Facebook. From a scientific perspective, the site played on two of the most important things in a person's personal life, curiosity and love of praise. Frankness is not a mistake, it sometimes may be a virtue, but the most important is its style. Hamdan said, in an exclusive interview with Arabs Today, that Saraha website has achieved great success on…
02.24 / 15:57
en.arabstoday.net
Algerian accessories designer Nassima Gamei said that she tries to maintain the Algerian heritage in her hand-made accessories with a modern touch to keep pace with the development of jewelry industry, and meet all tastes especially the youth. Gamei said, in an interview with Arabs Today, that there is a strong tendency among Algerian women to revive the national heritage, so she decided to revive the traditional accessories with a modern touch. She added that the changes that she added to …
02.24 / 14:02
en.arabstoday.net
Algerian accessories designer Rabia Fatima Zahra spoke about her start in accessories designing which has become very popular in Algeria, after the Algerian women were using only gold and silver accessories despite their high prices. She said, in an interview with Arabs Today, that she started her career two years ago, despite her love of jewelry since her early childhood. After Fatima received her Bachelor of Law, she decided to develop her designing talents. She started by designing…
02.24 / 14:02
en.arabstoday.net
  Caudalie has announced the launch of its new VineActiv skincare collection, designed for the woman on the go who is looking to maintain her healthy glow without her skin wearing her fast-paced lifestyle. Formulated to fight skin ‘burn-out’, the new collection harnesses the brand’s newest patented formula, the anti-cell burnout complex, to defend the skin cells for immediate and long-lasting efficacy. The complex activates natural cellular antioxidant defence production and increases prote…
02.24 / 12:21
en.arabstoday.net
 My Market Insight, the company for data, commentary and analysis across various media platforms, has revealed its weekly beauty insight today with a focus on Bodycare. Bodycare brands focus their PR activity in consumer magazines, achieving 200 mentions in January, while consumer magazines experienced a 4% increase in body care mentions, print publications as a whole decreased by 5% compared to January 2016. A decline in PR mentions seems to be the trend for body care, year on year, …
02.24 / 12:06
en.arabstoday.net
H&M has announced the launch of a collaborative capsule collection with Swedish singer-songwriter Zara Larsson, ahead of the release of her first full-length album later this spring. The international album release of ‘So Good’ will be publicised via in-store digital screens, whereby H&M will be promoting the new album before its worldwide release on 17 March. The brand is also offering the opportunity to pre-save Zara's album at hm.com this week. By pre-saving the album it will aut…
02.24 / 11:06
en.arabstoday.net
Egyptian actor Maged Al Masry revealed that he apologized for participating in “Nouh” TV drama show, denying what was published over differences with the staff over the primacy of his name. He pointed out that he apologized for his preoccupation in his new film “The Outcast” and his new TV drama “The Deluge”. He added, in a statement to “Arabs Today”, that he is scheduled to start filming his scenes in the new series, scheduled to be presented during the coming Ramadan, during the coming da…
02.24 / 10:08
en.arabstoday.net
Sources revealed the arrival of Lebanese singer George Wasoof to Cairo to participate in a singing party organized by Kempinski Hotel, while he was surprised of transferring the party to another hotel. He blamed the company which contracted with him for not paying the financial dues to the hotel. According to the sources, the members of his music band have not obtained visas to enter the Egyptian territories, the matter that raised his anger as he did not conduct any rehearsals with the…
02.24 / 09:54
en.arabstoday.net
"What do you mean? How can you get married on the…
02.24 / 04:26
arablit.org